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Egeria's Travels

By John Wilkinson

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Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 February 1999
Egeria who was probably a Spanish nun visited the Holy Land only some fifty years after the reign of Constantine. Her's is thus the earliest surviving account of the Holy Land. Her description with a loving attention to detail of the Holy Places and particularly of Jerusalem make her the prime source for early Christian pilgrimage and worship. John Wilkinson's well-known book has been completely updated and revised to take account of recent archaeology and scholarship. A wealth of information is included about Egeria, her journey and early liturgy.

Table of Contents

Egeria, the traveller; Early references to Egeria; Early Christian pilgrimage; Aelia Capitolina; The Bordeaux Pilgrim; Egeria's route; Table of Dates; Clergy and people; Liturgy.

About the Author

John Wilkinson was a Canon of St George's Cathedral in Jerusalem and the Director of the British School of Archaeology there. He is the author of several books including Jerusalem Pilgrims before the Crusades.

EAN: 9780856687105
ISBN: 0856687103
Publisher: Aris & Phillips Ltd
Dimensions: 20.83 x 1.52 x 14.73 centimetres (0.38 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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