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Parzival - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Pained by thoughts of Liaze, Parzival rides away with the marks and bearing of a well-bred knight, through the kingdom of Brobarz into the city of Belrepeire, which King Tampenteire had bequeathed to his daughter, Condwiramurs. Parzival crosses the bridge to the city and knocks at the castle's door, despite the warnings of sixty knights on the other side, to offer his aid to the charming, attractive Queen. Queen Condwiramurs, who exceeds all other women in beauty, receives Parzival graciously and provides him with a bed after he is fed and entertained. That night, Queen Condwiramurs sneaks into Parzival's bedroom to tell him that King Clamide and his Seneschal have laid waste to her lands because Clamide wants to marry her, but she would rather commit suicide than become Clamide's wife; Parzival, of course, offers his aid, and he rises early in the morning as Clamide's army...

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