Gilead

Gilead comes from the name of a place in the Old Testament located east of the Jordan river. It comes from Hebrew gil’ad meaning “monument; memorial” though I’ve seen other possible meanings attributed to it such as: “monument of testimony”; “harsh”, rude” from Arabic jal’ad; “perptual fountain”, “heap of stones” or “camel hump”. Whatever its true meaning is, it seems…

Galahad

Galahad is a knight of the Round Table, depicted as the most purest and perfect of all the knights who finds the Holy Grail. He is the illegitimate son of Lancelot and Elaine of Corbenic. The origin behind his name is uncertain, either derived from an obscure Welsh origin or it could be derived from Gilead, the name of a…