Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. After King Arthur was mortally injured at the Battle of Camlann while fighting Mordred, legends say he was placed on a barge which took him to the island of Avalon.
While there, King Arthur was healed and nourished Avalon (1920) - Pi Scheffer s O.K.Wobblers* - The Sound Of The Twenties (Vinyl to health. It is said that King Arthur still remains there, alive, and will one day return when England needs him the most.
Public Domain. One of the most popular options for the location of Avalon is the town of Glastonbury. Though not an island today, Glastonbury used to be high ground surrounded by marsh, making it a veritable island. Originally, a boardwalk across the marsh was the only entrance to Glastonbury. Untilit was the site of the Glastonbury Abbey. Glastonbury Abbey is a famous pilgrimage site associated with early Christianity as well as the Arthurian legends. According to local legends, the abbey was founded by Joseph of Arimathea and visited by Jesus himself.
Glastonbury became associated with the Arthurian legends when, in AD, the monks claimed that they had found the tomb of King Arthur and his wife Guinevere, as well as a cross carving which identified the tomb as such.
This discovery brought many pilgrims who came to see the tomb of King Arthur, since he was considered to be a paragon of chivalry and a Christian hero.
The flat Somerset Levels are dominated by Glastonbury Tor. Glastonbury remains popular today as a pilgrimage and tourist site and many believe that it is in fact the final resting place of King Arthur. Historical studies have also shown that the old name for the area was not Avalon but Ineswitrin. The island was also said to be a realm of healing where youth was eternal and where there was no winter.
Legends say it also contained large forests of wild apple trees. Avalon was associated with apple trees and healing too, Avalon (1920) - Pi Scheffer s O.K.Wobblers* - The Sound Of The Twenties (Vinyl, so it seems reasonable to suggest that the Arthurian idea of Avalon was inspired by the earlier Celtic myth about Emain Ablach.
For many centuries, Emain Ablach was identified with Isle of Man because the name of the island seems to suggest a connection to the Manannan. The problem with this idea though, is that the name of the Isle of Man actually has Album) relation at all to the Celtic sea deity.
If the association with Manannan is removed, there is little reason to suggest that the Isle of Man has anything to do with Emain Ablach - let alone Avalon. A plentiful apple orchard. Porshe Brosseau.
This is reasonable considering the association of Avalon with apple trees, healing, and rejuvenation. Among the ancient Celts, apples were believed to have magical healing properties Avalon (1920) - Pi Scheffer s O.K.Wobblers* - The Sound Of The Twenties (Vinyl the property of rejuvenation. The idyllic nature of Avalon also might reflect the ancient pre-Christian British and Irish view of the afterlife. Discussion in ' Music Corner ' started by FoppNov 2, Log in or Sign up.
Steve Hoffman Music Forums. I don't get it, why does everyone like Avalon? Location: NYC. I enjoy Roxy Music. No disrespect, LP to me, Avalon is just cheezy 80s music that belongs in a B-rate movie from that era. What the hell am I missing?
Is it because the production is good? What is it? FoppNov 2, Location: Tokyo, West-side Location: Omaha, Nebr. The early stuff's great, but I love Avalon, too. That title track is sublime. Location: Fresno, California.
Robin LNov 2, Location: Asbury Park. I love Avalon, very hypnotic, in a Sade kinda way. Saint JohnnyNov 2, Slokes likes this. Location: Vancouver, Canader. Maybe it's just overrated. ManFromCouvNov 2, JacksonNov 2, Location: Canada.
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