The Pilgrimage Roads: Of the Route of Saint James

The Pilgrimage Roads: Of the Route of Saint James

The pilgrimage roads to Santiago de Compostela numbered four. Like the four rivers of Paradise which flowed to the four cardinal points, the four roads to Compostela had a symbolic resonance. These earthly ways led westward towards the prospect of a return to...
Of the days’ journey on the Apostle’s road

Of the days’ journey on the Apostle’s road

  Video: The Pilgrimage Road Rio Pisuerga to Rio Orbigo An Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration 2:44 According to the Pilgrims’ Guide, the Camino was divided into thirteen stages. During the great florescence of the Compostelan pilgrimage...
Compostela and the Legend of the Milky Way

Compostela and the Legend of the Milky Way

Observing the starry way in the heavens, beginning at the Friezeland sea, and passing over the German territory and Italy, between Gaul and Aquitaine, and from thence in a straight line over Gascony, Bearne, and Navarre, and through Spain to Gallicia, wherein till his...
The Burial Grounds of Roncevaux

The Burial Grounds of Roncevaux

    Video: The Tours Road from Talmont to Belin An Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration 1:31 The burial grounds of Roncevaux were important shrines for medieval pilgrims. Among the relics which pilgrims travelling to Santiago de Compostela...