Egeria's Travels (3rd Edition), by Egeria; Translated by John Wilkinson
Egeria or Aetheria (often called Sylvia) was a Gallaeci or Gallic woman who made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land about 381-384. She wrote an account of her journey in a long letter to a circle of women at home which survives in fragmentary form in a later copy. 240pp Paper
Bibb Memorial Trust Series This eye-witness account of the Holy Places liturgy of the Holy Land describes the experience of a pilgrim who visited Jerusalem fifty years after the reign of Constantine, making hers the earliest surviving account. Her loving attention to detail makes Egeria's work an historical and liturgical source of prime importance today. 10 maps, 21 plans, 2 figures. 240pp (1999/Original Hardcover 1971)
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
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