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Hijos del Trueno: Book Launch Tues. Sept. 27 at AMA

  • Art Museum of the Americas 201 18th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20006 United States (map)


Hijos del Trueno. Mitos y símbolos en el Camino de Santiago
Presented by His Excellency Ambassador of Spain to the OAS Jorge Hevia Sierra
This program will be presented in English and/or Spanish, per attendees' wishes.

About the Book
Hijos del Trueno: Mitos y Símbolos en el Camino de Santiago collects references, readings, and ritualized practices of Camino de Santiago, since its earliest Pagan and Christian origins.The author explores mysticism and connections with the various cultures’ mythological trees. 

About the Author
José Tono Martínez is a poet, narrator and essayist. Born in Guatemala and educated in Spain, his writing examines his formative years and the influence of the pilgrimage route Saint James’ Way / Camino de Santiago. From his beginnings as a cultural activist in the Friends Club of UNESCO, he then helped found the group La Luna de Madrid and its magazine, of which he was Editor in Chief. He has also directed cultural centers and monthly magazines, and managed public foundations in Washington, D.C., Buenos Aires, and Madrid. He has edited several books of essays, and has lectured and facilitates seminars in different parts of the world. He currently writes for the magazines Claves de Razón Práctica and Revista de Occidente.

Tuesday, September 27