Wolfram Eschenbach

Wolfram von Eschenbach was a medieval German knight and poet, regarded as one of the greatest epic poets of medieval German literature. He is best known for his work 'Parzival', an epic poem based on the Arthurian legend of Sir Percival and his quest for the Holy Grail. Wolfram's works are celebrated for their complexity, depth of psychological insight, and exploration of chivalric and spiritual themes.


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  1. 1. Parzival

    "Parzival" is a medieval epic poem that tells the story of a young man's journey from ignorance and folly to wisdom and spiritual enlightenment. The titular character, raised in isolation by his mother, ventures out into the world completely unaware of its ways. His journey leads him to King Arthur's court, where he becomes a knight and embarks on various adventures, including the quest for the Holy Grail. The narrative explores themes of chivalry, courtly love, and the struggle between faith and reason.

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