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While I enjoyed Rahn’s speculations—reminiscent, methodologically speaking, of Robert Graves’ mythopoetic discourses—about possible Greek, Phocian, and Phoenician clntra 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.
The boobs turned out well, I just didn’t ever get to see them vruzada. Many people and places that are hard to keep track off.
Cruzada contra el Grial La tragedia del catarismo
This book is Rahn’s research into the Holy Grail mythos. 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 written.
Infinitely more worthwhile to read than the Graddon biography of the author! Published September 22nd by Inner Traditions first published Refresh and try again.
Cruzada Contra El Grial
There are gria, gems of insight here and there, but they’re generally embedded in massive boulders of specious malarkey that hide their luster. Return to Book Page. Ajuda de la revista. 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.
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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.
Rahn joined his staff as a junior non-commissioned officer and became a full member of the SS in A more difficult read than I expected. This fact is what drew me to search out his works. Open Preview See a Problem? Still, it is a worthwhile read.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Drew rated it it was ok May 12, Thumbs up for historical perspective on the Cotra, though! I expected the author to tie them in more. He will state that almost all literature and documentation about them and their beliefs has been destroyed, then tell you what they believed.
Having said that, the work itself is rambling Otto Rahn is listed as one of the possible influences for Indiana Jones. My eyes tended to glaze over during the clearly non-cathar chapters.
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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. Otto Rahn is listed as one of the possible influences for Indiana Jones. 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 conta the Cathars and their Grail, literally, not figuratively. What he presents in the long run, is the ideal they may have aspired to and the ideal he wished for.
He also assumes a lot of previous knowledge of his reader, which his intended audience may have possessed, that makes it hard to follow some details. One can easily sympathize with the plight of the Cathars, and admire their steadfastness, but ctuzada difficult to find much of value in their very medieval doctrine, aside from its pacifism and tolerance.
While I agree that the Inquisition is evil, I have a hard time seeing the Cathars as a pure, perfect people in the way Rahn presents them. He saw that the culture of the medieval Cathar stronghold of Languedoc bore a strong resemblance to the ancient Druids. His strange enthusiasms aside, Rahn’s tendency to offer example cnotra tenuously-relevant example to illustrate points of relatively minor importance to the book’s subject give it a meandering and capricious quality.
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Their priests were akin to the Cathar Parfaits. What can one say about a book like this? Had to return to library before I was done reading contr.