Avalon is Apache's Java Server Framework project. It is separated into six subprojects: Framework, Excalibur, LogKit, Cornerstone, Phoenix, and Apps. Its purpose is to simplify server side programming for Java-based projects. It formalizes several best practices and patterns for server side programming. Framework describes the interfaces and contracts for the component-based architecture.
Mythical island paradise in the western seas where the body of King Arthur was taken. Claimed by some to be the area around Glastonbury in Somerset. (Until recent times, much of this region was regularly flooded.) Traditionally, Celtic peoples believed that a person's soul travelled to the west after death. To Index.
Said to be Arthur's last 'earthly destination'. Some believe it to be Glastonbury. Also known as part of the legend as an: "Enchanted island where, according to Geoffrey of Monmouth, Arthur's sword was forged and where he was conveyed after his last battle for his wounds to be attended to" (Lacy et al 1997: 284)
A place that was said to exist in ancient times in England, and where King Arthur may be buried.
( All is a Distant Utopia): Excalibur's sheats and also Saber's 3rd Noble Phantasm. According to the Arthurian legends it's told it was made by the faries and embellished with runes and druid spells in order to better protect the sword. It is also said that it can give the power of Immortality to its owner. In Fate/stay night we find out that it's implanted in Shirou's body and it's the reason why he has an incredible regenerating factor (and it's probably the reason why he summoned Saber).
Avalon (probably from the Celtic word abal: apple; see Etymology below) is a legendary island somewhere in the British Isles, famous for its beautiful apples. The concept of such an "Isle of the Blessed" has parallels in other Indo-European mythology, in particular TÃr na n Ã“g and the Greek Hesperides, the latter also noted for its apples.
Avalon (ã‚¢ãƒ´ã‚¡ãƒãƒ³, avaron) is a Japanese/Polish Science Fiction movie by Japanese filmmaker Mamoru Oshii. It was released in 2001. The name of the film originates from the island Avalon in the legend of King Arthur.
Avalon is the name of at least two places in the Marvel Comics Universe and one place in an alternate timeline of the Marvel Universe known as the Age of Apocalypse. All are named after (and one is based directly on) Avalon in Arthurian myth.