Pilgrims to Jerusalem in the Middle Ages

Pilgrims to Jerusalem in the Middle Ages

eBook - 2011
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""Every man who undertakes the journey to the Our Lord's Sepulcher needs three sacks: a sack of patience, a sack of silver, and a sack of faith.""?Symon Semeonis, an Irish medieval pilgrimAs medieval pilgrims made their way to the places where Jesus Christ lived and suffered, they experienced, among other things: holy sites, the majesty of the Egyptian pyramids (often referred to as the ""Pharaoh's granaries""), dips in the Dead Sea, unfamiliar desert landscapes, the perils of traveling along the Nile, the customs of their Muslim hosts, Barbary pirates, lice, inconsiderate traveli.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780231529617
Characteristics: 1 online resource (627 pages)
Additional Contributors: Wilson, Donald W.


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