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Aulë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium. J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ... A legendarium is a book or series of books consisting of a collection of legends. ...

Aulë the Smith (from Valarin Aȝûlêz—the second character is a yogh) is a Vala, Smith of the Powers and concerned with rock and metal. During the creation of Arda, Aulë was most involved in building the continents and mountains. He constructed Angainor, the chain of Melkor, and the vessels of the Sun and Moon. He is husband to Yavanna. His name apparently means invention. In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Valarin is the tongue of the Valar and Maiar. ... Yogh (Ȝ ȝ) is a letter used in Middle English and Middle Scots, representing y (IPA /j/) and various velar phonemes. ... 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 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. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Angainor is the chain used to contain Melkor (who was later known as Morgoth) in the Halls of Mandos. ... 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. ... Yavanna Kementári is a Vala from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium. ...


Aulë created his own race of beings, the Dwarves, because he was unwilling to wait for the Children of Ilúvatar to appear. Ilúvatar knew of this and even as Aulë was instructing them He chastened Aulë. Aulë repented, offering his children to Ilúvatar, and Ilúvatar accepted them as His adopted children. Since Ilúvatar had decided that the Elves were to be the first-born race, He made the Dwarves to sleep until the Elves appeared on Arda. The Dwarves of J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth are beings of short stature, often friendly with Hobbits although long suspicious of Elves. ... In Tolkiens fiction, The Children of Ilúvatar refers to Elves and Men. ... Eru (the One), also called Ilúvatar (the Father of All), is the name in the legendarium of J.R.R. Tolkien for the supreme God, the creator of the angels ( Ainur) and the universe ( Eä). ... The Elves (always pluralized as such, never Elfs) are one of the races that appear in the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. ... 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. ...


When the Elves came to Valinor, the Ñoldor became the students of Aulë. Fëanor was his greatest pupil, and from him learned the craft to make the Silmarils. On the Flight of the Ñoldor, the Ñoldor who returned to Valinor under Finarfin renamed themselves Aulendur, Followers of Aulë. A map of Aman and Valinor A fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, Valinor (meaning Land of the Valar) is the realm of the Valar in Aman, the place to which they moved after being driven from Almaren by Melkor. ... The main part of this article relates to the last versions of Middle-earths history, and as such may controvert parts of The Silmarillion. ... Fëanor is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth universe, and central to Tolkiens mythology as told in The Silmarillion. ... The Silmarils are fictional artifacts from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... Finarfin is a character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... Mahtan is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ...


Several Maiar were associated with Aulë: Sauron, before being corrupted by Melkor; and Curumo, who later went to Middle-earth as an Istar to combat Sauron. The Maiar are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... The main part of this article relates to the last versions of Middle-earths history, and as such may controvert parts of The Silmarillion. ... 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. ... Saruman is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Wizards of Middle-earth are a small group of beings outwardly resembling Men but possessing much greater physical and mental power. ...


Aulë's genealogy

 Ilúvatar | | | |____________________________ | | |________________ | ___| |___________ _|_______ | | | | | | | Aulë = Yavanna Vána = Oromë Nessa = Tulkas 

Note that while all six people mentioned in this family tree share Ilúvatar as a father, only Yavanna and Vána and Nessa and Oromë are actually considered siblings of the six. Eru (the One), also called Ilúvatar (the Father of All), is the name in the legendarium of J.R.R. Tolkien for the supreme God, the creator of the angels ( Ainur) and the universe ( Eä). ... 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. ... Oromë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle_earth. ... Nessa 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. ...



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: 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

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