Discovery of prof. Enrique Alarcón! Inscription in the Apostolic Tomb in Santiago

In 2011, the principal investigator in the this grant of National Centre of Science, prof. Enrique Alarcon from University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain), have discovered and proposed new interpretation of the inscription founded in the apostolic mauzoleum in Santiago. The first explanation of his theory have been published in the article: «Sepulcrum Iacobi [versión española]». P. Roszak (ed.), Camino de Santiago – nie tylko droga. Historia i współczesność Szlaku św. Jakuba (1. ed.: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika , Toruń, 2011) 343-357


Grant of National Centre of Science in Poland

In 2013 international group of scientist from Spain and Poland created a research team for study a several, interdyscyplinary topics related to the history of Apostolic Tomb in Santiago de Compostela. The starting point was the discovery of Enrique Alarcon which open a new way of interpretation of history of Camino de Santiago with its impact on many anthropological and theological issues. The group is formed by three teams:

  1. University of Navarra in Pamplona (resp.: prof. E. Alarcon)

  2. Abat Oliba Ceu University in Barcelona (resp.: prof. E. Martinez)

  3. Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (resp. prof. P. Roszak)


First Conference of NCU about Camino de Santiago

Recently, Faculty of Theology at Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) in Toruń organized 1st Conference “Camino Polaco: Theology-Art-History-Present” with participation of several professors, pilgrim association, representative of cities and willages located in polish trace of Camino de Santiago. Many of the topics presented during the conference was publish in the first volume of the serie: Camino Polaco, editing by Piotr Roszak and Waldemar Rozynkowski.