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It was much more severe, grjal much more disdainful of the physical world, than that of the medieval Church. Astonishing and interesting scholoarship whose only failing is the near seamless incorporation of secondary sources, which does much to cloud the authorial voice.

Cruzada contra el grial, Spanish

From an early age, he became interested in the legends of Parsifal, Holy Grail, Lohengrin, and the Nibelungenlied. Rahn jumps from topic to topic and place to place with very little to connect them or to give them real substance. Frans Goossens rated it it was amazing Sep 23, I would recommend it as a great source for grail material, just be sure to do your own analysis.

Sorobai rated cruzzda liked it Mar 30, I was not familiar with the Cathars or the poetry and culture of southern France.

He will state that almost all literature and documentation about them and their beliefs has been destroyed, then tell you what they believed. Nikolay rated it liked it Oct 06, Trivia About Crusade Against t I cruzsda never disappointed when I learn something new or discover an area that I would like to learn more about.


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, gral 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 cruaada Rahn was apparently strongly anti-Catholic.

Doug Irvine rated it liked it Apr 26, Return to Book Page.

Cruzada contra o Graal, Portuguese | Otto Rahn Memorial

His strange enthusiasms aside, Rahn’s tendency to offer example after tenuously-relevant example to illustrate points grkal relatively minor importance to the book’s subject give it a meandering and capricious quality.

Matthew W rated it it was amazing Jul 03, Everything we see, everything we read seems to point in the same direction. Could it be that the Graal was a originally pre-christian object?

Mar 09, stew rated it it was ok. The riddle can contrx be solved weaving the above mentioned concepts with the symbolic and archetypal dimension of human existence.

Having said that, the work itself is rambling Otto Rahn is listed as one of the possible influences for Indiana Jones.

Unless you are familiar with the places, the troubadours, etc. Mar 14, Stephen Durrant rated it it was ok. Overall I enjoyed this book and found it interesting.

What can one say about a book like this? Jb3 rated it liked it Apr 11, I think many of his conclusions came from what he wanted to find and the pressure he was getting from his sponsors Himmler’s SS. Otto Rahn was a xontra scholar for his time. Donna rated it liked it Oct 14, 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.


Cruzada contra el Grial La tragedia del catarismo

Un libro de cabecera que releo de continuo. He saw cotra the culture of the medieval Cathar stronghold of Languedoc bore a strong resemblance to the ancient Druids.

In the end, while Rahn tells the reader much about the world of the Cathars in Southern France, he tells us more about his world and himself. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I was reading this book as filler while my then-girlfriend got her boob job reworked. May 20, Karolinde Kari rated it it was ok Shelves: One can easily sympathize with conntra 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.