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Culture and Society in Medieval Galicia: A Cultural Crossroads at the Edge of Europep. De miraculis sancti Jacobi.

The historical content of the compilation is emergence of Saint James as a patron saint for the fight against Islam in Iberia.

In later years the legend became somewhat of an embarrassment in its depiction of Saint James as a bloodthirsty avenger years after his death. Its relative size and the information it contains on the spiritual aspects of the catbolici make it the heart of the codex.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Codex Calixtinus. Book IV is attributed to Archbishop Turpin of Reims and commonly referred to as Pseudo-Turpinalthough it is the work of an anonymous writer of the 12th century.

On and Off the Road to Santiago. These passages are of great interest to musicologists as they include early examples of polyphony.

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The Order was formed in order to help protect church interests in northern Spain from Moorish cathplici. Retrieved 29 July Iter pro peregrinis ad Compostellam.


The book was stolen from its security case in the cathedral’s archives on 3 July [7] Spanish press reports speculated that the theft may have been an attempt to embarrass the cathedral administration over lax security measures [8] or an attempt to settle a personal or professional grievance. It describes the coming of Charlemagne to Spain, his defeat at the Xongaudeant of Roncevaux Pass and the death of the knight Roland.

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While the individual texts have a complex history, and each of the five books was probably in existence before their compilation in a single “encyclopedia for the clngaudeant and cult of St. The compilation is most likely due to the French scholar Aymeric Picaud. Codex Calixtinus was long held in the archives of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and was rediscovered there by the Jesuit scholar Padre Fidel Fita in Today this legend in northern Spain has cultural and historical significance that is completely separate from any of the original intentions by the Catholic Church.

This widely publicized and multi-copied book describing the legend of Santiago Matamoros or ‘St. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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The Veneranda Dies sermon is the longest work in Book One and seems to have been part of the feast day celebrations for St. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat congzudeant The popular appeal of Book V led to it achieving the greatest fame, and it has been described as the first tourist’s guide book. The former cathedral employee was convicted of catuolici theft of the codex and of EUR 2. The History of Basque Routledge: The Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin English translation.


It commemorates the life, death and translation of the remains of St.

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The work was particularly popular at the Abbey of Cluny. Studies in Late-Medieval Religious Life: It also describes the city of Santiago de Compostela and its cathedral. Three parts of the Codex Calixtinus include music: Latin Wikisource has original text related to this article: Its most likely date of compilation is the period of — Retrieved from ” https: In it are also found descriptions of the route, works of art congaudeatn be seen along the way, and the customs of the local people.

The letter of Pope Callixtus Dongaudeant which opens the book, occupies both recto and verso of the first two folios.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Devotions and Pilgrimages in the Netherlandsp. In Ole Peter Grell. For this reason, the terms Liber sancti Jacobi and Codex Calixtinus are often used interchangeably.