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Firmament

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The '''Firmament''' encompasses the highest spaces of the infinite [[Timeless Halls|abode]] of [[Ilúvatar]] and the [[Ainur]].
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The '''Firmament''' encompasses the highest spaces of the infinite [[Timeless Halls|abode]] of [[Ilúvatar]] and the [[Ainur]].<ref>{{S|Ainu}}</ref>
 
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"In the midst of this strife, whereat the [[Timeless Halls|halls]] of [[Ilúvatar]] shook and a tremor ran out into the silences yet
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unmoved, [[Ilúvatar]] arose a third time, and his face was terrible to behold. Then he raised up both his hands, and inone chord, deeper than the Abyss, higher than the Firmament, piercing as the light of the eye of [[Ilúvatar]], the [[Music of the Ainur|Music]] ceased."
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- [[The Silmarillion]], "[[The Music of the Ainur]]"
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Revision as of 11:48, 27 October 2013

The Firmament encompasses the highest spaces of the infinite abode of Ilúvatar and the Ainur.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Ainulindalë: The Music of the Ainur"
Middle-earth Cosmology
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Stars  Alcarinquë · Borgil · Carnil · Elemmírë · Helluin · Luinil · Lumbar · Morwinyon · Nénar · Star of Eärendil · Til 
The Airs  Aiwenórë · Fanyamar · Ilmen · Menel · Vaiya · Veil of Arda · Vista
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See Also  Abyss · Arda · Circles of the World · · Timeless Halls · Two Lamps · Two Trees · Void