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The Virgin and the Grail: Origins of a Legend
     

The Virgin and the Grail: Origins of a Legend

by Joseph Goering
 

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ISBN-10: 0300106610

ISBN-13: 9780300106619

Pub. Date: 05/10/2005

Publisher: Yale University Press

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

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300106619
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/10/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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