The Pilgrims

The Pilgrims The first pilgrim known was Godescalc, bishop of Puy, in 950, together with an important retinue. The Duke IX of Aquitaine began the way in 1137; in 1154 Louis VII, King of France, went on the pilgrimage to Santiago and a century later the archbishop of Lyon visited the apostle’ shrine. It is Leer másThe Pilgrims[…]

Pilgrim Clothing

Pilgrim Clothing One of the distinctive marks of the pilgrim, was and is his clothing. At the beginnings, the garments and footwear used had a practical reason, but eventually remained the same and went on become a characteristic attire of the pilgrims of St James. The majority of texts about history and iconography of pilgrimage, Leer másPilgrim Clothing[…]

Historia: Leyendas del Camino

HISTORIA Leyendas del Camino Seguir una ruta de peregrinación supone emprender un camino a la vez interior y exterior, y la marcha hacia una meta durante la cual el peregrino podrá llegar a adquirir plena conciencia de su propia trascendencia. A lo largo de los siglos, el Camino se pobló de leyendas de carácter sobrenatural, Leer másHistoria: Leyendas del Camino[…]