Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Tannhäuser feels that all hope is lost so he calls back to the goddess Venus. Wolfram tries to get him away from Venus' grotto by doing what?||Easy peasy "Tannhäuser" quiz
Mentioning Elisabeth's name and how she prayed for his salvation.. It turns out that Elisabeth offered herself as a sacrifice for Tannhäuser's sins. She died and went to Heaven as an "angel" to intercede to the Virgin Mary on his behalf.
|Finally, Tannhäuser returns but he is worn out and delirious. When Wolfram finds him, Tannhäuser tells him that his sins have not been forgiven. He then adds that the pope told him that the only way he would receive salvation is if something sprouted from his walking staff. What would it be?||Easy peasy "Tannhäuser" quiz
Leaves. It was the pope's way of saying that Tannhäuser's chances of being saved were pretty slim.
|Some time has passed and Elisabeth is seen praying to the Virgin Mary to pardon Tannhäuser's sins and grant him salvation. Who is with her when she is praying? ||Easy peasy "Tannhäuser" quiz
Wolfram. Wolfram is secretly in love with Elisabeth but refrains from showing her any affection.
|After he has offended almost everybody at the landgrave's court, Tannhäuser decides to leave Wartberg for what city (in order to atone for his sins)?||Easy peasy "Tannhäuser" quiz
Rome. He wants to go to Rome to do penance for his transgressions that prevent him from Godly purity. If he was forgiven, he was free to come back to the castle. If he wasn't, then he was forbidden to return.
|After listening to the first singer in the contest, Tannhäuser replies with a song celebrating sensual and erotic love, which offends the crowd of people watching the event (as well as drawing the ire of the knights in attendance). Many people condemn him for his song about sin and lust. Who is the only person that defends him?||Easy peasy "Tannhäuser" quiz
Elisabeth. She defends Tannhäuser from his detractors, saying that they shouldn't be too judgemental with him.
Wolfram. Wolfram sings about pure love and how, like a stream of water, it is to never be disturbed.
|For the moment, Tannhäuser breaks free of Venus' influence and goes back to Wartberg, a castle owned by a landgrave. At first, he refuses to go but then decides to go anyway after being told (by his fellow minnesingers) that the landgrave's virtuous niece, Elisabeth, has feelings for him because of a song he he had sung earlier. There is also a singing contest being held as well. What is the prize of this singing contest?||Easy peasy "Tannhäuser" quiz
Anything the person wishes.. He travels to Wartberg to escape his sensual desires and to win the singing contest (he also hopes to gain the hand of Elisabeth).
Wolfram. Wolfram is Tannhäuser's buddy. He eventually helps to break Venus' spell on him.
In Venusberg. He is seen cavorting with the goddess Venus among several love nymphs in a "place" called Venusberg (like a grotto or a cave). However, he manages to break free from his sensual desires and eventually meets up with his friends.