The ditch is 9.2 m wide and 2.1m deep., Corfu (Island of Artemis, sister of Apollo), Le Monte Gargano in Italy (primary European sanctuary of the Archangel, and place of several apparitions), La Sacra di San Michele in Piemont (Benedictine monastery at 1000m), Le Mont St.Michel of Normandie, Saint Mickael's mount, (a peaked island surmounted by a church off the coast of Cornwall), and Skellig Michael, an island to the south-east of Ireland.Michael (Apollo), that were 'reinforced' throughout the middle-ages by the church.One suspects that an ancient tradition has been passed on either knowingly or unsuspectingly during the Pagan/Christian conversion of Europe.though Mont St. Both the alignment and the monastery he built are oriented on an azimuth of 26 north-east, the same as the axis of the Champs Elysee (Elysian Fields), in Paris.The star in question is Mintaka which would have reached its extinction point on the alignment, which has an approximate azimuth of 242 around 2800 BCE. Michael alignment with a north-eastern entrance pointing to Avebury.
It can be seen from the map above that the European St.
Michael's day), all of which reinforce the idea of a 'functional' and operative alignment with prehistoric roots.
Both alignments also include numerous churches and pilgrimage points dedicated to St.
Legend says that a mythical giant named Cormoran once lived on the Mount, and he used to wade ashore and steal cows and sheep from the villagers to feed his gargantuan appetite.
One night, a local boy called Jack rowed out to the island and dug a deep pit while the giant was asleep. The spectacularly located 'Anta do Tapado' as well as having a superb 360 view, is located right beside a natural rock formation which has the clear appearance of a Dragon's head (right).
", which in Hebrew translates as 'Mi-ka-el', after which he became known as Michael. It runs across England from the tip of Cornwall to the Eastern tip of Norfolk on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, passing through the prehistoric sites of The Hurlers, on an azimuth of around 242 (28 north of east).