Revival of the Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela: The Politics of Religious, National, and European Patrimony, 1879–1988*

  title={Revival of the Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela: The Politics of Religious, National, and European Patrimony, 1879–1988*},
  author={Sasha David Pack},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={335 - 367}
  • S. D. Pack
  • Published 1 June 2010
  • History
  • The Journal of Modern History
The martyrdom of St. James the Greater took place in Jerusalem in AD 44, yet in 1879 the Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, a town of 25,000 inhabitants in Spanish Galicia, announced that the apostle’s bones had been discovered buried beneath the local cathedral. Cardinal Miguel Paya’s assertion appeared to confirm a millennial belief that St. James had evangelized the Iberian Peninsula, and his remains miraculously returned there after his death. Although its origins are murky, this tale… 
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