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'''Nether Darkness''' refers to the far south of flat [[Arda]]. In the [[Second Age]], the [[Númenóreans]] reached the Nether Darkness by sea.<ref>{{S|Akallabeth}}</ref> It was probably uninhabited and unlit by [[Sun]] and [[Moon]].<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry "Nether Darkness"</ref>
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'''Nether Darkness''' refers to the far south of flat [[Arda]]. In the [[Second Age]], the [[Númenóreans]] reached the Nether Darkness by sea.<ref>{{S|Akallabeth}}</ref> It was probably uninhabited and, as the name suggests, apparently unlit by [[Sun]] and [[Moon]].<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry "Nether Darkness"</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 07:28, 2 September 2014

Nether Darkness refers to the far south of flat Arda. In the Second Age, the Númenóreans reached the Nether Darkness by sea.[1] It was probably uninhabited and, as the name suggests, apparently unlit by Sun and Moon.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry "Nether Darkness"