Isle of the Gods

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The Isle of the Gods is one of the islands in the center of Braavos, located near the junction of the Canal of Heroes and the Long Canal.[1] It is named after the many temples and shrines found in its vicinity.[2] Located on nearby islands are the Temple of the Lord of Light to the north, the Temple of the Moonsingers to the northwest,[1] the House of Black and White to the south,[3] and the Sept-Beyond-the-Sea to the southwest.[1]

Places on the Isle of the Gods include the shrine of the Weeping Lady of Lys, the Gardens of Gelenei, the wooden hall of the Lord of Harmony, and the Warren.[3] On or near the island are the house of the Great Shepherd, the three-turreted tower of Trios, the Stones of the Silent God, and the Patternmaker's Maze.[3] The temple of Aquan the Red Bull is located by a canal.[3] The temples of Semosh and Selloso are on opposite sides of the Black Canal,[3] and the scrying tower of the Cult of Starry Wisdom may also be nearby.[4]

Recent Events

A Feast for Crows

Talea sells Brusco's shellfish at the Isle of the Gods. The Sailor's Wife is said to visit the island to pray when her flower is in bloom.[5]

A Dance with Dragons

Arya Stark passes the temples of the Isles of the Gods when she ventures from the House of Black and White.[4][3]

References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Lands of Ice and Fire, Braavos.
  2. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 6, Arya I.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 64, The Ugly Little Girl.
  4. 4.0 4.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 45, The Blind Girl.
  5. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 34, Cat Of The Canals.

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