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In J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy world of Middle-earth, Arien was the maiden whom the Valar chose from among the Maiar to guide the vessel of the Sun. In the days of the trees in Valinor, Arien had been the one to tend the tree of Laurelin. It is said that she was mightier than Tilion, the Maia chosen to guide the Moon, because she was a spirit of fire, and able to withstand the heats of Laurelin. Tolkien redirects here. ... Fantasy is a genre of art, literature, film, television, and music that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of either plot, theme, setting, or all three. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... The Maiar are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... The main part of this article relates to the version of Middle-earths history that is considered canon by most Tolkien fans who accept such labels (see: Middle-earth canon). ... A fan-created map of Aman and Valinor. ... The Two Trees of Valinor in the fictional universe of J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth are Telperion and Laurelin, the Silver Tree and the Gold that brought light to the Land of the Valar in ancient times. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, Tilion was the youth whom the Valar chose from among the Maiar to steer the island of the Moon. ... The main part of this article relates to the version of Middle-earths history that is considered canon by most Tolkien fans who accept such labels (see: Middle-earth canon). ...

"Too bright were the eyes of Arien for even the Eldar to look on, and leaving Valinor she forsook the form and raiment which like the Valar she had worn there, and she was as a naked flame, terrible in the fullness of her splendor."

In writings by Tolkien which did not form a part of the published the Silmarillion, Tilion is said to have been in love with Arien, and because he sought her out the Moon was scarred. Eldar Djangirov a jazz pianist. ... A fan-created map of Aman and Valinor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkiens works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher R. Tolkien, with assistance from fantasy fiction writer Guy Gavriel Kay. ...


In other writings, Morgoth wanted to claim Arien as a wife, and ravished her, upon which she abandoned her body and 'died', leaving the Sun to travel through the skies uncontrollably and burning parts of Arda the world. As well, it is stated in other abandoned writings that she was a maia of Varda. It is not clear if it was Tolkien's intent to keep these elements in the Silmarillion tradition, had he lived long enough to publish it. 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. ... 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. ... A character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, Varda Elentári is a Vala, wife of Manwë. When Melkor first began to create his discord, Varda saw his mind, and hated him. ...


Other Fiery Spirits

It is said, that the most powerful Morgoth's servants, Balrogs, were the spirits of the same kind as Arien, yet they had been seduced by the Dark Lord. Nothing is known about the other fiery spirits. 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. ... This article deals with J.R.R. Tolkiens Balrogs. ... Dark Lord (also known as Rod Black) is a name often used in fiction to talk about a powerful villain with evil henchmen, especially when pronouncing the real name is thought to bring bad luck. ...



Ainur of Middle-earth
Ainulindalë (Music of the Ainur)
Lords of the Valar Manwë | Aulë | Oromë | Irmo (Lórien) | Námo (Mandos) | Tulkas | Ulmo
Queens of the Valar (The Valier):  Varda | Yavanna | Vána | Estë | Vairë | Nessa | Nienna
The Enemy:  Morgoth (a.k.a. Melkor)
Maiar Eönwë | Ilmarë | Ossë | Uinen | Salmar | Sauron | Melian | Arien | Tilion | Gothmog
Curumo (Saruman) | Olórin (Gandalf) | Aiwendil (Radagast) | Alatar and Pallando | Durin's Bane

In astrology, Arien is an adjective used to describe a person whose birthday coincides with the astrological sign Aries on the European Zodiac. The Holy Ones (singular Ainu), the first beings created by Ilúvatar, the order of the Valar and Maiar, made before Eä. There was Eru, the One, who in Arda is called Ilúvatar; and he made first the Ainur, the Holy Ones, that were the offspring of his thought. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... Ainulindalë (Quenya for Music of the Ainur) is the first chapter of The Silmarillion, a collection of fictional histories by J. R. R. Tolkien, edited and published posthumously by his son, Christopher Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... A fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth, Manwë Súlimo (from the Valarin Mânawenûz) is the King of the Valar, husband of Varda Elentári, brother of the Dark Lord Melkor (Morgoth), and King of Arda. ... Aulë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium. ... Oromë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Irmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium. ... Mandos is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Tulkas (from the Valarin Tulukastâz) is a Vala from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... Ulmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... A character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, Varda Elentári is a Vala, wife of Manwë. When Melkor first began to create his discord, Varda saw his mind, and hated him. ... Yavanna Kementári is a Vala from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium. ... Vána is the name of a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium. ... Estë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Vairë the Weaver is a Vala from the world of J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Nessa is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Nienna is a Vala from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... 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. ... The Maiar are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... In Tolkiens fictional world, Eönwë was the banner-bearer and the herald of Manwë, and Chief of the Maiar along with Ilmarë. Eönwë was referred to as the greatest of arms in Arda, meaning that he was the best with weapons, though not necessarily the most powerful. ... Ilmarë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Ossë (from the Valarin OÅ¡oÅ¡ai, OÅ¡Å¡ai) was a Maia associated with Ulmo. ... Uinen was Ossës wife in the Middle-earth mythos of J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Salmar is a Maia in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe, Middle-earth. ... The main part of this article relates to a version of Middle-earths history that is considered canon by many Tolkien fans (see: Middle-earth canon); it may contradict parts of The Silmarillion or other texts. ... Melian is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, Tilion was the youth whom the Valar chose from among the Maiar to steer the island of the Moon. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Gothmog was the Lord of the Balrogs and the High-Captain of Angband, one of the chief servants of the Dark Lord Morgoth with a rank equal to that of Sauron. ... Saruman(1000 T.A. to 3019 T.A on middle-earth) is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Gandalf is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Radagast the Brown is one of the Wizards in J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy epic The Lord of the Rings and is mentioned in The Hobbit. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Blue Wizards (or the Ithryn Luin) are two notoriously mysterious characters of Middle-earth. ... Durins Bane from Peter Jacksons The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. ... An astrological chart (or horoscope) - Y2K Chart — This particular chart is calculated for January 1, 2000 at 12:01:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time in New York City, New York, USA. (Longitude: 074W0023 - Latitude: 40N4251), using the tropical zodiac Example of a natal chart Astrology (from Greek... Aries ( , Latin for Ram) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. ... Zodiac signs, 16th century , medieval woodcuts The zodiac (from Greek zoon, animal) is an imaginary belt in the heavens extending approximately 8 degrees on either side of the Suns apparent path (the ecliptic), that includes the apparent paths of the Moon and the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn. ...


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Arien - Tolkien Gateway (293 words)
Arien was the maiden whom the Valar chose from among the Maiar to guide the vessel of the Sun.
Arien means "Maiden of Sunlight" in Quenya (from árë = "sunlight" and -ien = feminine suffix).
In other writings, Morgoth wanted to claim Arien as a wife, and ravished her, upon which she abandoned her body and "died", leaving the Sun to travel through the skies uncontrollably and burning parts of Arda the world.
MeR: The Tale of Arien (L Sookoo) (8307 words)
Arien further used the living flame of her gem, which was gold in colour with a pulsing heart of deep purple.
Arien was wont to go wandering in the trackless wilds and her thoughts were given to battle against Morgoth and the destruction of Sauron.
Arien felt that she could never be the daughter that love would require; being hard in judgement, keen in sight and swift in action.
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