This eye-witness account of the Holy Places liturgy of the Holy Land describes the experience of a pilgrim who visited Jerusalem fifty years after the reign of Constantine, making hers the earliest surviving account. Her loving attention to detail makes Egeria's work an historical and liturgical source of prime importance today.
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Written in the first part of the fifth century, this work is a charming record of the observations of a Christian woman on a lengthy pilgrimage to the Holy Lands. Her firsthand account is a work of major significance for the fields of archaeology, church history, philology, and comparative liturgy.… (more)