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-'''''Perceval, the Story of the Grail''''' (''Perceval, le Conte du Graal'') is the unfinished fifth [[romance (genre)|romance]] of [[Chrétien de Troyes]]. Probably written between 1181 and 1191, it is dedicated to Chrétien's patron [[Philip, Count of Flanders]]. 
-Chrétien claimed to be working from a source given to him by Philip. The poem relates the adventures and growing pains of the young knight [[Percival|Perceval]], and breaks off after only 9,000 lines. Later authors added 54,000 more lines in what are known collectively as the Four Continuations. ''Perceval'' is the earliest recorded account of the Quest for the [[Holy Grail]].+'''Percival''' or '''Perceval''' is one of [[King Arthur]]'s legendary [[Knights of the Round Table]]. In [[Welsh literature]] his name is '''Peredur''' (see the [[Peredur]] article for that legendary figure). He is most famous for his involvement in the quest for the [[Holy Grail]].
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Percival or Perceval is one of King Arthur's legendary Knights of the Round Table. In Welsh literature his name is Peredur (see the Peredur article for that legendary figure). He is most famous for his involvement in the quest for the Holy Grail.




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