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'''Carcosa''' is a city in far eastern [[Essos]]. It is located on the southeastern shore of the [[Hidden Sea]] within the [[Mountains of the Morn]]; the [[City of the Winged Men]] is situated on the northwestern shore.<ref>''[[The Lands of Ice and Fire]]''</ref>
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'''Carcosa''' is a legendary city in far eastern [[Essos]]. It is located on the southeastern shore of the [[Hidden Sea]] within the [[Mountains of the Morn]]; the [[City of the Winged Men]] is situated on the northwestern shore.{{ref|tloiaf}} The strange city is ruled by a [[sorceror lord]] claiming to be the 69th [[yellow emperors|yellow]] [[God-Emperor|emperor]] of [[Yi Ti]].{{ref|twoiaf}}
  
 
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Carcosa has not yet been mentioned in the ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'' novels, only appearing in the map collection ''[[The Lands of Ice and Fire]]''.
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Carcosa and its yellow emperor are references by [[George R. R. Martin]] to [[w:Carcosa|Carcosa]], a city in "[[:w:An Inhabitant of Carcosa|An Inhabitant of Carcosa]]" by [[:w:Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce]], ''[[:w:The King in Yellow|The King in Yellow]]'' by [[:w:Robert W. Chambers|Robert W. Chambers]], and the [[:w:Cthulhu Mythos|Cthulhu Mythos]] of [[:w:H. P. Lovecraft|H. P. Lovecraft]].<ref>SFBokhandeln. "[https://youtu.be/OMvFNaqSWEo?t=36m18s George R R Martin visiting SF-Bokhandeln]". YouTube, 2 July 2015.</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 19:51, 23 February 2018

Carcosa is a legendary city in far eastern Essos. It is located on the southeastern shore of the Hidden Sea within the Mountains of the Morn; the City of the Winged Men is situated on the northwestern shore.[1] The strange city is ruled by a sorceror lord claiming to be the 69th yellow emperor of Yi Ti.[2]

Behind the scenes

Carcosa and its yellow emperor are references by George R. R. Martin to Carcosa, a city in "An Inhabitant of Carcosa" by Ambrose Bierce, The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers, and the Cthulhu Mythos of H. P. Lovecraft.[3]

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