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Egeria, active 4th century-5th century


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    • us: Aetheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Aitheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Echeria, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Egérie, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Etheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Eucheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Ījīrīyā, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Īthīrīyā, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Īyūthirīyā, active 4th century-5th century
    • us: Sīlfīyā, active 4th century-5th century
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      • Egeria, 4th/5th cent.
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      • found: Itinerarium Egeriae. French & Latin. Journal de voyage, 1982: t.p. (Egérie) p. 16, etc. (Egérie, known from a 7th cent. letter of Valerio of Bierzo describing her travels; in mss. of the letter name appears as Egeria, Echeria, Etheria; modern scholars have settled on Egeria as the preferred form, although previously Aetheria or Eucheria were used; she is usually identified with the unknown woman whose journey is described in the anon. text which has become known as the Itinerarium Egeriae or Peregrinatio Aetheriae) p. 27, etc. (her dates depend on the internal evidence of the Itinerarium; editor opts for 381-384 as dates of that journey)
      • found: Itinerarium Egeriae. English. Egeria, Diary of a pilgrimage, 1970: t.p. (Egeria) p. 12, etc. (discusses factors inclining to a date after 394, or even in early 5th cent., for the writing of the text of Itinerarium)
      • found: Encyc. Brit., 15th ed. (Peregrinatio Etheriae or Pilgrimage of Etheria, an anon. and incomplete account of her travels written in Latin by a nun from Western Europe near the end of the 4th cent.; now generally identified with a Spanish nun called Etheria (Aetheria, Egeria, Eucheria))
      • found: Hodoiporiko, 1989: t.p. (Aitheria)
      • found: Aqdam makhṭūṭah taḥwī "Ṭuqūs Usbūʻ al-Baṣkhah", 2000: p. 11 (Egeria [in rom.]) p. 20, etc. (Ījīrīyā; Īthīrīyā; Īyūthirīyā; Sīlfīyā; lived in Galicia [ancient kingdom NW Spain])
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