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  Holy Grail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The legend of the Holy Grail is the basis of the use of the term holy grail in modern-day culture.
In vivid contrast, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) deflated it and all pseudo-Arthurian posturings.
For the authors of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, who assert that their research ultimately reveals that Jesus may not have died on the cross, but lived to marry Mary Magdalene and father children whose Merovingian bloodline continues today, the Grail is a mere sideshow.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holy_Grail   (2731 words)

 Holy Grail - Crystalinks
The fate of the Holy Grail is unknown.
The legend of the Holy Grail is the basis of the use of the devalued term holy grail in modern-day culture.
The Grail was overripe, and Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) deflated it and all pseudo-Arthurian posturings.
www.crystalinks.com /holygrail.html   (4459 words)

 The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail (retitled Holy Blood, Holy Grail in the United States) is a conspiratorial work of pseudohistory by authors Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln, which was based on Pierre Plantard's Priory of Sion hoax.
Holy Blood details the authors' investigation the alleged mysteries of the village of Rennes-le-Chåteau dating from the 1950s in southern France.
The novel The children of the Grail (1996) by Peter Berling incorporates the bloodline of Jesus and Mary Magdalene as a central part of the plot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Holy_Blood,_Holy_Grail   (1324 words)

 Holy Grail - discovered at last?
The Holy Grail is one of the most difficult objects to discuss because its nature, meaning and purpose vary from writer to writer and from time to time.
The Grail, Holy Grail, Greal, Graal, etc. is the name given to a legendary sacred vessel, variously identified with the chalice of the Eucharist or the dish of the Pascal lamb, and the theme of a famous medieval cycle of romance.
The fully developed Grail legend was later on still further connected with other legends, as in Wolfram's poem with that of Lohengrim, the swan-knight, and also with that of Prestor John, the fabled Christian monarch of the East.
www.rosslyntemplars.org.uk /holy_grail.htm   (3102 words)

 Holy Blood, Holy Grail
The conclusion that the Grail “quite clearly” pertains to “a bloodline” and therefore substantiates their hypothesis would be less than clear to one who had read only the legends themselves.
But even if there is some validity to some of their claims about the Grail legends (although the legends are hardly the reasonable place to turn in one’s study of the events surrounding New Testament times), the authors even fail to be consistent with their own hypothesis.
Holy Blood, Holy Grail is hardly the Jesus of history, the Jesus of the Scriptures.
www.equip.org /free/DH028.htm   (5626 words)

The Holy Grail is generally considered to be the cup from which Christ drank at the Last Supper and the one used by Joseph of Arimathea to catch his blood as he hung on the cross.
Rhys, Ernest (1859-1946), "The Quest of the Grail: On the Eve" (1905)
Stassen, Franz (1869-1949), "Montsalvat, the Castle of the Grail" (1903)
www.lib.rochester.edu /camelot/grlmenu.htm   (1102 words)

 Surfing The Apocalypse
Holy Blood, Holy Grail we find the following thoughts and assumptions: The Holy Grail in French 'san greal', might well be, if we move the 'g', 'sang real', which means 'royal blood', and indicate a bloodline which originated from Jesus.
HOLY GRAIL WEBRING --This particular webring is a group of pages which are primarily aimed towards those interested in the Holy Grail.
JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA, THE HOLY GRAIL AND THE TURIN SHROUD -Abstract By Daniel C. Scavone, University of Southern Indiana.
www.surfingtheapocalypse.com /grail.html   (1986 words)

 The Grail Legend: from ancient stories to Wagnerian opera
he legends of the Holy Grail are woven of three strands: a Celtic tradition of otherworld vessels and supernaturally powerful weapons; an Arabic or Byzantine tradition of a mysterious stone that had fallen from the heavens; and a Christian tradition, perhaps of Gnostic or heretical origin, of a mysterious talisman.
The history of the holy vessel which is called Grail, in which the precious blood of the Saviour was received on the day He was crucified in order to redeem His people from hell...
Wagner adopted the Christianised version of the Grail but discarded the Question entirely, made the recovery of the spear the focus of the story and changed some of the names from those found in Wolfram's poem.
home.c2i.net /monsalvat/grail.htm   (1363 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | The never-ending search
The Holy Grail is believed by some to have been the chalice used at the Last Supper, by others to have been a cup used by Joseph of Arimathea to catch the blood of the crucified Christ, and by others still to have been both.
There has been a renewed interest since the publication of The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail in 1982, which claims, in a nutshell, that Jesus survived the crucifixion and together with Mary Magdalene founded a bloodline in France, the Merovingians, who were protected by the Knights Templar and later by the Freemasons.
Barber believes that 20th Century fascination with the Grail stems from "the revival of interest in medieval literature in the 19th Century, when Tennyson, Wagner and the Pre-Raphaelite artists were all enthusiasts for the Grail legends" - and that our fascination today has been boosted by the contemporary penchant for conspiracy theories and cover-ups.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/magazine/4044765.stm   (1240 words)

 disinformation | holy blood, holy grail
Joseph Of Arimathea, The Holy Grail And The Turin Shroud
It is the Holy Grail itself, the robe of Jesus, the last remaining pieces of the Cross of Crucifixion, and, according to my sources, someone's bones.
Steve Mizrach's article is an excellent provocative introduction to the 'Holy Blood, Holy Grail' hypothesis, with intriguing sections on the 'Blue Apples At Noon' cipher, the Merovingians and the interlink between the Prieure du Notre Dame du Sion secret society and modern intelligence agencies.
www.disinfo.com /archive/pages/dossier/id96/pg1   (1738 words)

