James, St

James, St.

(OF COMPOSTELLA), CHURCH OF, a very famous church in Spain, dedicated to St. James Major, the patron saint of the kingdom. A wooden bust of the saint, with tapers ever burning before it, has stood on the high altar for nine hundred years, and the church is the resort of numerous pilgrims, who hiss 'the image. Miracles are ascribed to St. James, such as appearing on a white horse defeating the Moors. SEE COMPOSTELLA.

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See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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