Avalon

British - The spirit world: an earthly paradise. This was the home of Morgan le Fay and the site of the forge operated by fairies, in which Excalibur is said to have been made. On his death, King Arthur was placed on a boat and taken to Avalon where, some say, he was healed of his wounds and survives to this day, awaiting some future call to save Britain. Another story makes this an island in the far West, concealed from view by a wall of spray, where the giants kept the golden apples that they had stolen from the gods. Some say it was ruled by Morgan le Fay, leader of nine fairy queens. On occassion, known as Avalon, Apple Island, Apple Island, Avalon, Assysla, Assysla, Avalon, Avallo, Avallo, Avalon, Avalun, Avalun, Avalon, Avilion, Avilion, Avalloc, Avalon, Fortunate Isle, Fortunate Isle, Avalon, Island of Apples, Island of Apples, Avalon, Island of Blessed Souls, Island of Blessed Souls, Avalon, Isle of Glass, Isle of Glass, Avalon, Orelan or Orelan.
European - In Carolingian legend, this was the island home of Morgan le Fay. In the story of Ogier the Dane, he was transported to Avalon where he still sleeps. Some accounts say that both Oberon and Ogier held their courts in Avalon. On occassion, referred to as Avalon, Apple Island, Apple Island, Avalon, Assysla, Assysla, Avalon, Avallo, Avallo, Avalon, Avalun, Avalun, Avalon, Avilion, Avilion, Avalloc, Avalon, Fortunate Isle, Fortunate Isle, Avalon, Island of Apples, Island of Apples, Avalon, Island of Blessed Souls, Island of Blessed Souls, Avalon, Isle of Glass, Isle of Glass, Avalon, Orelan or Orelan.

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