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Walls of the World

The Walls of the World were the walls that surrounded Ea.[1] Outside them, through the Door of Night, there is the Void.[2]

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[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In earlier cosmology such as the Ambarkanta, the Walls of the World were called Ilurambar in Qenya and they bounded the layer of Vaiya.

[edit] References

  1. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath"