Arda Cosmos Map
This map shows the cosmos of Arda.
Arda - Earth
* Endórë - continent of Middle-earth
* Rómen - Rhun
* Chyarmen - Harad
* Siranór - Hither Lands
* Lóminórë - Dark Land
* Lesta Arda - Girdle of Arda
* Alatairë - Belegaer
* Rónairë - Eastern Sea
Wista - Lower Atmosphere
* HwormenyaÞúrë - the northern wind
* RómenyaÞúrë - the eastern wind
* NúmenyaÞúrë - the western wind
* ChyarmenyaÞúrë - the southern wind
Iþil - the crescent Moon
Ilmen - Upper Atmosphere
Waiya - Outer Space
Ancalë - the Sun
Cúma - The Void
Eruman - Heaven
Undumë - Abyss
Corners of the map:
Anamo - justice
Chuorë - courage
Nólë - knowledge
Done in Illustrator and PS
Not very keen of this kind of map but it's nicely done as always!
Love this, bravo man:)
What age of ME is this supposed to represent? And don't say "i don't know" or i have to call for a dislike button option... :D ;)
Very cool representation, great job!
Thank you all!
This map should be around Third Age.
If it's supposed to be third age, you need to take Aman out of the circle of the earth. It was taken out by the Valar so that no one who is not allowed (like some nasty Numenoreans ;) ) can ever reach the undying lands again.
The continent-part where all the book-stuff happens definitely looks like 2nd or 3rd age and not 1st age. So if you want to be accurate, you need to decide if you want it to be 2nd age or 3rd.
Is this a commission or a private project?
This was a commission. Although I'm a fan of LOTR I'm not an expert as the client and I'm sure he had good reason for this part of the map. The sources I used show a third area landmass, maybe I just misinterpret this and the map is not Third Age.
Originally Posted by Eilathen