Arkham is a fictional city in Massachusetts. It is the creation of H. P. Lovecraft and is featured in many of his stories. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arkham"
The ancient and mysterious city of Carcosa was first named in the Ambrose Bierce short story, An Inhabitant of Carcosa. In Bierce's story, the city is barely described, and is viewed only in hindsight (after its destruction) by a character who once lived there. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carcosa"
The following fictional celestial bodies figure prominently in the Cthulhu mythos stories of H.P. Lovecraft and other writers. Many of these astronomical bodies have parallels in the real universe, but are often renamed in the mythos and given fictitious characteristics. In addition to the celestial places created by Lovecraft, the mythos draws from a number of other sources, including the works of August Derleth, Ramsey Campbell, Lin Carter, Brian Lumley, and Clark Ashton Smith. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cthulhu mythos celestial bodies"
Cykranosh is the fictional name for the planet Saturn in the Cthulhu mythos. Cykranosh is the creation of Clark Ashton Smith and is part of his Hyperborean cycle. It also the setting for his short story "The Door to Saturn". ...more on Wikipedia about "Cykranosh"
Dunwich, Massachusetts (Pronounced Dunn-ich) is a fictional town that appears in the works of H. P. Lovecraft, most notably in the story " The Dunwich Horror". Dunwich is found in the Miskatonic River Valley, which is a common setting for Lovecraftian tales. The inhabitants are inbred, uneducated and very superstitious. The town itself is economically poor, featuring many decrepit and abandoned buildings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dunwich (H. P. Lovecraft)"
Dylath-Leen is a fictional city in H. P. Lovecraft's Dream cycle, appearing in such stories as The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath. It is built mostly of basalt, and its streets are dark and uninviting. It is one of the most mysterious cities in Lovecraft's Dreamlands. It buys rubies from ...more on Wikipedia about "Dylath-Leen"
Elysia is a fictional location in the Cthulhu mythos. It is the legendary homeland of the Elder Gods. ...more on Wikipedia about "Elysia" This article is made for www.shortopedia.com
Golden Goblin Press is the name of a fictional publishing company in the Cthulhu mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. The publishing house first appeared in Robert E. Howard's short story "The Black Stone" (1931). ...more on Wikipedia about "Golden Goblin Press"
The "cold desert plateau" of Leng is a place mentioned several times in the Cthulhu Mythos of H. P. Lovecraft. Lovecraft gave different locations for it in different stories, according to some because it is on the borderlands of our reality and the Dreamlands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leng"
Lomar is a fictional land in the Cthulhu Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. The region was supposedly located in the Canadian High Arctic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lomar"
Miskatonic University is a fictional university located in the equally fictional Arkham, Massachusetts. It was introduced in the stories of H. P. Lovecraft and continues to figure prominently in Cthulhu mythos stories written since his death, as well as in role-playing games based on the mythos. ...more on Wikipedia about "Miskatonic University"
Mu is a fictional continent in the Cthulhu mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. The lost continent of Mu appears in numerous mythos stories, including many written by Lin Carter. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mu (Cthulhu mythos)"
R'lyeh (pronounced Roo-lee-ah or Rill-AYE-eh) is a fictional city that first appeared in the writings of H. P. Lovecraft. R'lyeh is a sunken city deep under the Pacific Ocean where the godlike being Cthulhu resides. R'lyeh is characterized by an architecture based on non-Euclidean geometry. ...more on Wikipedia about "R'lyeh"
The Nameless City is a fictional place mentioned in the works of H.P. Lovecraft, most notably in the short story, The Nameless City. It's an ancient ruined city located somewhere in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, older than any human civilization. In ancient times, The Nameless City was built and inhabited by an unnamed race of reptilian beings with a body shape somewhere between a crocodile and a seal. These beings moved by crawling, and as a result the architecture of the city has very low ceilings, in some places too low for a human being to kneel upright. Their city was originally coastal, but over time the seas receded until its location was in the depths of a desert. This resulted in the decline and eventual ruin of the city. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Nameless City" Fast www.shortopedia.com shortopedia
The Underworld is a fictional location in the Dream cycle of H.P. Lovecraft. It is described in detail in Lovecraft's novella The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath. ...more on Wikipedia about "Underworld (Dreamlands)"
Yuggoth (or Iukkoth) is a fictional planet in the Cthulhu mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. Lovecraft himself said that Yuggoth is the planet Pluto; however, other writers claim that it is actually an enormous, trans-Neptunian world that orbits perpendicular to the ecliptic of the solar system. If the latter case is correct, then Yuggoth might be the legendary Planet X. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yuggoth"
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