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[Read Ebook] ó The Crown: A Tale of Sir Gawein and King Arthur's Court ó Modern English translation of th Century german text Heinrich von dem T rlin s Diu Cr ne dates from around 1220, is written in the Austro Bavarian dialect and is preserved in one 14th century manuscript Heinrich s aim in producing Diu Cr ne was to compose the greatest medieval romance of the time by stringing together various elements from Arthurian tradition and combining them into what is Germany s longest medieval Arthurian work Heinrich makes Sir Gawain the main hero of the poem and tells the story of the grail quest but unlike Wolfram s ver Heinrich von dem T rlin s Diu Cr ne dates from around 1220, is written in the Austro Bavarian dialect and is preserved in one 14th century manuscript Heinrich s aim in producing Diu Cr ne was to compose the greatest medieval romance of the time by stringing together various elements from Arthurian tradition and combining them into what is Germany s longest medieval Arthurian work Heinrich makes Sir Gawain the main hero of the poem and tells the story of the grail quest but unlike Wolfram s versions of the story where Parzival is the finder of the grail, this version presents Gawain as the achiever of the mysterious object Scattered throughout the work are various other tales that are set in the context of the Arthurian court such as the appearance in one episode of the Schwan Ritter.The book is given an excellent translation by J W Thomas and a short introduction to scholarly disputes on the work The Crown is an unusual text, compared to the others I ve read, in that it is Sir Gawain who is the greatest knight in the world, and he is also the knight who achieves the grail although it is aor less secular treatment of it It s interesting in its treatment of various of the other characters, and the invention and adaptation of different incidents, such as the tankard and the glove I m especially intrigued by the treatment of Kay.Gawain is literally the life and soul of the court, i The Crown is an unusual text, compared to the others I ve read, in that it is Sir Gawain who is the greatest knight in the world, and he is also the knight who achieves the grail although it is aor less secular treatment of it It s interesting in its treatment of various of the other characters, and the invention and adaptation of different incidents, such as the tankard and the glove I m especially intrigued by the treatment of Kay.Gawain is literally the life and soul of the court, in Heinrich s The Crown Worth reading, if you love him, or Kay, or you re interested in the grail legend.The notes in my pre owned copy queried the translation on a lot of points, but at least it s readable Heinrich s narration can be quite amusing, too Diu Krone was a wild ride from start to finish I m not adopting every aspect of it into my personal canon, but you know what, Guinevere didn t cheat, Igraine got married to a cool guy in her latter years, Gawain brought peace and good fortune to the realm, I m happy.