 The March of Arthur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The confusion arises because the word Grail is derived from the word graal which first appeared in turn of the first millennium (A.D.) prose and poetry.
The film on the surface perpetuates the Grail in the Cup of Christ image.If we examine the script a little closer some evidence of the Grail as knowledge or a path to God can be seen.
To him the Grail in the form of the Cup of Christ was a psychological progression in the completion of the development of Christianity.
www.byu.edu /ipt/projects/middleages/Arthur/grail.html   (3870 words)

 The Quest for the Holy Grail
The legend of the Holy Grail is one of the most enduring in Western European literature and art.
The Grail was said to be the cup of the Last Supper and at the Crucifixion to have received blood flowing from Christ's side.
With the passing of the Middle Ages, the Grail disappears until the 19th century when medieval history and legend awoke the interest of writers such as Scott and Tennyson, of the artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and of composers, notably Richard Wagner.
www.bl.uk /whatson/exhibitions/grail.html   (459 words)

 Scotsman.com Heritage & Culture - Myths & Mysteries - In search of the Holy Grail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Holy Grail was always thought to be a cup or chalice.
Like many involved in the "grail quest" he is hard to pin down, and his explanation involves a 5,000-year-old book, The Epic of Gilgamesh, thought to be the oldest on earth.
Most believe that the grail is Christ's bloodline, but as talk veers off into conspiracy theories and the "murder" of Princess Diana, it is hard to keep focused.
heritage.scotsman.com /myths.cfm?id=749652005   (1272 words)

 Mystical-WWW : The Holy Grail
The origin of the 'Legend of The Holy Grail' is believed to belong to the ancient Britons probably of Welsh and Keltic heritage as known in Goidelic and Brythonic myths which have at their core a mystical tradition.
The term 'Grail' itself is believed to originate from the Latin 'gradale' meaning a dish used during a meal.
This new Grail was said to manifest only those who were worthy of seeing it, first appearing in legend when the country had fallen into a wasteland after the fall of the Western forces in the Holy Land.
www.mystical-www.co.uk /grail   (1811 words)

 The Holy Grail - Earthlore Explorations - Foundation Stone of Learning - Historic Mysteries
To literary scholars, the Grail is a pure symbol device with variants evidenced in several branches of legend and mythology.
For traditional Christians, there are no doubts, the Grail is the 'Cup of Christ,' the selfsame receptacle of the Savior's blood which fell at his sacrifice upon the cross.
And when the Holy Grail had been borne through the hall, then the holy vessel departed suddenly, that they wist not where it became.
www.elore.com /elfs1002.html   (829 words)

 A List Apart: Articles: In Search of the Holy Grail
I don’t mean to overstate its importance or trivialize the other and rather weightier Holy Grails.
However, all the existing solutions involve sacrifices: proper source order, full-width footers, and lean markup are often compromised in the pursuit of this elusive layout.
Use the grail wisely, and it can be a particularly handy (and clutter-free) addition to your bag of CSS tricks.
www.alistapart.com /articles/holygrail   (2050 words)

 In the Light of Truth, The Grail Message by Abd-ru-shin
The Grail Message is a special Work, which clearly answers all the unsolved problems of human existence.
The Grail Message commands attention by its forceful language, by the clarity of its thoughts and by the setting right of distorted concepts, unmistakably and sometimes severely but irrefutably explained.
The knowledge of the Grail Message cannot be grasped by glancing through it.
www.grailnet.org   (376 words)

 King Arthur in Legend: The Holy Grail
The Holy Grail was a vessel used by Christ at the Last Supper.
Corbenic where it was housed in a spectacular castle, guarded always by the Grail Kings, descendants of Joseph's daughter, Anna (Enygeus) and her husband, Brons.
At the Court of King Arthur, however, it was prophesied that the Grail would one day be rediscovered by a descendant of St. Joseph: the best knight in the land, the only man capable of sitting in the mysterious Siege Perilous.
www.britannia.com /history/arthur/grail.html   (1001 words)

 The Ecole Initiative: The Holy Grail
The Grail itself is variously identified as luminous cup, bowl, jewel, and (by Wolfram) stone, capable of providing unlimited food and drink.
Obviously, the Grail story, particularly in its Celtic origins and as related by Wolfram, is at odds with a theology which insists on the absolute masculinity of God, the inferiority of women, and an ethos of sexual asceticism.
Some of the conflicting ways the Grail has been portrayed and interpreted, can be explained by the fact that it began to captivate the medieval popular imagination during a time of intense religious ferment and intellectual turmoil.
www.usao.edu /~facshaferi/GRAIL.HTML   (1247 words)

