Ynysvitrin sentence example

ynysvitrin
  • Other forms of the name are Ynysvitrin and Ynysgutrin, "Isle of Glass" - which appear to be identical with Glasberg, the Teutonic kingdom of the dead.
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  • Perhaps owing to a confusion between Glasberg or Ynysvitrin and the Anglo-Saxon Glaestinga-burh, Glastonbury, the name "Isle of Avalon" was given to the low ridge in central Somersetshire which culminates in Glastonbury Tor, while Glastonbury itself came to be called Avalon.
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  • By the Britons the spot seems to have been called Ynys yr Afalon (latinized as Avallonia) or Ynysvitrin (see Avalon), and it became the local habitation of various fragments of Celtic romance.
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