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RECONQUISTA

ORIGINALLY THE PILGRIMAGE ROAD TO COMPOSTELA DESCRIBED THE FRONTIER BETWEEN CHRISTIAN SPAIN AND MOORISH ANDALUSIA. ALTERNATING PERIODS OF CHRISTIAN AND ISLAMIC MILITARY ASCENDANCY FORM THE BACKDROP TO THE PILGRIMAGE WITH CONSEQUENCES WHICH WERE POLITICAL, CULTURAL AND SPIRITUAL

  1. The Arab Invasion: The ruin of Spain and its many and great evils
  2. The Arab Invasion: Weighed down by the quantity of their sins the Goths were put to flight
  3. The Battle of Poitiers: Two comets appeared around the sun, striking terror into all who saw them. A swarm of Saracens ravaged Gaul with horrible slaughter
  4. The Reonquistà: The Saracens themselves also predict, from certain portents and signs of the stars, that their destruction is approaching, and they say that the kingdom of the Goths is to be restored
  5. The Chrismon:In this sign you shall conquer
  6. Apocalyptic Prophecies: Beatus of Liebana
  7. Matamoros : God has made me a soldier and a contender and sent me to fight for the Christians against the Saracens and to gain victory for them
  8. Sacrifice of Isaac
  9. Leòn San Isidoro: In the City of Leon there are to be venerated the relics of the blessed Isidore, who permeated the Hispanic nation with his doctrines and decorated the holy church with the flower of his writing
  10. Leòn San Isidoro: He who lives and reigns for evermore may order that His Church be free from the yoke of the Ishmaelites
  11. Frómista San Martín: The sixth proceeds from Burgos to Frómista
  12. Saint Pons de Thomières
  13. Santa Cruz de la Seros
  14. San Juan de la Peña
  15. Oloron-Sainte-Marie:At the foot of the mountain on the Gascon side
  16. Legend of the Last Roman  Emperor and the Prophecies of Daniel  on the Pilgrimage Roads to Compostela

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