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After This I plan to key in "Monty Python's Second Film" it is the 1st draft of the Holy Grail.
The ferocity of the French taunting took him completely by surprise and Arthur became convinced that a new strategy was required if the quest for the Holy Grail were to be brought to a successful conclusion.
VOICE OVER Sir Launcelot had saved Galahad from almost certain temptation but they were still lost, far from the goal of their search for the Holy Grail.
www.intriguing.com /mp/_scripts/mp-holy.asp   (9689 words)

 Holy grail Mana machine?
Hiram-Abiff, as the builder in particular of the Holy of Holies of the House of God, was the one and only outsider who must have known what it was all about.
In the legend the Grail is guarded by a so-called »grail knighthood«, which Wolfram von Eschenbach refers to as Templeisen.
There is little doubt that the Templars did find the Holy Grail in Jerusalem and brought it to France where it was venerated as a holy object.
www.mystical-www.co.uk /mana.htm   (5051 words)

 The Grail of the Last Supper
Pope Pio XII awarded "Sacram Communionen" to this Chapel where the Holy Grail is present.
This Cofradia is able to award 'Caballero' or 'Dama' del Holy Grail to Christians willing to fulfill these rules.
His Holiness Pope John Paul II is Caballero de Honor Perpetuo.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Rhodes/3946/santocaliz   (184 words)

 Grailwerk - Crusaders Dreams and Mystical Holy Warriors
It grew into an investigation of the esoteric connection between crusaders, mystical holy warriors, the CIA and pursuit of the Holy Grail.
As member of same Fitzgerald family as John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Paul carries the Grail quest as it was brought to Ireland by ancestors in 1170 A.D. Camelot was an allusion to the Fitzgerald family's connection to the Holy Grail.
The Fitzgeralds were crushed to destroy their claim to the Grail.
www.grailwerk.com   (1615 words)

 Ani Williams - Mary Magdalene: Mistress of the Grail
The sacred Grail pattern, that requires presence of the feminine, was severed at the core during the founding of the Church, yet the pieces are revealing themselves to any who choose to awaken.
Aquitaine, France was a hotspot for the Troubadours of Courtly Love and Eleanor and Marie created the controversial Tractus de Amore et de Amoris Remedia (Treatise on Love and the Remedies of Love), including 31 codes of romantic conduct for educating her male subjects in the romantic requirements of the newly emancipated women.
The planetary alignment and lunar eclipse of November 8, 2003, with its six-pointed Star of David pattern is a powerful symbol for this re-integration of male-female, the alchemy of the union of opposites.
www.aniwilliams.com /magdalene.htm   (4814 words)

 The Holy Grail
I have called this space the Chapel of the Holy Grail.
For it is one of those Grail Chapels where a wandering seeker on the quest can stop for a while and rest before moving on.
Formerly: The Church of the Holy Grail and the Dragons of Albion
groups.msn.com /TheHolyGrail   (190 words)

 Daily Llama - NEWS 2004_12_14 - Monty Python is Animators' Delight
Owners of the special anniversary edition DVD of Monty Python and the Holy Grail may already be familiar with a marvelous short animated film recreating a scene from Holy Grail entirely with LEGO toys.
The original film is very textural and visualy rich, but it's also essentialy a series of sketches and talking heads, not at all suited to dynamic animation - and that visceral quality is almost impossible to translate using smooth plastic blocks.
All the 'action' scenes in Holy Grail operate on two basic principles, (a) that fake limbs are funny and (b) so is copious amounts of gore.
www.dailyllama.com /news/2004/llama262.html   (2236 words)

 Allegories of the Holy Grail
The Grail Bearer (with the Grail depicted as a Ciborium)
It may be borne through a castle hall by a beautiful damsel; or it may float through the air in Arthur's palace, veiled in white samite; or it may be placed on a table in the East, together with a freshly caught fish, and serve as a talisman to distinguish the chaste from the unchaste.
Sought and Found and The Holy Spirit and The Holy Grail
www.mystae.com /restricted/streams/gnosis/grail.html   (308 words)

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That is your purpose, Arthur -- the Quest for the Holy Grail.
If he will give us food and shelter for the night he can join us in our quest for the Holy Grail.
He who is valiant and pure of spirit may find the Holy Grail in the Castle of uuggggggh'.
www.serve.com /bonzai/monty/films/MontyPythonandtheHolyGrail   (5889 words)

 Grail, Holy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
However, it would be revealed only to a pure knight, and the Grail Quest appears in different stories.
The Grail is one of the most difficult problems of Arthurian legend, introducing as it does features of Christian story, Celtic myth, and ancient fertility cults.
See R. Loomis, The Grail (1963); E. Jung and M.-L. von Franz, The Grail Legend (tr.
www.bartleby.com /65/gr/Grail-Ho.html   (180 words)

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