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Parzival Summary
Wolfram von Eschenbach

Everything you need to understand or teach Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach.

  • Parzival Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Parzival Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Parzival Summary

Plot Summary

Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach is the reworking and completion of Chretien de Troyes' tale of Perceval and the Holy Grail. Wanting to become a knight, Parzival leaves home and seeks adventure, gaining renown for his exploits, but after he fails to ask the Question of Anfortas, he begins his search for the Gral, which leads to many sorrows and misfortunes. "Parzival" is one of the first tales in Arthurian legend that introduces the legend of the Holy Grail, and the story is very entertaining and exciting.

After leaving his homeland following his father's death, Gahmuret rescues Queen Belacane of Zazamanc from her enemies and marries her, but he abandons her to seek adventure when she is pregnant with their son, Feirefiz. Gahmuret wins a tournament in Waleis and marries Queen Herzeloyde; however, he is killed while fighting for the Baruc in Baghdad, leaving Herzeloyde alone to raise...

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Study Pack

The Parzival Study Pack contains about 58 pages of study material in 4 products, including:

Parzival Study Guide

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Parzival Lesson Plans contain 116 pages of teaching material, including:

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