The Holy Grail: Its Origins, Secrets & Meaning Revealed

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Viking, 1994 - Social Science - 255 pages
This magnificent exploration of Grail legend and history illuminates this mystical puzzle and explains why the story has endured for more than 800 years. A wonderful reference written by the bestselling author of Angels: An Endangered Species. Illustrations throughout, many in full color.

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THE HOLY GRAIL: A Legend of Our Time

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An extensive treatment of the various legends of the Holy Grail that ultimately falls apart because of its pursuit of flimsy speculation. Godwin (Angels: An Endangered Species, not reviewed) explores ... Read full review

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INTRODUCTION
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The Threefold Tree
14
THE SECOND BRANCH The Christian
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