Egeria's Travels / Edition 3

Egeria's Travels / Edition 3

by John Wilkinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0856687103

ISBN-13: 9780856687105

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Aris and Phillips

Egeria, who was most probably a Spanish nun, visited the Holy Land only fifty years after the death of Constantine, making her work the earliest surviving account of the area. Her description of the Holy Land, particularly that of Jerusalem, are written with a loving attention to detail, making her the prime source of early Christian pilgrimage and worship. The

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Egeria, who was most probably a Spanish nun, visited the Holy Land only fifty years after the death of Constantine, making her work the earliest surviving account of the area. Her description of the Holy Land, particularly that of Jerusalem, are written with a loving attention to detail, making her the prime source of early Christian pilgrimage and worship. The third edition of John Wilkinson's well-known book is completely updated and as well as a translation of Egeria's account, includes a wealth of information about Egeria, her journey and early liturgy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780856687105
Publisher:
Aris and Phillips
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
683,382
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.53(d)

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