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The '''halls of Aulë''' was the dwelling of [[Aulë]] in [[Valinor]], land of the [[Valar]]. No details about these halls appear in the ''[[Quenta Silmarillion]]'', except that they were often visited by [[Fëanor]] and [[Sons of Fëanor|his sons]].<ref>{{S|5}}</ref>
 
The '''halls of Aulë''' was the dwelling of [[Aulë]] in [[Valinor]], land of the [[Valar]]. No details about these halls appear in the ''[[Quenta Silmarillion]]'', except that they were often visited by [[Fëanor]] and [[Sons of Fëanor|his sons]].<ref>{{S|5}}</ref>
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In early versions of the [[legendarium]], Aulë's house, situated in the outskirts of [[Valmar]] near its bordering open vale, is said to have consisted of a great court, "''filled with magic webs woven of the light of [[Laurelin]] and the sheen of [[Telperion|Silpion]] and the glint of [[stars]]''"; still other webs were woven of [[gold]], [[silver]], iron, and bronze. This magic web reflected the [[Music of the Ainur]] as it appeared in the mind of [[Ilúvatar]]. The court also had an area with a "''pool of blue water''" whereabout grew some of every tree that later grew upon the [[Middle-earth|earth]].<ref>{{LT1|III}}, pp. 73-4</ref>
  
 
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The halls of Aulë was the dwelling of Aulë in Valinor, land of the Valar. No details about these halls appear in the Quenta Silmarillion, except that they were often visited by Fëanor and his sons.[1]

Other versions

In early versions of the legendarium, Aulë's house, situated in the outskirts of Valmar near its bordering open vale, is said to have consisted of a great court, "filled with magic webs woven of the light of Laurelin and the sheen of Silpion and the glint of stars"; still other webs were woven of gold, silver, iron, and bronze. This magic web reflected the Music of the Ainur as it appeared in the mind of Ilúvatar. The court also had an area with a "pool of blue water" whereabout grew some of every tree that later grew upon the earth.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalië"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Coming of the Valar and the Building of Valinor", pp. 73-4
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