Magical swords in myths and legends part 2 – an astronomical perspective

This article explores the ties between legendary swords, celestial themes, and the Arthurian myth. It highlights iron’s mystical significance, contrasts it with bronze, and links it to ancient tales. The article dives into Indo-European myth’s celestial connections, particularly in the Arthurian legend with elements like the round table, the Lady of the Lake and Excalibur. It proposes an astronomical interpretation of Excalibur’s symbolism, associating it with Libra and Scorpius constellations. The article also suggests a potential link between Camelot’s name and an angel from the Old Testament. It delves into the origins of the Arthurian myth and its possible connection to the ancient Iron Age, considering Sarmatian involvement.