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  • In Irish tradition the other-world is often represented as an island, inhabited by women only; and it is this "Isle of Maidens" that Gawain visits in Diu Crone; returning therefrom dowered with the gift of eternal youth.
  • In certain romances, the Perlesvaus and Diu Crone, he is a veritable roi fainéant, overcome by sloth and luxury.
  • In a third version, that of Diu Crone, a long and confused romance, the origin of which has not been determined, the Grail appears as a reliquary, in which the Host is presented to the king, who once a year partakes alike of it and of the blood which flows from the lance.
  • What it is is not explained, but inasmuch as it is the vehicle in which is conveyed the Host on which the father of the Fisher king depends for nutriment, it seems not improbable that here, as in Diu CrOne, it is to be understood as a reliquary.
  • Diu Crone, edited by Scholl (Stuttgart, 1852), vol.

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