- (in medieval legend) the leader of the knights of the Holy Grail
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Amfortas waves it to and fro—the knights gaze in ecstatic adoration.
The talk is of Amfortas, the king, and of his incurable wound.
It can not wound the guileless and pure one as it wounded the sinful Amfortas.
Is the Grail, too, then turned into a mocking spirit to the unhappy Amfortas?
The body of Titurel is borne in, followed by Amfortas on his litter.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas
W. J. Henderson