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The mystery of the Grail : initiation and magic in the quest for the Spirit

By: Evola, Julius, 1898-1974
Material type: TextTextRochester, Vt. Inner Traditions c1997Description: xvi, 187p.; bibliog. notes; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0892815736Subject(s): Grail -- Legends | Grail | History -- PhilosophyLOC classification: PN57.G7 E913 1997Abstract: '...the brilliant and controversial Italian philosopher Julius Evola discloses the ancient sources of this legend that is so central to Western mythology and culture. He demonstrates how the main features of the legend are from an older tradition analogous to the great heroic sagas and cycles of the Nordic tribes, and that the Grail itself is a symbol of initiation.'
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Orig. pub in Italian, Edizioni Mediterranee-Roma, c1994. Translated by Guido Stucco.

'...the brilliant and controversial Italian philosopher Julius Evola discloses the ancient sources of this legend that is so central to Western mythology and culture. He demonstrates how the main features of the legend are from an older tradition analogous to the great heroic sagas and cycles of the Nordic tribes, and that the Grail itself is a symbol of initiation.'

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