Enchantress, say, to my forsaken lyre What magic power is this recalls me still?
The foundation was erected into an abbey in 1399, and Abbey Road recalls its site.
A ruined castle, near the city, recalls its strategic importance in the 8th century, when Asturias, Galicia and Leon were the headquarters of resistance to the Moors.
Aepyornis maxima, which laid enormous eggs, and not unnaturally recalls the mythical " roc " that figures so largely in Arabian tales.
The olive and the chestnut are rare; but the beech reappears, and the Pinus pinaster recalls the Italian pines.