Comets in the sky appeared and countless went in pilgrimage

Comets in the sky appeared and countless went in pilgrimage

Comets in the sky appeared and countless went in pilgrimage Radulfus Glaber Medieval Christian pilgrimages were grafted onto older pagan ones. The sacred grove or magical dolmen now became a Christian shrine with a miraculous relic to attract Christian pilgrims....
The Canons Regular and the Legend of Roncevaux

The Canons Regular and the Legend of Roncevaux

He sees around him many tables at which are seated guests in the black habit of monks or the white habit of the canons regular, who belong to the most saintly order of all. They pray to God on our behalf, they sing the Masses, the Matins and the Hours History of...
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...
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...