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  • 1. 1TOWARDS A EUROPEANREMEMBRANCE
  • 2. THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGOTHE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO
  • 3. Different places to start……………
  • 4. Final destination: Santiago de Compostela
  • 5. FRECNH PATH (775 km)- Roncesvalles-- Navarra-Burgos-León-Lugo-Santiagode Compostela
  • 6. REASONS Pilgrimage: fPilgrimage: faith, sinsand religious obligation. Sightseeing.Sightseeing. To enjoy and to meetTo enjoy and to meetpeople.people. Personal challenge.Personal challenge.
  • 7. WAYS TO MAKE ITBY BICICLE
  • 8. ESSENTIAL ITEMS The Credencial Backpack Sleeping bag Mat Rain coat Kit Clothing Footwear
  • 9.  Compostela: certificate given by the Pilgrim Office.
  • 10. HISTORICAL CONTEXT
  • 11. HISTORY OF THE SAINT St. James travelled fromPalestine to Andalucía(Hispania) He started preaching hismessage in the South ofHispania, but moved towardsthe North Next, he moved to the East ofthe Iberian Peninsula Eventually, he returns toPalestine, where he wasbeheaded for preachingChristianity
  • 12. SAINT JAMES GRAVE The Saint’s corpse wasstolen and taken toHispania He was buried inLibredón Forest, inGalician lands Nine centuries after hisdeath, his tomb was foundand his remains werepreserved
  • 13. HISTORY OF ST. JAMES’ WAY The discovery of the Saint’sremains spread through theChristian Europe King of Asturias, Alfonso II,is considered the first pilgrimof St. James’ Way Muslim troops defeated inthe North, this means moreterritory
  • 14. PILGRIMAGE From the first decades of the 10thcentury, Compostela became a centreof pilgrimage in Europe The first pilgrims walked along theNorthern Way
  • 15.  Later, the Reconquest resulted in more territories.This permitted the construction of new paths French Way The European Parliament has recently proved theimportance of St. James’ Way, and it was declaredWorld Heritage by the UNESCO
  • 16. SIMBOLS
  • 17. St James´ cross It represents a sword with a fleur de lis-shaped grip. This was used by the knights in the Crusades.
  • 18. St James´ arrow Found in the trees, ground, rocks,etc. It can be found several times along the Camino deSantiago.
  • 19. St James´ shell Shell of a scallop. Used by the pilgrims in order to demonstrate thatthey have reached Santiago.
  • 20. Pilgrim´s pumpkin Formerly used to transport liquids. Nowadays it is only used as a symbol and it is foundin pilgrims´ stick
  • 21. ARTSan Martín de Frómista
  • 22. • The Camino de Santiago is a route of diffusion of art andculture.• It is full of churches, monasteries, cathedrals, hospitals.• These temples were a place of shelter for pilgrims on theirway to the Cathedral of Santiago, where the saint is buried.
  • 23. CATHEDRAL OF JACA
  • 24. Puente la Reina Santo Domingo de la CalzadaNájera
  • 25. CATHEDRAL OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA• Its origin is in the tomb of the Apostle. It started being a Romanesque church andwas completed with gothic and baroque styles.• Follows the classic scheme of pilgrimage churches: answers the needs of the visitors.
  • 26. BOTAFUMEIRO
  • 27. PÓRTICO DE LA GLORIA•Signed by Master Mateo•The population was illiterate. Thesereliefs narrate biblical passages.•This was a mean of spreading culturein Europe.
  • 28. Pillar of Prophets: sculptural ensemble unfolded around the Apostle.
  • 29. CURIOUS FACTS ABOUTCAMINO DE SANTIAGO
  • 30. HOLY YEAR: AÑO XACOBEO Is the year in which July 25, is aSunday. This happens following thisregularseries of years 6-5-6-11 The tradition includes visitingSantiago de Compostela, praying,and going through the Puerta Santa. In catholic faith, if you do that, allyour sins will be forgiven.
  • 31. Xacobeo in numbers2010 Xacobeo’s YearLogoThe next Holy Xacobeo Year will be inIn the 2010 Holy XacobeoYear, 3.700.000people visited Santiago deCompostelaThe last Holy XacobeoYear of this century, willbe
  • 32. XACOBEO IN NUMBERS II Also the Holy Xacobeo Years are the ones inwhich most pilgrims walk the way.050000100000150000200000250000300000PilgrimsPilgrims
  • 33. THE BOTAFUMEIRO Is a thurible which burnsincense. The name means “smokeexpeller” in Galician It reaches the height of 21meters There have been someaccidents with it, because thehook that is attached to therope sometimes becomedisconnected. The maximum weight of theincensory has been 160kilograms.
  • 34. THE POPULARITY Thanks to the popularity of the movie TheWay, and the books of Kim Hyo Sun a coreanbest-selling author, the number of pilgrimsof these countries have increased. Coreans: In 2004, only 18. In 2012 3000. Americans: The number of americanpilgrims increased in 2012 in a 54%
  • 35. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLF3Fi1W6OY