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Pilgrim & Preacher: The Audiences and Observant Spirituality of Friar Felix Fabri (1437/8-1502)

Kathryne Beebe


Pilgrim and Preacher seeks to understand the numerous pilgrimage writings of the Dominican Felix Fabri (1437/8–1502), not only as rich descriptions of Jerusalem, the Holy Land, Palestine, and Egypt, but also as sources for the religious attitudes and social assumptions that went into their creation. Fabri, an Observant reformer and talented preacher, as well as a two-time Holy Land pilgrim, adapted his pilgrimage experiences for four different audiences. He produced the rhymed, Swabian-German Pilgerbüchlein for those who sponsored his first voyage; the encyclopaedic Latin Evagatorium for his D ... More

Keywords: Felix Fabri, pilgrimage, Dominican, Observance Movement, Evagatorium, Jerusalem, Germany, virtual pilgrimage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198717072
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717072.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kathryne Beebe, author
Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas at Arlington