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The Holy Grail Its Origins Secrets and Meaning RevealedN attempted before In this volume no less than nine major versions of the legend are retold from sources as diverse as the pagan Celts the courtly troubadours the Cistercian monks and the greatest novelist of the th centuryLavishly illustrated with maps photographs of locations and original artwork showing both the mythic Arthurian realm of knightly valor the historical world of the twelfth century and the living Grail legend of our own eraTwelfth Century Europe was a time of unprecedented spiritual awakening The Crusades to the Holy Land had returned with new esoteric secrets from the East The heretical Cathars were challenging the authority of a divided and corrupt Church of Rome Holy Grail Its Origins Secrets PDFEPUB ² and women were at last accorded a new power and position forming their own Courts of Love Out of this extraordinary new age arose a legend which was to surpass all previous Western myths that of a mystical object called the Holy Grail and a knightly uest in search of it Between and there was an outpouring of stories about this sacred artifact Deemed heretical by the Church and yet said to hold the blood of the crucified Christ the Grail chalice was supposedly brought to Britain two thousand years ago And although the legend is set in the Arthurian Britain of the sixt

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[KINDLE] ❄ The Holy Grail Its Origins Secrets and Meaning Revealed Author Malcolm Godwin – Srl-ltd.co.uk Was the Holy Grail Christ's cup of the Last Supper or was it originally a Celtic Cauldron of Rebirth? Did Joseph of Arimathea bring the holy chalice to the Isles of Avalon in Britain or was the Grail KINDLE The Holy Grail Its Origins Secrets and Meaning Revealed Author Malcolm Godwin Srl ltdcouk Was the Holy Grail Christ's cup of the Last Supper or was it originally a Celtic Cauldron of Rebirth? Did Joseph of Arimathea bring the holy chalice to the Isles of Avalon in Britain or was the Grail Was the Holy Grail Christ's cup of Grail Its ePUB the Last Supper or was it originally a Celtic The Holy ePUB Cauldron of Rebirth? Did Joseph of Arimathea bring the holy chalice to the Isles of Avalon in Holy Grail Its PDFEPUB Britain or was the Grail a treasure of the heretical Cathars? Did the Grail cause the failure Holy Grail Its Origins Secrets PDFEPUB ² of King Arthur's Fellowship of the Round Table or was it the inspiration for the Knights Templar of Jerusalem to create the tarot cards? Did the Grail carry the sacred blood of Christ or was Mary Magdalene the lover of Jesus who carried his blood in the form of their child? Does the Church disclaim what must be its most sacred relic or is the Grail actually in direct opposition to the Pope in Rome?These are just some of the uestions raised by this fascinating and provocative book The enigma of the Grail is explored in a way which has never bee

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H century tradition traces the cup of the last supper to a Cathar stronghold in the Pyrenees under the guardianship of the Knights of the Temple of Jerusalem The legend of the Holy Grail is not one story but many and this book explores the major and very different accounts which appeared within a thirty year span The legends of the uest are taken from many sources including the earliest pagan tales of the Celtic Peredur the unfinished courtly epic of Cretien de Troyes Le Conte del Graal and a little known poetic gem called the Diu Crone or the Jeweled CrownThe great Cistercian epic of the Vulgate Cycle which includes the ueste del San Graal is probably the account known best to Western readers yet many are examined including Perlesvaus Joseph d'Arimathie Merlin the Didot Perceval and ParzivalIn addition we discover that Mary Magdalene is a central figure within the legends and that the miraculous Black Virgin statues still found throughout Europe today have strange and intimate ties with the Grail Even tarot cards contain the sacred Hallows along with a complete blueprint for the Grail uest devised by the Templar knights who spread its heretical secret while being hidden from the InuisitionLavishly illustrated this though provoking book bridges an eight hundred year gap with a living legend

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  • Azra

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  • booklady

    Download Book Ê The Holy Grail Its Origins Secrets and Meaning Revealed Í Hardcover The Holy Grail Its Origins Secrets and Meaning RevealedI would almost give Godwin's effort a second star for the gorgeous photography but as it seems to want to support the supposition put forward in Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code the best I can muster is one star The photography however is exceptional The text what little of it I could stand is fantasy the author's Legends themselves usually have some basis in fact


  • Sarah Crawford

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  • Tim

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