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Nienna is a Vala from J. R. R. Tolkien's universe, Middle-earth. She is the sister of Mandos and Irmo. Her name means She who weeps. She lives in the far West of Arda, and grieves for the suffering of the world. She is the only Valar of female appearance that is not married, similarly to Ulmo among the male counterparts. In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... John Ronald Reuel Tolkien CBE (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... Mandos is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Irmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium. ... In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Arda is the name given to the Earth in a period of fictional prehistory, wherein the places mentioned in The Lord of the Rings and related material once existed. ... Ulmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ...

Nienna wept on the mount of Ezellohar, watering it with her tears. After the destruction of the Two Trees by Melkor, she wept on their remains, cleansing the filth of Ungoliant, and helping to nurture the fruit and the flower that became the Sun and the Moon. Gandalf was her student. 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. ... 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. ... 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 fictional world of Middle-earth, Ungoliant was an evil spirit in the form of a spider who dwelt in Avathar in the First Age. ... Gandalf is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens masterwork, The Lord of the Rings, where he appears as an archetypal wizard, taking a leading role in the War of the Ring. ...



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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Nienna (600 words)
Nienna is sister to Mandos and Lorien and she lives alone in her realm of shadow, where her throne is hidden.
Nienna gathered in her hall the souls of the dead Humans and after their judgement she sent them down to her ship Mournië, which lies at Hanstovánen.
Nienna then went to the hill and with her tears and song she washed away the defilement of Ungoliant.
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