The Epic of the Holy Grail II: Re-Writing the Epic

II. Re-Writing the Epic of the Holy Grail If the Holy Grail were indeed the chalice of Christ, the sacramental vessel into which the Godhead poured His redeeming life even with His blood, in order to overcome man’s Fall from a better condition in which he was first created; if the quest for the Holy … Continue reading

The Epic of the Holy Grail I: Historic Overview of the Legend

The Epic of the Holy Grail I. Historic Overview of the Legend The Holy Grail first became popular in a quick succession of manuscript publications at the end of Middle Ages. The story established itself in the medieval consciousness beginning in 1180 (the earliest accepted date of authorship), with the publication of Cretien de Troyes’ … Continue reading

THE FOUR ANCIENT BOOKS, BOOK II: THE BLACK BOOK OF THE WEAPONS OF MAGIC continued

Chapter 10 War of the Weapons of Magic “War of the weapons of magic!” Gwendoleu bent over the unmoving miniature warriors of finely carved wood. “What kind of rumor is this?” I muttered, searching through the letter for hints. “It is possible that Lot may arrive not long after his letter, with clarification…” “If I … Continue reading