Fata Morgana

European - A mirage seen in the Straits of Messina. This vision, a scene of architectural wonders, was seen by Roland in the garden of the enchantress, Falerina. Some say that it represented a palace of Morgan le Fay. Occasionally identified as Fata Morgana, Morgan le Fay, Morgan le Fay, Argante, Feimurgan, Lady of Avalon, Morgain, Morgaine, Morgan le Fée, Morgana, Morgen, Morghe, Morgue le Fay, Morgue le Faye, Nimue, Queen of Avalon, Argante, Lady of the Lake, Matrona, Modron, Morgain(e), Morgan(n)a, Morgue le Fay(e), Nineve, Queen of Cyprus or Queen of Gore.
European - A name of Morgan le Fay. Morgan was reputed to have another home in Sicily where she was known as Fata Morgana. The generation of a mirage to lure ships on to the rocks would be consistent with her role as a trouble-maker. In some accounts, referred to as Fata Morgana, Morgan le Fay, Morgan le Fay, Argante, Feimurgan, Lady of Avalon, Morgain, Morgaine, Morgan le Fée, Morgana, Morgen, Morghe, Morgue le Fay, Morgue le Faye, Nimue, Queen of Avalon, Argante, Lady of the Lake, Matrona, Modron, Morgain(e), Morgan(n)a, Morgue le Fay(e), Nineve, Queen of Cyprus or Queen of Gore.

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