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Valmar

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Valmar
Physical Description
TypeCity
Locationnear Taniquetil, at the heart of Valinor
RealmsValinor, Aman
InhabitantsValar, Maiar, Vanyar
DescriptionCity of many bells
General Information
Other namesValimar
ReferencesThe Silmarillion

Valmar or Valimar (Q, pron. N [ˈval(i)mar], V [ˈβal(i)mar]) was the city of many bells in the heart of Valinor where many of the Valar and Maiar dwelt. It lay on the Girdle of Arda in the east-central part of the Plain of Valinor, west of Taniquetil.[1]

The Two Trees of Valinor grew nearby on the mound of Ezellohar. It is said that the houses in Valmar had roofs of gold and their floors silver and their doors were of polished bronze; and that they were lifted with spells and their stones were bound with magic.

[edit] Etymology

The name Valmar means "dwelling of the Valar" (from Vala and mar = "dwelling").

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Beginning of Days"


Ainur
Valar
Lords:  Manwë · Ulmo · Aulë · Oromë · Mandos · Irmo · Tulkas
Queens:  Varda · Yavanna · Nienna · Estë · Vairë · Vána · Nessa
Rebel:  Melkor
Associated Maiar
Manwë Eönwë · Olórin (Gandalf) Varda Ilmarë · Olórin (Gandalf) · Arien
Aulë Mairon (Sauron) · Curumo (Saruman) Yavanna Aiwendil (Radagast)
Ulmo Ossë · Uinen · Salmar Estë Melian · Arien
Oromë Tilion · Blue Wizards Vána Melian · Arien
Other Maiar
Evil:  Sauron · Balrogs (Gothmog · Durin's Bane)
Wizards Saruman · Gandalf · Radagast · Blue Wizards
Topics
Music · Valarin · Almaren · Valinor · Valmar · Second Music