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'''Salmar''' made the [[Ulumúri]] for his lord [[Ulmo]], the great conches which produce the music of the sea.
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In the index of [[The Silmarillion]] Salmar is described as a [[Maia]], but it is unknown whether that entry was written by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] or his son [[Christopher Tolkien]]. While there is no other text describing Salmar as one of the [[Maiar]] his status as a spirit who accompanied Ulmo but was not listed amongst the [[Valar]] would make that the logical conclusion.
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In earlier conceptions of the legendarium (see: ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'') Salmar is often called by the title '''Noldorin''', and sometimes '''Lirillo''', and was envisioned as a [[Valar|Vala]] in the service of [[Aulë]].
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Revision as of 03:45, 22 July 2006

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