Fisher King
the custodian of the Grail in the Arthurian Romance. The apostles were fishermen

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  • Fisher King — For the film, see The Fisher King (film). The Fisher King, or the Wounded King, figures in Arthurian legend as the latest in a line charged with keeping the Holy Grail. Versions of his story vary widely, but he is always wounded in the legs or… …   Wikipedia

  • Fisher King — The keeper of the grail, the wounded king who must be asked the critical question, ‘What ails thee, sire?’. When Percival fails to ask this question, the grail is initially denied to him and the quest for the grail must be undertaken …   Medieval glossary

  • Fisher King — Arthurian Romance. (in the story of Percival) the custodian of the Grail. * * * …   Universalium

  • Fisher King —    From Arthurian legend, in Grail stories, he is the lord of the Grail castle. He possesses the Grail, the bleeding lance and the silver plate. Wounded in his thighs by a spear, the only activity he enjoys is fishing, which he can do sitting… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Fisher King — Arthurian Romance. (in the story of Percival) the custodian of the Grail …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fisher King - Le roi pêcheur — Le Roi Pêcheur (film) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Le Roi pêcheur (homonymie). Le Roi Pêcheur Titre original The Fisher King Réalisation Terry Gilliam Acteurs principaux Jeff Bridges …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fisher King, le roi pêcheur — The Fisher King    Comédie dramatique et fantastique de Terry Gilliam, avec Robin Williams (Henry Sagan, dit Parry), Jeff Bridges (Jack Lucas), Mercedes Ruehl (Anne Napolitano), Amanda Plummer (Lydia), David Pierce (Lou Rosen), Tom Waits (Sid).… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • The Fisher King (film) — Infobox Film name = The Fisher King caption = The Fisher King poster writer = Richard LaGravenese starring = Jeff Bridges Robin Williams Mercedes Ruehl Amanda Plummer Michael Jeter Tom Waits director = Terry Gilliam producer = Debra Hill Lynda… …   Wikipedia

  • The Fisher King (film) — Король рыбак The Fisher King Жанр драма Режиссёр Тэрри Гиллиам В главных ролях Джефф Бриджес …   Википедия

  • The Fisher King — Le Roi Pêcheur (film) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Le Roi pêcheur (homonymie). Le Roi Pêcheur Titre original The Fisher King Réalisation Terry Gilliam Acteurs principaux Jeff Bridges …   Wikipédia en Français

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