THE HOLY GRAIL According to the source consulted, the Holy Grail was the dish which Christ used at the Last Supper or the cup with that collected the blood of his crucifixion. It depends on what tradition, it would have been taken to England, along with the spear that pierced Christs side, and left under the protection of a guardian of the Holy Grail or Fisher King. The legend tells how, having been wounded Fisher Kings father (King Disabled), the land was barren, but could only heal and return prosperity if a pure-hearted gentleman found the grail that would put the right questions. The search becomes the test of purity and value of each of the knights and the Grail begins when a vision appears in Arthur and his knights. While this is a Christian legend, its origin dates back to Celtic mythology, which are common cornucopias and pots (including one with power to raise) and searches in which the hero has to go into the other world to win a valuable prize.
THE HOLY GRAIL
ROBERT DE BORON The work of Chretien de Troyes mark the beginning of the legend, but would be Robert de Boron and Wolfram von Eschenbach those who would develop the way he met medieval Europe. Robert de Boron, Joseph dArimathie and in the San Graal Estoire is responsible for transforming the "grail" of Chretien in "The Holy Grail." This spiritualized the simple English author mentioned by the French dish and turns it into the cup of the Last Supper, the same as holding the legends, Joseph of Arimathea used to collect the blood after the wounds during the crucifixion of Christ. Boron is also the first to say that Joseph and his family brought the Grail to unspecified parts of Britain.
HISTORY OF THE HOLY GRAILPART 1 In the twelfth century, thousands of knights embarked on crusades to the Promised Land. Jerusalem was in the hands of Muslims. The Crusaders were determined to take possession of the holy places of Christs life in the name of Christianity. When the Crusaders walked in the footsteps of their Lord is more interested in the relics of his life, having contact with the objects that had been touched by the hand of God himself seemed to be the essence of divine grace. One of the most extraordinary objects sought by the cross was the Holy Grail of the Last Supper. The relic had supposedly Joseph of Arimathea brought to Britain and became the focus of the stories told about the renowned knights of the Round Table of King Arthur.
HISTORY OF THE HOLY GRAILPART 2 Mysteriously, the grail sought by the knights of Arthur possessed extraordinary magical powers never mentioned in the Bible. Appeared miraculously in the air and disappeared without notice. Served at banquets of celestial delicacies of Arthurs knights. Drinking from this cup was a guarantee of health and life eternal came Where did these mysterious powers? Could it have come to the table grail Arthur in earlier times, at a time even earlier than that of Christianity in an age where the prevailing religion of the Celts in Britain?