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The '''Sea of Ringil''' was an inland sea south of the [[Sea of Helcar]]. It was created by the fall of the Lamp [[Ormal]], which was atop the tower known as [[Ringil (tower)|Ringil]].<ref name=5b>{{SM|5b}}</ref><ref name=5e>{{SM|5e}}</ref>
 
The '''Sea of Ringil''' was an inland sea south of the [[Sea of Helcar]]. It was created by the fall of the Lamp [[Ormal]], which was atop the tower known as [[Ringil (tower)|Ringil]].<ref name=5b>{{SM|5b}}</ref><ref name=5e>{{SM|5e}}</ref>
  
During the tumult of the [[War for the Sake of the Elves]], it grew in size and "became a great sea flowing north-eastward and joining by straights both the [[Belegaer|Western]] and [[East Sea|Eastern Sea]]"<ref name=5b /><ref name=5e /> and divided Middle-earth into two landmasses, the southern of which was called the [[Dark Land]].<ref>{{SM|A5}}</ref>
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During the tumult of the [[War for the Sake of the Elves]], it grew in size and "became a great sea flowing north-eastward and joining by straights both the [[Belegaer|Western]] and [[East Sea|Eastern Seas]]"<ref name=5b /><ref name=5e /> and divided Middle-earth into two landmasses, the southern of which was called the [[Dark Land]].<ref>{{SM|A5}}</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:25, 15 September 2018

The name Ringil refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Ringil (disambiguation).

The Sea of Ringil was an inland sea south of the Sea of Helcar. It was created by the fall of the Lamp Ormal, which was atop the tower known as Ringil.[1][2]

During the tumult of the War for the Sake of the Elves, it grew in size and "became a great sea flowing north-eastward and joining by straights both the Western and Eastern Seas"[1][2] and divided Middle-earth into two landmasses, the southern of which was called the Dark Land.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "V. The Ambarkanta: Of the Fashion of the World"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "V. The Ambarkanta: Commentary on the Ambarkanta"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "V. The Ambarkanta: Map V"