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"In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming..." - English translation of Aklo verse

This article is written on a topic within the Greater Cthulhu Mythos based on information from works in the Mythos. By default, all information is to be assumed to derive from the Lovecraft Myth Cycle unless otherwise marked.

which yet, after the annihilation of its tenants, remains entire, so Arabs say, invisible to ordinary eyes, but occasionally, and at rare intervals, revealed to some heaven-favoured traveller.
~ "Irem, the City of Pillars" entry from the 9th Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica , Lovecraft's commonplace book


Irem, or Irim, is the City of Pillars visited by the Mad Arab in the desert.

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