Narrative Accounts, Itineraries and Descriptions

Title

Narrative Accounts, Itineraries and Descriptions

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Document Type

Book Chapter

Description

Chapter in Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage.

Pilgrim authors write in various languages and from perspectives that differ depending upon their nationality, culture, social status, professional interests and audience. Despite the variety within the genre, recurrent themes may be expected in pilgrim literature; these include venerating the relics at shrines, describing churches (architecture, personnel and ceremonies), identifying potential lodgings en route, and commenting on the landscape, the people, and the food in each…

ISBN

9789004181298

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

Brill

City

Leiden

Disciplines

English Language and Literature

Narrative Accounts, Itineraries and Descriptions


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