Anonymous Pilgrim V, 2.16

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Context

We know next to nothing about the European traveller to the Holy Land called Anonymous Pilgrim V, whose account survives in the manuscript Heiligenkreuz Bibliothek 88. The editor Wilhelm Neumann argued that, while his journey seems to have preceded the fall of Jerusalem in 1187 C.E., certain details reflect knowledge of the end of the 12th or beginning of the 13th century. The work has two parts apparently written by the same author, the first giving a straightforward itinerary and the second a survey of the region’s ethnography, religions, and environment. This passage summarizes the ecclesiastical hierarchy in the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, including the Archbishop of Caesarea.

Text

Preterea iste civitates sunt, que non habent episcopos: Scalona, que est sub episcopo Bethlehemitano; Ioppen, que est sub canonicis Dominici Sepulcri; Neapolis, que est sub Abbate Templi, Caifa sub ArchepiscopoCesariense.

Textual Note

Ed. Neumann 1866

Translation

Furthermore, there are these cities that do not have bishops: Ascalon, which is subject to the Bishop of Bethlehem; Ioppe, which is subject to the canons of the Lord’s Sepulcher; Neapolis, which is subject to the Abbot of the Temple; and Caifa, subject to the Archbishop ofCaesarea.

Translation Note

Adapted from Stewart 1894

Bibliography

  • 1 Wilhelm Anton Neumann, Drei mittelaltliche Pilgerschriften,Drei mittelaltliche Pilgerschriften, Österreichische Vierteljahresschrift für katholische TheologieÖsterreichische Vierteljahresschrift für katholische Theologie 5 (1866): 211–82, p: 271. Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record Link to Worldcat Bibliographic record
  • 2 Anonymous Pilgrim V, [On the Holy Land],[On the Holy Land], in Anonymous Pilgrims, I.-VIIIAnonymous Pilgrims, I.-VIII, trans. Aubrey Stewart, repr. New York: AMS Press, 1971, Palestine Pilgrims’ Text Society (London: Palestine Pilgrims’ Text Society, 1894), 22–36, p: 32, section: 2.16. Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

 

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Joseph L. Rife, “Anonymous Pilgrim V, 2.16,” in Caesarea Maritima: A Collection of Testimonia, last modified June 14, 2021, https://caesarea-maritima.org/testimonia/282.

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Joseph L. Rife, “Anonymous Pilgrim V, 2.16.” In Caesarea Maritima: A Collection of Testimonia, edited by Joseph L. Rife and Phillip I. Lieberman., edited by Joseph L. Rife et al.. Caesarea City and Port Exploration Project, 2021. Entry published June 14, 2021. https://caesarea-maritima.org/testimonia/282.

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Entry Title: Anonymous Pilgrim V, 2.16

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  • Joseph L. Rife, general editor, Vanderbilt University
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