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Peregrinatio ad loca sancta
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(Peregrinatio Aetheriae, Itinerarium Egeriae). Report by an educated Christian pilgrim about her religiously motivated journey into the Holy Land (Itinerare C.) and and about the liturgy as practised in Jerusalem (Liturgy II.) towards the end of the 4th cent. AD (probably 381-384 [4; 2. 21-29]). The only MS of the text (Codex Arretinus, 11th cent.), being incomplete in places, does not reveal the author. Her name has become known principally via a letter of the Galician monk Valerius of Bierzo († 691): Egeria (other interpretations: Aetheria, Etheria, Eucheria). Th…

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Feulner, Hans-Jürgen (Tübingen), “Peregrinatio ad loca sancta”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 30 November 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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