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The Four Roads to Heaven

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Description for The Four Roads to Heaven Paperback. Follows the four roads through France on the pilgrimage to Santiago, which Christian pilgrims have been following since the twelfth century Num Pages: 256 pages, 24 pp colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1DDF; HRA; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 500.
'There are four roads leading to Santiago, which combine to form a single road'So begins The Pilgrim's Guide, the world's first guidebook. Written early in the twelfth century by Benedictine monks, it served travellers taking part in the great pilgrimage of the Middle Ages, to the tomb of the apostle St James, the cousin of Christ, at Santiago de Compostela in north-west Spain. The four roads are all in France: from Paris in the north; from Vezelay in Burgundy; from Le Puy-en-Velay in the Massif Central; and from Arles in Provence - all threading their way across the country before ... Read more

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About Edwin Mullins
Edwin Mullins has written widely about the visual arts and particularly about French art and architecture. His many books include The Pilgrimage to Santiago, Avignon of the Popes, The Camargue, Roman Provence and the award-winning In Search of Cluny: God's Lost Empire, all published by Signal Books. He is married with three grown-up children and five grandchildren. He lives and ... Read more

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'Mullins combines armchair travel with social history in this enticing exploration of the pilgrimage to Santiago of Compostela. . . . Beyond an imaginative travelogue, Mullins also provides insights into the role of the pilgrimage during the re-Christianisation of Moorish Spain. Readers with an interest in European spiritual history or church architecture will appreciate this window into the lush world ... Read more

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