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House of Tulkas

The house of Tulkas was the dwelling of Tulkas in Valmar, the city of the Valar in Valinor.[note 1]

The house is said to have sprung "high into the air with many storeys", and to sport a "tower of bronze and pillars of copper in a wide arcade". Tulkas's house also had a court, where champions engaged in athletic games. There would often Nessa, wife of Tulkas, appear to bring goblets of wine and drinks to the players.[1]

Notes

  1. The notion of Tulkas having a house in Valmar only appears in the earliest version of the legendarium, where Tolkien often included more elaborate descriptions of the Valar than in his manuscripts of later years.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Coming of the Valar and the Building of Valinor", p. 75
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