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Melian is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. She was a Maia of the race of the Ainur. She fell in love with the Elven-king Elu Thingol, King Grey Mantle, and with him ruled the kingdom of Doriath. She was one of the two known Ainur said to have borne children, as Ungoliant is said to be a spirit (what else but a maia) who had followed Melkor in rebellion, then turned to her own purposes. Ayalais's main line of descent is of the half-elven. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... The Maiar are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... 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. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Elu Thingol is the King of Doriath and High King of the Sindar, a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Doriath was the land of the Sindar. ... In the fictional world of Middle-earth, Ungoliant was an evil spirit in the form of a spider who dwelt in Avathar in the First Age. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Half-elven (Elvish singular Peredhel, plural Peredhil), are the children of the union of Elves and Men. ...

When Thingol (also called Elwë) met Melian, he lost track of the passage of time and was left behind when most of the Eldar left for Valinor. They had one daughter, Lúthien Tinúviel, through whom Melian's Maiarin blood passed into bloodlines of both Elves and Men. Eldar Djangirov a jazz pianist. ... A fan-created map of Aman and Valinor. ... Lúthien Tinúviel is a character in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... 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. ...


In Doriath she used her powers to guard and defend it with a protection called the Girdle of Melian, but she predicted that one person would breach it. When Beren arrived as foretold, she counselled Thingol against sending Beren for a Silmaril, a quest which would eventually lead to Doriath's ruin. Beren is a fictional character, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... The Silmarils are fictional artifacts from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ...


After Thingol's death, she allowed her body to "die," leaving Middle-earth for Valinor, where she mourned the loss of her husband and daughter. A fan-created map of Aman and Valinor. ...


Line of the Half-elven

 Finwë = Indis | Fingolfin = Anairë Galdor Thingol = Ayalais | | | | | (1) | Turgon = Elenwë Huor Beren = Lúthien | (2) | | Idril ======= Tuor Dior = Nimloth | | | ------------- | | | Eärendil ======== Elwing Eluréd and Elurín Galadriel = Celeborn | | ------------------ -------------------------- | | | Elros Elrond = Celebrían | | Kings of Númenor | : | Lords of Andúnië | : | High-Kings of Arnor and Gondor | : | Kings of Arnor | : | Kings of Arthedain | : ---------------------- Chieftains of the Dúnedain | | : (3) | | Aragorn ========= Arwen Elladan and Elrohir | |--------------| Eldarion Unnamed Daughters 

The numbered items are marriages between one of the Eldar and one of the Edain. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Half-elven (Elvish singular Peredhel, plural Peredhil), are the children of the union of Elves and Men. ... Finwë is a fictional character in the fantasy universe of J.R.R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Indis was the second wife of Finwë. She had two sons, Fingolfin and Finarfin, and two daughters, Findis and Irimë. She was also the stepmother to Fëanor. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Fingolfin was a High King of the Ñoldor in Beleriand, eldest son of Finwë and Indis, older brother of Finarfin, and the younger half-brother of Fëanor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Anairë is the wife of Fingolfin. ... Galdor is a fictional character in J.R.R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... Elu Thingol is the King of Doriath and High King of the Sindar, a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Turgon the Wise is an Elven king of the Ñoldor, second son of Fingolfin, brother to Fingon, Aredhel and Argon, and ruler of the hidden city of Gondolin. ... Elenwë is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Huor (c. ... Beren is a fictional character, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Lúthien Tinúviel is a character in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Idril Celebrindal is the daughter of Turgon and Elenwë, wife of Tuor, and the mother of Eärendil the Mariner. ... Tuor is a fictional character of J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Dior Eluchîl is a fictional character in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In the fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nimloth, Sindarin for white blossom1, is the daughter of Galathil, son of Galadhon, son of Elmo. ... For the Anglo-Saxon name, see Earendel. ... Elwing(Star-spray) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Eluréd and Elurín are fictional characters in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. ... Lady Galadriel is a character in the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien. ... In the J. R. R. Tolkien work The Lord of the Rings, Lord Celeborn (pronounced with a hard c as in cake) is the Elven husband of Galadriel; Lord of the Galadhrim; and co-ruler along with Galadriel of Lothlórien. ... Elros Tar-Minyatur (F.A. 525 - S.A. 442, ruled 32 - 442 S.A.) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Elrond the Half-elven (F.A. 525 - ?) is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Celebrían is an Elven noblewoman, the daughter of Celeborn and Galadriel, wife of Elrond, and mother of Arwen, Elrohir and Elladan. ... The following is a list of the twenty-five Rulers of Númenor, a fictional realm in J.R.R. Tolkiens fictional universe: After Ar-Pharazôn, who perished in the Downfall of Númenor, the direct line of Kings was broken. ... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Lords of Andúnië were the rulers of a noble house of Númenor. ... In JRR Tolkiens literary works, there were only two High-Kings of Arnor and Gondor, before the sundering of the two Kingdoms. ... This is a list of kings of Arnor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth novels by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... This is a list of kings of Arnor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth novels by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... This is a list of Chieftains of the Dúnedain Rangers of Arnor (aka Rangers of the North) from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Aragorn II, 16th Chieftain of the Dúnedain of the North (T.A. 2931 – F.A. 120), later crowned King Elessar Telcontar, 26th King of Arnor, 34th King of Gondor and First High King of the Reunited Kingdom, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world... Lady Arwen Undómiel (usually called Arwen Evenstar, which is Undómiel in Quenya) (T.A. 241–F.A. 121) Queen of the Reunited Kingdom of Arnor and Gondor, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, the betrothed of Aragorn in Tolkiens... Elladan and Elrohir are fictional characters in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, the twin sons of Elrond Half-elven and Celebrían. ... Eldarion is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Elves are a sundered people. ... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Edain were those Men (humans) who made their way into Beleriand in the First Age, and were friendly to the Elves. ...



Ainur of Middle-earth
Ainulindalë (Music of the Ainur)
Lords of the Valar: Manwë | Ulmo | Aulë | Oromë | Námo (Mandos) | Irmo (Lórien) | Tulkas
Queens of the Valar (The Valier): Varda | Yavanna | Nienna | Estë | Vairë | Vána | Nessa
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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Melian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
Melian is a fictional character of Middle-earth, created by J.
She was a Maia of the race of the Ainur.
When Thingol (also called Elwë) met Melian, he lost track of the passage of time and was left behind when most of the Eldar left for Valinor.
Melian dialogue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (264 words)
The Melian dialogue is found in Book V of the History of the Peloponnesian War by the ancient Greek historian Thucydides.
The historical background of this portion of the History is the invasion of the island of Melos by Athens in 416 BC during the Peloponnesian War.
The Melians had always resisted the influence of the Delian League, and resisted this invasion as well.
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