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==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
:See also: ''[[Round World version of the Silmarillion]]''.
 
:See also: ''[[Round World version of the Silmarillion]]''.
In Tolkien's writings as published in the later volumes of ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'', Arda was a round world from its beginning, and the idea of a flat world was instead an invention of the Númenóreans. Thus, in this alternate account, the world would not need to be bent at the time of Númenor's downfall and Aman's removal from the physical world.<ref>{{MR|Myths}}</ref>{{fact}}<!--Page ref-->
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In Tolkien's latest writings published in the later volumes of ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'', Arda was a round world from its beginning, and the idea of a flat world was instead an invention of the Númenóreans. Thus, in this alternate account, the world would not need to be bent at the time of Númenor's downfall and Aman's removal from the physical world.<ref>{{MR|Myths}}</ref>
 
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