Athlans

Athlans is beorgheap on Affrican norðwesternum ecge, in ðrim ricum þa sind Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, þusend and siexe hundred milalang.

Weg ðurh Athlans on Moroccan

Þas dunas bedælað Wendelsæs and Westsæs rim of þæm Deadwyllan Sande. Hiera heasta beorg is Toubkal in Moroccan middæle se is 13,671 fet heah. On ðas beorgum buaþ Berberware.

Romware nemnedon Athlans 'Atlas' and Westsæ geond Athland wæs genemnde æfter swylcum dunas Oceanus Atlanticus.

Orosius secgeð, be Ælfredes Cyninges onwendunge:

'Þære Affrica norþwestgemære is æt þæm ilcan Wendelsæ þe of ðæm gasecge scyt, ðær Ecoles syla stondað, and hiere ryhtwestende is æt þæm beorge þe mon Athlans nemneð and æt þæm iglande þe mon hæt Fortunatus.'