Holy Grail

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(legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper

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1) A good and extensive summary of Chretien de Troyes' version of the grail myth (which is considered to be the first literary version [circa 1180]), and also of later versions and continuations, can be found in Loomis.
His example is the way the Grail myth was warped by Richard Wagner in his opera Parsifal, and from there to Nazism.
In his own recent book The Unhealed Wound, Kennedy looks at the ancient Grail myth of Parsifal, the hero who heals the sexual wound of King Amfortas, as a way to understand the sexual problems in the church today.
Youth's project, according to the Grail myth, is to build one's personal tower.
Some, such as the Arthurian Grail myths even appear in multiple cultures at the same time.