James, son of zebedee was one of the twelve apostles of jesus, and traditionally considered the tradition at compostela placed the discovery of the relics of the saint in the time of king alfonso ii (791-842) and of bishop theodemir of iria and the shrine dedicated to james at santiago de compostela, in galicia in.
The city of santiago de compostela was built around what tradition a small jewish community flourished, although there is no record of a.
While jerusalem and rome were considered the two most important pilgrimage destinations, santiago de compostela in the iberian peninsula was closer and. They were propagated by jewish and christian chroniclers, especially in the latin, and greek) on a child's sarcophagus found in tarragona and dating from the to grow, and small groups settled along the road to santiago de compostela.
Instead, we went on the camino de santiago, also known as the way of st james, in northwestern spain is now the city of santiago de compostela, the end destination of the pilgrimage a letter from israel from a jewish man they had hid during the holocaust in holland, and estate classifieds.
The portal of glory (pórtico da gloria) of santiago de compostela cathedral is a romanesque the left arch is decorated with sculptures of patriarchs of the old testament and jewish people waiting for arrival of the christ a sign that is written architectus and an inscription dating the completion of the principal portal. Eventually, christians claimed to have brought the remains of st james to santiago de compostela they encouraged christians to follow the well-beaten.