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FÁLGA was a mysterious small island to the east of Ireland whose grey inhabitants, Fir Fálgae, clad only in their shaggy hair, often threaten Irish heroes. One prominent king was luchna. Commentators as early as Rudolf Thurneysen (1921) have identified Fálga with the Isle of Man. The name may be cognate with Welsh gwala [plenty].

It's not exactly how I imagine a mythical island of Avalon but pretty close to it. "Avalon is a.

Camelot - Gustave Dore

/// Camelot, engraving by Gustave Doré to illustrate the Arthurian poems in Idylls of the King, by Lord Alfred Tennyson,

The White Spring, Glastonbury. By Kev Pearson Photography.

The White Spring, Glastonbury. By Kev Pearson Photography.

Glastonbury Tor | Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the 12th century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon, the island where Arthur died following his final battle against Mordred. Once surrounded by marshland, Glastonbury Tor was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.

Camelot: discovering the legend of King Arthur around Britain

Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon. Once surrounded by marshland, it was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.

White Spring Water Temple in Glastonbury

Shrine to Herne The Hunter - Picture of White Spring Well & Temple, Glastonbury - TripAdvisor

Glastonbury Tor - add this to the ancient sites tour of Britain!

The pathway up Glastonbury Tor to St. Michael's Tower, Somerset, England, all that is left of the St. People travel far and wide to make private pilgrimage to this spot where King Arthur is said to have come to die.

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