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Question 1: [4] The letter is addressed "to the very holy assembly of the ________ of Cluny" and to "Diego, archbishop of Compostela".

Question 2: The collection includes sermons, reports of ________ and liturgical texts associated with Saint James.

Question 3: It was intended as an anthology of background detail and advice for pilgrims following the Way of St. James to the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great, located in the cathedral of ________, Galicia.
PadrónSantiago de CompostelaSalamancaA Coruña

Question 4: The ________ shell is a symbol for Saint James.

Question 5: [1] It is thought that in order to lend authority to their work, the authors prefaced the book with a forged letter purportedly signed by ________,[2] who had already died in 1124.
Pope Paschal IIPope Innocent IIPope Gregory VIIPope Callixtus II

Question 6: Book IV is attributed to Archbishop Turpín of ________, although in fact it is the work of an anonymous writer of the 12th century.
ReimsAy, MarneChâlons-en-ChampagneÉpernay

Question 7: The Codex Calixtinus is a 12th century illuminated manuscript formerly attributed to ________, though now believed to have been arranged by the French scholar Aymeric Picaud.
Pope Innocent IIPope Gregory VIIPope Callixtus IIPope Paschal II

Question 8: It was lost and forgotten for many years until rediscovered in 1886 by the ________ scholar Padre Fidel Fita.
Society of JesusCongregation of the Most Holy RedeemerConventual FranciscansDominican Order

Question 9: This widely publicized and multi-copied book describing the legend of ________ or 'St.
Jude the ApostleSaint PeterJames, son of ZebedeeThomas the Apostle

Question 10: In 1993, ________ placed the Spanish section of the pilgrimage on the World Heritage List, describing it as "a testimony to the power of the Christian faith among people of all social classes".
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesSpecial Court for Sierra LeoneUNESCOUNICEF


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