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The history of J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth is divided into three time periods, known as the Years of the Lamps, Years of the Trees and Years of the Sun. ...The History of Arda
Ainulindalë
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Years of the Lamps are one of the three great time_periods of Arda. ...Years of the Lamps
A map of Aman, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth legendarium, the Years of the Trees are one of the three great time_periods of Arda. ...Years of the Trees
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Years of the Sun are the last of the three great time_periods of Arda, together with the Years of the Lamps and the Years of the Trees. ...Years of the Sun
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the First Age began with the rise of the Sun and the arrival of the Ñoldor in the land Beleriand in Middle_earth, and ended with the overthrow of Morgoth. ...First Age
The Second Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle_earth. ...Second Age
The Third Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle_earth. ...Third Age
The Fourth Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle_earth. ...Fourth Age
This article includes several timelines relating to J. R. R. Tolkiens fiction. ...Timeline of Arda

The Ainulindalë is the title of the first part of The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkiens works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher, with the assistance of fantasy fiction writer Guy Gavriel Kay. ...The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ...J. R. R. Tolkien. It deals with the creation of the fictional universe of A map of the Northwestern part of Middle_earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ...Middle_earth and the gods who become the dramatis personae of the following parts of the Silmarillion.


The supreme deity of Tolkien's universe is called Eru Ilúvatar (The One who is Father of All). The tale began with Ilúvatar's creation of spirits of lesser power than him, yet of independent nature, named the The Ainur (from Valarin Ayanûz; singular Ainu) are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Arda. ...Ainur (The Holy Ones). Ilúvatar made divine music with them ("Ainulindalë" translates from Quenya is one of the languages spoken by the Elves in J. R. R. Tolkiens work. ...Quenya as the Music of the Ainur). Morgoth Bauglir (Morgoth means The Dark Enemy, Bauglir is The Constrainer), originally named Melkor (He Who Arises in Might), is a fictional character of Middle_earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...Melkor, who was then one of the Ainur, broke the harmony. Then Ilúvatar began the music once more, in which Manwë Sulimo, Melkor's brother has sung the leading part. Yet again, the harmony was broken.


Finally, Ilúvatar began a third theme which the Ainur could not comprehend since they were not the source of it. Ilúvatar then ceased the music, and showed to the Ainur the essence of what their song symbolized, the history of a whole world. This is known as the vision of Ilúvatar. The Ainur became fascinated by it, and asked Ilúvatar to put it into being.


Ilúvatar muttered " In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Eä is the Quenya language name for the universe, as a realization of the vision of the Ainur. ...Eä", that is, "be!". This order created the universe, and therefore the universe became known as "Eä". Four of the Ainur who possessed the greatest power formed a region of Eä which they called A map of Arda before the end of the First Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Arda is the world in which all of the events occur, including the continents of Middle_earth and Aman. ...Arda, a world which was to be the scene of all the following tales of the Silmarillion. Melkor, who was one of the four, attempted to take it for his own. However Manwë, who was also one of the four asked for the help of other Ainur. They descended to Arda too and helped him and thus Melkor was forced to flee to some unknown part of Eä.


The dead souls of mortal The race of Men in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth books, such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, refers to humanity and does not denote gender. ...Men go somewhere beyond the known existence, perhaps to sing along with Eru Ilúvatar the second Music of the Ainur; this is the reason why Men are not constrained by the fate of the Music like the The Elves (always pluralized as such, never Elfs) are one of the races that appear in the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. ...Elves and other beings of Arda are.



J. R. R. Tolkien's - The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkiens works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher, with the assistance of fantasy fiction writer Guy Gavriel Kay. ...The Silmarillion

Ainulindalë | Valaquenta is the second part of The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...Valaquenta | Quenta Silmarillion is the third part of The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...Quenta Silmarillion | Akallabêth is the fourth part of The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...Akallabêth | Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age is the fifth and last part of The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age

The History of Middle_earth is a 12_volume series of books that collect and analyse material relating to the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, compiled and edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. ...The History of Middle_earth
(earlier versions of the story of The Silmarillion)


 
 

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