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Legend

Is the missing Ghent Altarpiece a map to the Holy Grail? Why did Hitler crave the missing panel in the famous Ghent Altarpiece? [vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The iconography of The Ghent Altarpiece has since a long time fascinated  researchers. When it was finished in 1432, the work of art became instantly the most famous in Europe. It was the first real oil painting. Oil...

Returning to Eschenbach's tale, Parsifal is led into a cavern by Trevrizent to initiate him into the mystery of the Grail: To a grotto his host led him, Where hardly a breath of wind ever came There, was a robe: his host Put it on him and then led him Into a nearby cell. Eschenbach must have been curiously well informed as to the whereabouts of...

One of the many mysteries and anomalies in history of WW2 is a strange account that took place on May 2 of 1945. On that day an unknown Company dressed in SS uniforms delivered a convoy to Zillertal Mountain Pass where a select group of officers took possession of a number of heavy lead-lined boxes. In a torchlit ceremony the...

Grimm writes that the Hörselberg of Thuringia was still considered in the 10th through 14th centuries to be the residence of the German goddess Holda and her host. He cites legends of “night-women in the service of dame Holda” who “rove through the air on appointed nights, mounted on beasts,” and asserts that they “were originally dæmonic elvish beings, who...

    There's a strange connection with Amber and the Amber routes. An ancient postcard showed up with a signature of Müller. Heligoland, the holy land (heliges Land) which was once called Abalus and Balcia. Old songs recount that the god Balder laid at rest here.  The Greek historian Diodorus knew that Heligoland was to be found “in the ocean, a continentcrossing...

  Is there a fiery mountain in the Harz? At Wartburg, the swan knight Lohengrin was summoned. He came from those mountains where King Arthur lived with his courtiers. Still, where exactly were these mountains situated? In the North? Or nearby Wartburg? in the Harz? Tyrol? South of France? Located there is an gemstone that once fell from the Crown of Righteousness...

The Hellirunar describes people who 'rune' (Speak, sing, whisper) with Hel/Helja, the goddess and realm of the underworld. "Hell", in its original meaning is the hidden realm, the dark and foggy place where the dead and unborn dwell. Often the term is used in a sinister meaning. The bischop Wulfila mentions a group of Haljarunae who were evicted by King...

The Hidden Wisdom in Arthur’s Grail - In the Celtic sources that are the assumed origin of the Arthurian legends, we are told that the Grail is a cauldron, a symbol both of fertility and immortality. The cauldron was a powerful religious icon of its day. As mentioned earlier in another post, it brought forth marvellous and magical feasts, revitalizing...