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Egeria, active 4th century-5th century


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    • Aetheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • Aitheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • Echeria, active 4th century-5th century
    • Egeria, 4th/5th cent.
    • Egérie, active 4th century-5th century
    • Etheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • Eucheria, active 4th century-5th century
    • Ījīrīyā, active 4th century-5th century
    • Īthīrīyā, active 4th century-5th century
    • Īyūthirīyā, active 4th century-5th century
    • Sīlfīyā, active 4th century-5th century
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      • Egeria, 4th/5th cent.
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      • found: Itinerarium Egeriae. French. Journal de voyage, 1982:title page (Egérie) page 16, etc. (Egérie; known from a 7th century letter by Valerio of Bierzo describing her travels; in the manuscripts of Valerio's letter, the woman's name appears variously as Egeria, Echeria, Etheria; modern scholars have settled on Egeria as the preferred form, although previously Aetheria or Eucheria were used; she has been identified with the unnamed woman whose journey is described in the anonymous text which has become known as the Itinerarium Egeriae or Peregrinatio Aetheriae) page 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:title page (Egeria) page 12, etc. (the editor discusses factors inclining to a date after 394, or even in early 5th century, for the writing of the text of Itinerarium)
      • found: Encyclopedia Britannica, 15th edition(Peregrinatio Etheriae or Pilgrimage of Etheria; an anonymous and incomplete account of her travels written in Latin by a nun from Western Europe near the end of the 4th century; she is now generally identified with a Spanish nun called Etheria (Aetheria, Egeria, Eucheria))
      • found: Hodoiporiko, 1989:title page (Aitheria)
      • found: Aqdam makhṭūṭah taḥwī "Ṭuqūs Usbūʻ al-Baṣkhah", 2000:page 11 (Egeria [in rom.]) page 20, etc. (Ījīrīyā; Īthīrīyā; Īyūthirīyā; Sīlfīyā; lived in Galicia [the ancient kingdom in northwestern Spain])
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