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Beleriand and Realms of The North

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Map rendering by Sirielle, with Thangorodrim, compass rose and tengwar frame by Ominously. Published on-line with Ominously's permission. 

Based on on maps by J.R.R. Tolkien in HoME, Christopher Tolkien in The Silmarillion &  Karen Wynn Fonstad in The Atlas of Middle-earth,  and invaluable tips from Ominously, without whom the map would be incomplete :thanks:

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My other works related to Beleriand:
- map of The Realms of the Noldor and the Sindar Beleriand - Realms
Let the havens burn by Sirielle On the way to Thangorodrim by Sirielle Gondolin in blue (more images in description) by Sirielle

[Updated 27.08.2015].

Regarding the source map by JRRT - not HoME XII, but XIpages 182-185. Thanks to Demosthenes at TheOneRing.net to pointing out it's not XII:
www.theonering.net/torwp/2014/…
 Thank you for the feature, too!

Forward it at Tumblr Icon sirielle.tumblr.com/post/66807…

Note on the buildings - they are more symbols of cities and fortresses, showing their different characters than literal renderings of the actual buildings.

Polska wersja mapyBeleriand i Krainy ... (PL)

Art by Ominously
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Amazing. Is a larger size available. Happy to buy it. It would be great on a wall.

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Sirielle Digital Artist
Thank you :thanks: 
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This rules. May the One, Who guides the hearts, hands, and feet of His First- and Second-born, and all Speaking People, keep you and all whom you love. 

(Pardon my extravagance. Am sorta wired for it.)
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Sirielle Digital Artist

No need for the pardon, thank you very much :thanks:

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Radu-BHobbyist General Artist
I love this map! It's amazing how much detail you packed in it while also keeping it stylish
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Sirielle Digital Artist
Thank you very much! :thanks:
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This is simply amazing...

Is it for sale anywhere?
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Sirielle Digital Artist
Thank you! :thanks:
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You helped me a lot to res Tolkien with the maps!You rock.
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Sirielle Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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Masterpiece. This is digital version of Tomasz "Saso" Kowal style; his maps are also wonderful. 
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Sirielle Digital Artist
I love the maps by Saso! :love: It was my inspiration to make my own map in the first place, though firiends had to push me to finally do it. And to do something more than a "dry" map - with just lines for rivers and different patterns for forests and mountains etc. But I tried to do a stylized fantasy map as you see in RPG & computer games, not digitalize Saso's maps. I used tutorials by torstan, creator of the maps to GRRM's  Song of Ice and Fire. But if you are looking for beautiful maps of Middle-earth check the maps by FrancescaBaerald:
Map of Middle Earth -  Lord of the Rings by FrancescaBaerald
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FrancescaBaeraldProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you for mentioning my work! :heart:
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Sirielle Digital Artist
Fantastic map recommended for a map enthusiast :)
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:ahoy:
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Congratulations on the wonderful work! I came by Cesar's nomination of youtube channel Tolkien Talk :D
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Sirielle Digital Artist
Thank you! :thanks: I wish there were English subtitles to his video, maybe one day :fingerscrossed:
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AmrasFelagundHobbyist Writer
I'm listening to The Silmarillion on tape (the Martin Shaw reading), and this really helps with grasping the geography of Western Middle-earth!
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Sirielle Digital Artist
Thank you, I'm glad it is helpful :thanks:
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TaelsaHobbyist Photographer
Wow, this is really detailed! I love it :D
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Sirielle Digital Artist
Thank you :thanks:
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Beautiful map Sirielle.
Congratulations on your work.
The only explanation to not be added in futures editions of The Silmarilion is the dark influence of Morgoth Bauglir uppon the souls of the publishers!
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Oh Morgoth, you evil spin-doctor! ;) Thank you very much :thanks:
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Love Love Love Love this is so awesome! I finally get a detailed, beautiful map of the kingdoms! It really helps me picture the silmarlion better!  
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