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For this reason, the terms Liber sancti Jacobi and Codex Calixtinus are often used interchangeably. Devotions and Pilgrimages in the Netherlandsp. The letter of Pope Callixtus II which opens the book, occupies both recto and verso of the first two folios.

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 pilgrimage and cult of St.

University of California Press. The compilation is most likely due to the French scholar Aymeric Picaud. Retrieved 29 July James; discusses the route to Compostela in both physical and spiritual terms; and celebrates the blessings of the saint bestowed on the pilgrims of the route, on Spain and on Galicia.

Book I accounts for almost half of all the codex and contains sermons and homilies concerning Saint James, two descriptions of his martyrdom and official liturgies for his veneration. The Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin English translation.

Codex Calixtinus

Its oversized pages were trimmed down during a restoration in With some ccatholici, each folio displays a single column of thirty-four lines of text. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Codex Calixtinus. 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. This page was last edited on 27 Octobercpngaudeant In later years the legend became somewhat of an embarrassment in its depiction of Saint James as a bloodthirsty avenger years after his death.


The Order was formed in order to help protect church interests in northern Spain from Moorish invaders. The scallop shell is a symbol for Saint James. The miracles in book II are recounted with their dates, between andso that the completion of the compilation can with some certainty be dated to between andand with highest probability to the s.

The chapter also includes an account of Roland’s defeat of the giant Saracen Ferragut.

There are some clues suggestive of a later date of aroundbut none of them render impossible a date of around Archived conguadeant the original on Three parts of the Codex Calixtinus include music: James the Moorslayer’ is considered by scholars to be an early example of propaganda by the Catholic Church to drum up recruits for the military Order of Santiago.

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 Book IV had been torn off ineither by accident, theft or at the decree of King Philip IIIand it was reinstated during the restoration.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It commemorates the life, death and translation of the remains of St.

The codex appeared to be in perfect condition but an in depth analysis will have to be performed in order to verify it. These passages are of great interest to musicologists as they include early examples of polyphony. The hagiographic Book II is an account of twenty-two miracles [15] across Europe attributed to Saint James, both during his life and after his death.


Culture and Society in Medieval Galicia: The collection includes sermonsreports of miracles and liturgical texts associated with Saint James, and congaudeaant set of polyphonic musical pieces. University of Notre Dame.

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De miraculis sancti Jacobi. Book V is a wealth of practical advice for pilgrims, [18] informing congaueant where they should stop, relics they should venerate, sanctuaries they should visit, bad food they should be wary of [19] and commercial scams, including in the author’s opinion, other churches who claimed to hold relics of St. On and Off the Road to Santiago.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This date serves as terminus ante quem for the compilation of the Liber excluding appendices.

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Iter pro peregrinis ad Compostellam. Retrieved from ” https: There were also several other objects of worth stolen from the Cathedral found in the home of the former employee. James”, Codex Calixtinus is the archetype manuscript for the composite Liber sancti Jacobi. Today this legend in northern Spain congaudeaht cultural and historical significance that is completely separate from catuolici of the original intentions by the Catholic Church.

Contexts – Making sense of things: It also describes the city of Santiago de Compostela and its cathedral.