The Harmony of Staff and Sword: How Medieval Thinkers Saw Santiago Peregrino & Matamoros

@article{Raulston2008TheHO,
  title={The Harmony of Staff and Sword: How Medieval Thinkers Saw Santiago Peregrino \& Matamoros},
  author={Stephen B. Raulston},
  journal={La cor{\'o}nica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={345 - 367}
}
  • Stephen B. Raulston
  • Published 4 April 2012
  • History, Art
  • La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
The iconographie tradition of Santiago combines the Byzantine tradition of representing James as a member of the fellowship of apostles (Melczer 63) with innovative medieval images of the saint as Santiago Peregrino clad in the appurtenances ofhis own followers, and as a mounted warrior, Santiago Matamoros, engaged in battle against a Muslim enemy. In the Byzantine tradition, representations of Santiago as apostle or evangelist bear no distinguishing features, apart from context, to… 
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