The River Malvam (Anglicized: Malve), also known as the Malva was a mythical river in ancient North Africa where the Roman province of Mauretania would be. Mentioned by the medieval mytho-historians Geoffrey of Monmouth and Nennius in their histories, they say Brutus of Troy stopped there because his ships had run out of supplies. Geoffrey adds that his army conquered all the Mauretanian coast to resupply. After this restocking, the ships set sail for the straits of Gibraltar.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.