Fortunate Islands

Some articles on islands, fortunate islands:

History Of The Azores - Myth and Legend
... Stories of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, legendary and otherwise, had been reported since classical antiquity ... Utopian tales of the Fortunate Islands (or Isles of the Blest) were sung by poets like Homer and Horace ... Ptolemy, testified to the real existence of the Canary Islands ...

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