Holy Grail

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(legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper

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I saw a postcard in a shop in Aberystwyth depicting the Nanteos Cup and I became hooked on the Grail legend and its associations with Wales ever since.
The book, which has sold 36 million copies worldwide, has generated renewed interest in the Holy Grail legend.
The book - which has sold 36 million copies - has created huge interest in the Holy Grail legend and the role of Mary Magdalene in the history of Christianity.
When he visited a friend who lives in the oldest house in Bradford, he found out that this had once been a Knight Templar's "safe house", recalling the Holy Grail legend which has fascinated the artist.
Yet something must be said about the Grail legend whose origins are not Christian and whose ambience is more heretical than Catholic.
In fact, at times the trip felt like a chapter out of the Grail legend, with knight-errant George sallying forth every morning, spoon in hand, in search of the perfect Brazil, and returning empty-handed at night, at most having slain a few ferment dragons along the way.
In a passage about the Fisher King in the Grail legend, he writes that "all men, I suspect, are wounded in the thigh .