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  • 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...
  • Great Knights
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    Heroism is a legendary and supernatural quality. The term was first applied to tales concerned with knights, chivalry, and courtly love. Several romances deal with Alexander the Great, King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, and Emperor Charlemagne. The Arthurian romances fall into three broad groups. Some, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, are tales that involve the testing of a young knight. Others, such as the Tristan und Is olt of Gottfried von Strassburg, describe the conflic...
  • Major Change In Lancelot's Life
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    Ricky Temple Jr. 11 - 1 - 99 5 thp. Back in 1995, a director by the name of Jerry Zucker and with the help of Columbia Pictures, Sean Connery, Richard Gere, and Julia Ormond, the " First Knight " hit the box office. The "First Knight"; a movie of adventure, love, suspense, and in an epic retelling of a timeless and tragic love triangle Three lives are converged in the golden city of Camelot in a age when fearless knights on horseback roamed the unknown lands in search of a quest. One character t...
  • Knights Code Of Chivalry
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    What is a knight What is the concept of knighthood all about Knighthood exists in two places simultaneously-in the world and in our imagination. We can speak of ideals versus realities, probably the central problem with knighthood and the chivalric ideals. Swords, horses, jousts, armor, castles, fair maidens, kings, queens these are the words that come to mind when people mention the word knight. The mental image of a knight embedded in everyones minds shows an armor-clad man on a horse. The nob...
  • Search Of Adventure Sir Launcelot
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    The Knights of the Round Table The Knights of the Round Table were noble in their actions. Sir Launcelot is a prime example of nobility of the Round Table. Throughout his life, Launcelot was unselfish, caring, and faithful to the knighthood. Launcelot was the greatest mounted warrior and was respected by all. The Knights of the Round Table were noble people. Sir Launcelot was a faithful knight. He was devoted to his work of adventure and helping the disturbed by his pledge to the knighthood. Man...

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