Liber Peregrinacionis/Pilgrimage (1288-89)

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Liber Peregrinacionis/Pilgrimage (1288-89)

Author of text: Riccoldo of Monte Croce
Date of text: 1288-89
Date of person in text: ca. 1243-1320
Name of structure in text: Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text 4th, 7th, 11th, 12th century
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 12 AD
Country in text: Israel
Region in text:
City in text: Jerusalem
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text:

Ascending Mount Calvary, we found in the place where the Lord was crucified the place where the wood of the cross was fixed in the stone and beside it an image of the Crucified in mosaic work, facing west just as the Lord was crucified; and at the foot of the stone into which the cross was fixed are positioned the blessed Virgin and blessed John, who stand next to the cross and look east towards the face of Christ.

Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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Bibliography: For translation see:

Pringle, Denys, Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land, 1187-1291(Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012), p. 373


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