Gemstone of Paradise: The Holy Grail in Wolfram's Parzival

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The story of the Holy Grail has gripped the imaginations of millions since it first appeared in medieval romances, among them Wolfram von Eschenbach's Middle High German Parzival (c. 1210). Strangely, the Grail is identified in Parzival not as a cup or dish, but as a stone. This oddity is usually interpreted merely as further evidence of the difficulty of discerning the true sources of the Grail legend. G. Ronald Murphy seeks to illuminate this mystery and to enable a far better appreciation of Wolfram's insight into ...

Gemstone of Paradise: The Holy Grail in Wolfram's Parzival 2010, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199747597

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Gemstone of Paradise: The Holy Grail in Wolfram's Parzival 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195306392

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