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Author Chareyron, Nicole.

Title Pilgrims to Jerusalem in the Middle Ages.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (627 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chronology and Maps; 1: Evagari et Discurrere per Mundum . . .; 2: All Roads Lead to Venice; 3: Venice in Splendid Dress; 4: Five Weeks in a Galley; 5: The Holy Lond of Promyssion; 6: Jerusalem and the Holy Places; 7: The Church of the Holy Sepulcher: The Christian World in Miniature; 8: Pilgrimages and Excursions Round and About Jerusalem; 9: Saracens in the Towns, Arabs in the Desert, and Jews Here and There; 10: Desert Time, Desert Space; 11: Sinai and Its Speaking Stones; 12: Cairo, City of Lights.
13: Diamonds of the Sands, or Pharaoh's Granaries14: The Virgin's Garden, the Hermits' Desert, and Egyptian Dreams; 15: Alexandria, Sentry of the East; 16: Happy He Who, Like Ulysses . . .; 17: By Way of an Ending: The Smell of Thyme and the Taste of Honey; Appendix: Pilgrims' Profiles; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-281) and index.
Summary ""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.
Other author Wilson, Donald W.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- History.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Jerusalem.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780231529617 (electronic bk.)
0231529619 (electronic bk.)
0231132301 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780231132305 (cloth ; alk. paper)