An extraordinary investigation, beginning with ancient parchments in Egypt and ending in Spain, casts an entirely new light on the fascinating mystery of the Holy Grail.
Recently discovered parchments in Egypt have finally made it possible to identify the current location of the Holy Grail. This extraordinary discovery led Margarita Torres Sevilla and Jos Miguel Ortega del Ro on a
investigation as they traced the Grail's journey across the
globe to its final resting place in the Basilica of San Isidoro in
Traces the history of the Grail from Jerusalem
in the eleventh century, to the caliph of the Fatimid dynasty, the
Muslim prince of
Spain) and finally to Ferdinand I of Len
definitive book on one of history's most
sought-after treasures, the
object of both Arthurian myth and
Christian legend, has made headlines worldwide.
* The culmination of a meticulous three-year investigation and supported by historical and scientific research.
Includes fascinating facts about the history of Judaism and early
Christianity, the significance of the Last Supper, and the other cups previously identified as the Holy Grail.
Meticulously researched, this is a fascinating and unique guide to history of the Grail.
Margarita Torres Sevilla is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Len and Visiting Scholar at St John's College, Cambridge. Amongst her other books she has published titles on El Cid and Enrique of Castile as well as two novels in Spanish.