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'''Legendarium''' is the term [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] used for his mythology of [[Eä]], for example in [[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien|Letter 131]]: ''This legendarium ends with a vision of the end of the world''.  
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'''Legendarium''' is the term [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] used for his mythology of [[Eä]].
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==[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]==
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[[Letter 131]]: "This legendarium ends with a vision of the end of the world..."
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[[Letter 153]]: "...my legendarium, especially the '[[Downfall of Númenor]]' which lies immediately behind ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', is based on my view..."
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[[Letter 154]]: "Actually in the imagination of this story we are now living on a physically round Earth. But the whole 'legendarium' contains a transition from a flat world..."
  
 
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Revision as of 15:47, 4 April 2009

Legendarium is the term Tolkien used for his mythology of .

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

Letter 131: "This legendarium ends with a vision of the end of the world..."

Letter 153: "...my legendarium, especially the 'Downfall of Númenor' which lies immediately behind The Lord of the Rings, is based on my view..."

Letter 154: "Actually in the imagination of this story we are now living on a physically round Earth. But the whole 'legendarium' contains a transition from a flat world..."