Land of Prester John
The legends of Prester John (Latin: Presbyter Johannes) were popular in Europe from the 12th through the 17th centuries, and told of a Christian patriarch and king said to rule over a Christian na...
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Arcadia (utopia)
Arcadia (Greek: Ἀρκαδία) refers to a vision of pastoralism and harmony with nature. The term is derived from the Greek province of the same name which dates to antiquity; the province's mountainou...
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Kuru kingdom (Mahabharata)
The historical Kuru Kingdom features in the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata. Kuru Kingdom was sometimes spoken of composed of three geographical regions: Kuru-region (populated region); Kurujangala (spa...
Shangri-La
Shangri-La is a fictional place described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by British author James Hilton. Hilton describes Shangri-La as a mystical, harmonious valley, gently guided from a lamasery, en...
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Panchala Kingdom (Mahabharata)
This article is about the Mahabharata epic kingdom of Panchala. For the historical kingdom, see Panchala.The Panchala (पञ्चाल Pañcāla) kingdom was one of the historical mahajanapadas of ancient India ...
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Andhak
Andhak, also known as Antall, Aundh or Anlak is a gotra of Jats found in Haryana, India.
The Andhak Jats claim descent from the asura Andhaka. In Hindu mythology, Andhaka was the asura son of Shiv...
State of Shinshi
Shinshi (Hangeul: 신시, Hanja: 神市) or Baedal (Hangul: 배달국, Hanja: 倍達國) is a legendary ancient Korean nation that preceded Gojoseon in Hwandangogi. Shinshi literally means "City of God(s)/Spirit(s)" (i.e...
Anarta Kingdom
Anarta is the name of a mythological kingdom of ancient India described in the Mahabharata, roughly forming the northern Gujarat state of India. It was foundet by a grandson of Vaivasvata, inter alia ...
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Meena
The Meena Tribe—whose name is also transliterated as Meenanda or Mina— found mainly in the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh regions of India, is believed to be the descendants of Matsya Tribe of Matsya Ki...
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Camelot
Camelot is a castle and court associated with the legendary King Arthur. Absent in the early Arthurian material, Camelot first appeared in 12th-century French romances and eventually came to be descri...
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Shambhala
In Tibetan Buddhist and Hindu traditions, Shambhala (also spelled Shambala or Shamballa; Sanskrit: शंभाल; Tibetan: བདེ་འབྱུང་; Wylie: bde 'byung, pron. de-jung; Chinese: 香巴拉; pinyin: xiān...
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Avanti Kingdom (Mahabharata)
The historical Avanti Kingdom of ancient India is described in the Mahabharata epic.Avanti was divided into north and south by river Vetravati. Initially, Mahissati (Sanskrit Mahishamati) was the ca...
Abhira Kingdom
The Abhira kingdom in the Mahabharata is either of two kingdoms near the Sarasvati river.They were dominated by the Abhiras, sometimes referred to as Surabhira also, combining both Sura and Abhira kin...
Kalachakra
The Kalachakra (Sanskrit: कालचक्र Kālacakra, Tibetan: དུས་ཀྱི་འཁོར་ལོ།, Wylie: dus kyi 'khor lo; Mongolian: Цогт Цагийн Хүрдэн Tsogt Tsagiin Hurden; Chinese: 時輪) is a term used in...
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Kingdom of Saguenay
The name "Kingdom of Saguenay" (French: Royaume du Saguenay) supposedly has its origin in an Iroquoian legend, as recorded by the French during French colonization in the sixteenth and seventeenth...
El Dorado
El Dorado ([el doˈɾaðo], /ˌɛl dəˈrɑːdoʊ/; Spanish for "the golden one"), originally El Hombre Dorado (the golden man), El Indio Dorado (the golden Indian), or El Rey Dorado (the golden king), is the t...
Andhra in Indian epic literature
Andhra (Telugu: ఆంధ్ర) in Indian epic literature was a kingdom mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. It was a southern kingdom. Andhra and Kalinga are often used interchangeably. Andhras are sub-tri...
Huna Kingdom
Hunas were a tribe close to Himalayas that, because of limited interaction with Indian kingdoms, were mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. They belonged to the Xingjiang province of China, east of Jammu...
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Seven Cities of Gold (myth)
The Seven Cities of Gold is a myth that led to several expeditions by adventurers and conquistadors in the 16th century. It is also featured in several works of popular culture.
In the 16th centur...