Avalon

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Av·a·lon

 (ăv′ə-lŏn′)
n.
In Arthurian legend, an island paradise in the western seas to which King Arthur was taken after he was mortally wounded in battle.

Avalon

(ˈævəˌlɒn)
n
(European Myth & Legend) Celtic myth an island paradise in the western seas: in Arthurian legend it is where King Arthur was taken after he was mortally wounded
[from Medieval Latin insula avallonis island of Avalon, from Old Welsh aballon apple]

Av•a•lon

or Av•al•lon

(ˈæv əˌlɒn)

n.
an island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur was carried after his last battle.
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Clearly, Campbell's focus lies on this motif of self-knowledge and healing--the Grail theme itself is covered with less attention to mythology and in a shorter manner for the rest of the final chapter, as is the isle of Avalon.
Even now officials and fans of Yeovil Town are doggedly searching for the Isle of Avalon, believed to be in their neck of the woods in Somerset, in the hope that they can fire up a promotion push from League Two next season once they have found the final resting place of King Arthur.
From King Arthur and the Isle of Avalon to the incredibly preserved remains of prehistoric trackways and lake villages, the Somerset Levels and Moors in southwest England has a rich and varied heritage.
It depicts the return of the Isle of Avalon, an event called the Rise of Avalon.
Mr Clark said although some legends put Joseph's final resting place in 82AD on the Isle of Avalon - and later accounts say he is buried in Glastonbury Abbey - he may have actually been buried at an ancient church near the River Taff.
Mr Clark said although some legends put Joseph's final resting place after his death in 82AD on the Isle of Avalon - and later accounts say he is buried in Glastonbury Abbey - he may have actually been buried at an ancient church near the River Taff.
It is claimed ghosts still haunt the bleak landscape and is also touted as a possible final resting place for King Arthur or Merlin, or as a candidate for the mythic Isle of Avalon.
Glastonbury Abbey has been taken to be the Isle of Avalon, where Arthur was said to have gone to be healed of his wounds following the Battle of Camlann in 537.