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The quest of the Holy Grail.

Jessie L. Weston

The quest of the Holy Grail.

by Jessie L. Weston

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Published by F. Cass in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grail

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 155-157.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 162 p. ;
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19894832M

    The Holy Grail is, according to some versions, the cup from which Christ drank at the Last same cup was supposedly used by Joseph of Arimathea to collect Christ's blood during the story of the quest for the Holy Grail refers to the search by the Knights of the Round Table. Coins, Excalibur, Armor and a Weapon. Cup of tea, Holy table napkin, Magic whistle, Grail bell, Magic gold feather, and Holy grail. 11K Prayer XP and K Defence XP. Speak to King Arthur. Talk to King Arthur on the first floor of Camelot Castle. He will ask to go on a quest to retrieve the Holy grail and will tell you that for more.

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The Holy Grail first appears in a written text in Chrétien de Troyes's Old French verse romance, the Conte del Graal ('Story of the Grail'), or Perceval, of c During the next 50 years several works, both in verse and prose, were written although the story, and the principal character, vary from one work to.

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It recounts the quest of the knights of Camelot - the simple Perceval, the thoughtful Bors, the rash Gawain, the weak Lancelot and the saintly Galahad - as they journey through 4/5(2).

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The Old French Lancelot-Graal is an important but massive work, providing a place for King Arthur not only in the history of Britain but also in Christian history. This new translation of one section, the Quest of the Holy Grail, will be a flexible addition to courses on medieval literature or notes and guides are designed to help readers enjoy the text while appreciating its.

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Among the most interesting new twists on the Grail legend was supplied by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln in their bestselling book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, originally published in France in In this volume, the Grail legend was integrated into an alternative secret history that asserts Jesus survived the crucifixion and.Get this from a library!

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