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The Virgin and the Grail

origins of a legend

by Joseph Ward Goering

  • 187 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Legends -- History and criticism,
  • Grail -- Legends -- History and criticism,
  • Arthurian romances -- History and criticism,
  • Grail in art

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-181) and index.

    StatementJoseph Goering.
    GenreLegends
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN686.G7 G64 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3296644M
    ISBN 100300106610
    LC Control Number2004020946

    Book 6: The Tale of the Holy Grail: Sir Gawain; Book 6: The Tale of the Holy Grail: Sir Bors; Book 6: The Tale of the Holy Grail: Sir Galahad; Book 6: The Tale of the Holy Grail: The Castle of Corbenic; Book 6: The Tale of the Holy Grail: The Miracle of Galahad; Book 7: . The supreme example of the bodily vessel idea was the Virgin, who bore the body and blood of the Saviour within her own body. A door had opened. But it was still the Virgin Mary that was associated with the Grail or considered to be the Grail itself. Eventually, on page of the book, was a brief speculation.

    In a book published last year, "The Virgin and the Grail," Joseph Goering, a medieval historian at the University of Toronto, points to paintings made in churches in the Pyrenees during the early. The fate of the Virgin Mary is one of the greatest mysteries of the Bible. In an archaeologist of the Vatican museum found a fourth-century manuscript indicating the discovery of Mary's tomb on an island off the west coast of Britain in A.D. Graham Phillips unravels the truth behind this centuries-old ecclesiastical cover-up and discovers what may be Mary's final resting place.

    PART I. THE CULT OF THE BLACK VIRGIN. During the first century A.D., Alexandria, Egypt was a veritable hotbed of mystical activity, a crucible in which, according to Holy Blood, Holy Grail, "Judaic, Mithraic, Zoroastrian, Pythagorean, Hermetic, and neo-Platonic doctrines suffused the air and combined with innumerable others."(It was in the early centuries of the Christian era that the ancient. For Richard Wagner and Steven Spielberg, the Holy Grail is a cup; for those at the fall of Jerusalem in 70 A.D., it was a book written by Jesus; for early European Christians, it was a reliquary containing the forearms of the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene; for the contemporary French, it is a gypsy cult. Now, for the first time, Norma Lorre Goodrich traces the history and legend of the Holy 4/5(1).


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The book supplies a good, brief review of twelfth-century Grail literature. In addition, it stirs up interest in the scholarly questions that resonate between text and image as it usefully reads the early Romanesque art of the Pyrenees The Virgin and the Grail book Smith, Christianity and Literature.

The Virgin and the Grail: origins of a legend / Joseph Goering. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Grail—Legends—History and criticism.

Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint—Legends— History and criticism. Arthurian romances—History and criticism. Grail in art. Title. PN File Size: 1MB. The Virgin and the Grail book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Some fifty years before Chrétien de Troyes wrote what is probably /5. How did the Holy Grail come to form the centerpiece of a story about a knight in King Arthur’s court.

In this fascinating book Joseph Goering explores the possible sources of this influential tale that originated with Chrétien de Troyes, and ultimately links the legend to medieval paintings in the Spanish Pyrenees which depict the Virgin Mary with a radiant bowl/5(8).

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The story of the re-telling of the grail story is that it gets free of the Virgin's ecclesiastical grasp and becomes the stuff of romance. The Virgin and the Grail Book Description: Some fifty years before Chrétien de Troyes wrote what is probably the first and certainly the most influential story of the Holy Grail, images of the Virgin Mary with a simple but radiant bowl (called a "grail" in local dialect) appeared in churches in the Spanish Pyrenees.

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The Marian Conspiracy book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Hidden Truth About the Holy Grail, the Real Father of Christ and the Tomb of the Virgin Mary” as Want to Read: Graham Philips travels from Israel to Wales in an effort to find out if there is a connection between the Holy Grail and the /5.

The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail (published as Holy Blood, Holy Grail in the United States) is a book by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln. The book was first published in by Jonathan Cape in London as an unofficial follow-up to three BBC Two TV documentaries that were part of the Chronicle series.

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While tracing the early history of the grail, Goering looks back to the Pyrenean religious paintings and argues that they were the. How did the Holy Grail come to form the centerpiece of a story about a knight in King Arthur's court. In this fascinating book Joseph Goering explores the possible sources of this influential tale that originated with Chretien de Troyes, and ultimately links the legend to medieval paintings in the Spanish Pyrenees which depict the Virgin Mary with a radiant bowl.

The Virgin and the Grail in the Pyrenees Part III. The Historian's Quest 8. Perceval and the Grail Notes Index Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Grail -- Legends -- History and criticism.

Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Legends -- History and criticism. Arthurian romances -- History and criticism.

Grail in art. Get this from a library. The Virgin and the Grail: origins of a legend. [Joseph Goering] -- Some fifty years before Chretien de Troyes wrote what is probably the first and certainly the most influential story of the Holy Grail, images of the Virgin Mary with a simple but radiant bowl.

Concerning the Holy Grail, their importance may be seminal. For they include images of the Virgin Mary carrying a vessel from which light appears to shine. This is an image of Mary which survives nowhere else.

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