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Avalon (probably from the Celtic word "abal": apple; see Etymology below) is a legendary island somewhere in the British Isles featured in the Arthurian legend, famous for its beautiful apples. It first appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 1136 pseudohistorical account "Historia Regum Britanniae" ("The History of the Kings of Britain") as the place where King Arthur is taken to recover from his wounds after his last battle at Camlann, and where his sword Caliburn (Excalibur) was forged. The concept of such an "Isle of the Blessed" has parallels in other Indo-European mythology, in particular the Irish Tír na nÓg and the Greek Hesperides, the latter also noted for its apples. Etymology: According to one theory the word is an anglicization of the Brythonic "Annwyn", the realm of fairies, or netherworld, but this would be a major corruption. Geoffrey of Monmouth interpreted the name as the "isle of apples". This is more probable, as "apple" is still "aval" in Breton and Cornish, and "afal" ... Read more about Avalon on Wikipedia