• Quest For The Holy Grail
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    Jim Dougherty Mrs. Shah English IV 541-08 10 October 2000 King Arthur's Quest for the Holy Grail The Quest for the Holy Grail was the greatest and noblest of all quests for King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table. The Holy Grail was believed to be the cup used by Jesus Christ at the Last Supper, and it was the cup that caught Christ's blood when he was thrust in the side with a spear at his crucifixion. Joseph of Arimathea, the wealthy man who allowed Christ to be placed in his tomb, is said to...
  • Davinci Code Grail Find Vinci
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    The Da Vinci Code By Dan Brown For my book report I read The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. The Da Vinci Code has one main character and many supporting characters. The main character is Robert Langdon, a Harvard and professor. He is a tall American with coarse black hair and blue eyes. He is very intellectual and very modest. He is a quick thinker under pressure and doesn't give up easily. He is careful with his words. The most important supporting character is Sophie Never. She is a crypto logis...
  • King Arthur And The Catholic Church
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    Daniel CappadoraMonsignor Farrell Ms. BrickeyThe Catholic Church has many influences on King Arthur and the rest of his Knights of the Round Table. The knights depended on the church for its teachings and the great power the church held in society. The Knights of the Round Table pledged great loyalty to the church. Also the knights held the teachings of the church in great reverence and were never disloyal to the church. There are many links between the Catholic Church and the way that Camelot (...
  • The Search For The Holy Grail
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    What is the Holy Grail A chalice A philosophers's tone The bloodline of Christ In Arthurian romances the quest for the ever-elusive Holy Grail and the secrets therein was the highest spiritual pursuit one could embark on. In today's times it is a mental, rather than a physical, journey, and while not fraught with the danger it once was, it is still, for all practical purposes, an exciting and adventurous journey. To discover the truth of the identity of the Holy Grail, one must first look to see...
  • Galahad As A Christ Figure
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    Very few people can call themselves a Christ figure. There are so many elements that go into being a Christ figure. Galahad had all those elements. He was enraptured, he saw "the wonders of the Holy Grail", and he had disciples. Also, he made life better for human beings by sacrificing himself for others, he preformed miracles, and he heard holy voices and saw holy visions. Because of all that he did Galahad was a proven Christ figure of his time. Galahad would hear holy voices and see visions ...
  • Indiana Jones Arthurian Aronstein Legend
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    "'Not Exactly a Knight'": Arthurian Narrative and Recuperative Politics in the Indiana Jones Trilogy" written by Susan Aronstein is an in depth analysis of the Indiana Jones trilogy in reference to the Arthurian legend. Throughout the essay, Aronstein relates how the trilogy mirrors those elements outlined by the Arthurian legend. Though her essay is lengthy and hard to follow sometimes, it is evident that the Indiana Jones trilogy indeed embodies the legend successfully. Many stories in contemp...
  • Monty Python And The Holy Grail
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail In Monty Python and the Holy Grail, logic is used in an unfamiliar way. This logic does not deal with the nature of life, but deals with the more complex forms of logic that require the filling of blanks to make things work out. Although, for the most part certain things did not make sense, but yet they did express logic. They used environmental attributes to make sense of the complexities they had. The first application of logic found in the movie was in the firs...
  • Monte Python Compare Scenes To Real Life
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    Monte Python Compare/Contrast Paragraph #2 Scene: The Holy Grail This scene starts out with King Arthur and his nobel knights walking through a path. Then the skies open up and God speaks to them. "Arthur, Aaa arthur!" (Monte), say's God. Arthur answer's and asks what God wants. God requests that Arthur go search for the Holy Grail. 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 Arima thea to catch his blood as he hu...
  • Indiana Jones Versus Arthurian Legends
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    Indiana Jones Epic versus King Arthur Legends Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is a thrilling, modern-day adventure of a search for the Holy Grail. As a remake of many Medieval stories, several of the characters reflect upon the characters in King Arthur stories. With the ongoing chivalry theme of "Might for Right," Indiana struggles to unveil the secrets of the Holy Grail, and to protect it from theft by evil forces. The characters in this movie were based on those in the legends of King Arth...
  • Consumerism Holy Grail
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    Dawe's ideas of consumerism may not be unique because there are many evidences from other sources that have shown similar ideas to his. For example there is a cartoon strip by Leunig called "The sunrise" which has the same idea / theme as "The Not-so-good Earth", another cartoon strip called "Entertainment Tonight" with the same ideas as "Enter without so much as knocking" and another one of Leuing's cartoon strips called "The Holy Grail" which has similar ideas as another one of Dawe's poems ca...
  • Arthurian Legend Loomis Grail Celtic
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    A HISTORIOGRAPHY OF ROGER SHERMAN LOOMIS The tales of the Arthurian legend are some of the most popular from medieval times, and the reason for this is primarily due to their fabulous nature. In them are the exploits of heroes and the machinations of villains, the workings of sorcerers and the existence of magical objects. They embody the noble themes of chivalry and sacrifice, as well as those of revenge and evil. Action, violence, and sex are all included, and as shall be seen, there are many ...
  • Arthur Characters 1 King
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    1. King Arthur is considered to be the High King of Britain and the son of Uther Pendragon. Merlin who became his chief advisor taught him. He became king at age 15 when Uther died in battle. King Arthur ruled over Camelot with his wife Guinevere. The lady of the Lake gave him the sword Excalibur. His wife and son Mordred betrayed him. Mordred fatally wounded Arthur. Three of the nine witches of Avalon brought him to Avalon. Two of those witches were Morgan La Fay and The Lady of the Lake. They...