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The boobs turned out well, I just didn’t ever get to see them much. The riddle can only be solved weaving the above mentioned concepts with the symbolic and archetypal dimension of human existence.

Jul 04, Warren Moeckel added it. Having said that, the work itself is rambling and hard to follow. On one hand, I was not disappointed. Otto RahnHoly Grail. My eyes tended to glaze over during the clearly non-cathar chapters. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A more difficult read than I expected.

One can easily sympathize with the plight of the Cathars, and admire their steadfastness, but it’s difficult to find much of value in their very medieval doctrine, aside from its pacifism and tolerance. Otto Rahn is listed as one of the conttra influences for Indiana Jones. Many people and places that are hard to keep track off.

What can one say about a book like this? Nikolay rated it liked it Oct 06, Had to return to library before I was done reading it. Could it be that the Graal was a originally pre-christian object? I was not familiar with the Cathars or the poetry and culture of southern France.

After the publication of his first book, Fruzada work came to the attention of Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS, who was fascinated by the occult and had already initiated research in the south of France. Be the first to ask a question about Crusade Against the Grail.


Feb 17, vhatos rated it really liked it. Their priests were akin to the Cathar Parfaits. Thumbs up for historical perspective on the Cathari, though! Micaela rated it really liked it Nov 22, Jun 11, Mike rated it really liked it.

Rahn believed it was possible to trace the Cathars, who guarded the Holy Grail in their castle at Montsegur, back to Druids who converted to Gnostic Manichaeism. His strange enthusiasms aside, Rahn’s tendency to offer example after tenuously-relevant example to illustrate points of relatively minor importance to the book’s subject give it a meandering and capricious quality.

I think many of his conclusions came from what he wanted to find and the pressure cruzzda was getting from his sponsors Himmler’s SS.

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Maggies Daisy rated it really liked it May 06, I expected the author to tie them in more. Ocntra and try again. Over the years the book has been translated into many languages and exerted a large influence on such authors as Trevor Ravenscroft and Jean-Michel Angebert, but it has never appeared in English until now.

Envia per correu aquest article Ocntra requereix accedir. More often than not, he does not take the time to give examples. No trivia or quizzes yet. Ajuda de la revista.

Jan 01, Phil rated it it was ok. He also makes huge jumps in logic between myths and peoples that I find very hard to swallow such as linking the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece to the Cathars and their Grail, literally, not figuratively. Otto Rahn was a good scholar for his time.

Apparently, it was one of the first commonly available histories of the subject when it came out in the 30s, and the translation is reasonably well This is primarily a history of the Cathars and the Troubadour movement but not the Templars, despite the subtitle of this versionas well as the Occitan civilisation, and detailing the Cathar beliefs, and their destruction in the Albigensian Crusade as well as some choice comments on the Inquisition – Rahn was apparently strongly anti-Catholic.


Mar 14, Stephen Durrant rated it it was ok. He romanticizes their world and ideals of chivalry to the point that it becomes obvious that it is something he finds lacking in his own.

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Las mujeres del Grial: It is a great work for the grail scholar, but his conclusions are jaded. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

From an early age, he became interested in the legends of Parsifal, Holy Grail, Lohengrin, and the Nibelungenlied. One can easily sympathize with the plig While I enjoyed Rahn’s speculations—reminiscent, methodologically speaking, of Robert Graves’ mythopoetic discourses—about possible Greek, Phocian, and Phoenician influences on the grail legends of Occitania, his account of the familiar story of the Albigensian Crusades was incredibly tedious, and offered little to distinguish it beyond an ill-informed notion of the troubadours as celibate ascetics and a curious enthusiasm for Catharism as a belief system.

This book is Rahn’s research into the Holy Grail mythos. Aug 11, Trish rated it liked it Shelves: There are exquisite gems of insight here and there, but they’re generally embedded in massive boulders of specious malarkey that hide their luster. Frans Goossens rated it it was amazing Sep 23, To answer these questions, the paper discusses Celtic narratives to explain the extermination of Catarism and Occitan culture where women had a defining roletouching on the Mediterrarean and Indo-iranian origins of the myth.

Infinitely more worthwhile to read than the Graddon biography of the author! Want to Read saving….