[Sca-cooks] water - way of St. James

Sydney Walker Freedman freedmas at stolaf.edu
Sun Nov 30 06:31:54 PST 2008

If someone finds it, I'd be willing to help translate.  I don't think
it's the Liber Sancti Jacobi, as that's 12th-century, not

Lady Cecilia de Cambrige

On 11/30/08, emilio szabo <emilio_szabo at yahoo.it> wrote:
>> There several routes. The most come is the French route going
>> from Paris to Santiago de Compestela via Burgos and Leon. Another route
>> ...
> (...)
>> Stefan's msg does not deal the dangers of polluted rivers as does the
>> 10th Century text I read, fferent minerals affect my stomach.
>> > If you come across the details of this 10th century book on water
>> > quality, I'd love to add that information to this file.
>> You don't want it. It's in old Spanish and very hard reading for me
>> and I can't find it so forget it..
> Could it be the 12th century Latin Liber sancti Jacobi, also known as Codex
> Calixtinus, which, in the fifth section (the pilgrim's guide) mentions four
> established routes to Santiago and in chapter 6 of said section deals with
> "Rios buenos y malos en el Camino de Santiago", if I may quote the Spanish
> translation of the text by Millán Bravo Lozano in his book "Guía del
> Peregrino Medieval" (1989).
> If this is not the source you had in mind, please try to remember ...
> e.
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