The Silmarillion
The Silmarillion /sɪlməˈrɪlɨən/ is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoeic works, edited and published posthumously by his son, Christopher Tolkien, in 1977, with assistance from Guy Gavriel Kay...
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Ainulindalë
"Ainulindalë" ([ˌɑi̯nuˈlindɑlɛ]; "Music of the Ainur") is the first story in J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy collection, The Silmarillion. In Tolkien's legendarium, the Ainur compose the great music before...
Valaquenta
Valaquenta (Quenya for "Tale of the Valar") is the second section of The Silmarillion, a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoeic works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher Tol...
Quenta Silmarillion
Quenta Silmarillion is a collection of fictional legends written by the high fantasy writer J. R. R. Tolkien, and published after the author's death in The Silmarillion, together with four shorter sto...
Akallabêth
Akallabêth is the fourth part of the fantasy work The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. It is relatively short, consisting of about thirty pages.
Akallabêth is the story of the destruction of the ...
Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age
Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age is the fifth and last part of The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. It is relatively short, consisting of about 20 pages. Tolkien's first draft of this was wri...
J. R. R. Tolkien's influences
While highly creative, the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien was influenced by a number of sources. Tolkien was inspired by his academic fields of philology and early Germanic literature, especially poetry ...
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List of Middle-earth animals
This is a list of animals that appeared in Arda, the world of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. In addition, this list encompasses several living creatures that were referred to at some poi...
Gorlim
In J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, Gorlim the Unhappy was the son of Angrim and one of the twelve companions of Barahir. In the Lay of Leithian it is told how Barahir, last lord of the Me...
Niënor Níniel
Niënor, also known as Níniel (pronounced [ˈni.ɛnɔr ˈniːnɪ.ɛlʲ]), is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, appearing in the Narn i Chîn Húrin told in full in The Child...
Círdan
Círdan (pronounced [ˈkiːrdan]) ('ship-maker' in Sindarin) the Shipwright is a fictional character created by J. R. R. Tolkien. He was a Telerin Elf, a great mariner and shipwright, and lord of the Fal...
Celegorm
Celegorm ([ˈkeleɡorm]) is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, appearing in The Silmarillion.He was the third son of Fëanor and Nerdanel, most closely associated with ...
Eluréd and Elurín
Eluréd and Elurín are fictional characters in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien. They were the twin sons of Dior Eluchíl, son of Beren and Lúthien, and Dior's Elven wife, Nimloth.Eluréd and Elurín were bo...
Maeglin
Maeglin is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, featured in The Silmarillion.He was an Elf, the son of Eöl the Dark Elf and Aredhel daughter of Fingolfin. He lived in...
Finduilas
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Finduilas was an Elf of the First Age, the daughter of Orodreth, ruler of Nargothrond.Finduilas lived in Nargothrond with her father Orodreth under the rule of Finr...
Melian
Melian [ˈmeli.an] the Maia is a fictional character in the fantasy-world Middle-earth of the English author J. R. R. Tolkien. She appears in The Silmarillion, the epic poem The Lay of Leithian, The Ch...
Ohtar
Ohtar is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.In the story "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields" found in Tolkien's Unfinished Tales, Ohtar was introduced as squire to Isildur, the N...
Beren
Beren (also known as Beren Erchamion, "the One-handed", and Beren Camlost, "the Empty-handed") is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. He appears in The Silmarillion. ...
Angrod
In J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth universe, Angrod (pronounced [ˈaŋɡrɔd]) was a son of Finarfin and lord of the Noldor.Angrod was the elder brother of Galadriel and Aegnor, and the younger brother of F...
Amrod
In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Amrod ([ˈamrod]) is a fictional character. He was the youngest son of Fëanor and the younger twin of Amras. From their mother Nerdanel they inherited red hair, inste...
Marach
Marach is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, appearing in The Silmarillion and The Peoples of Middle-earth.He was the leader of the Third House of the Edain in the F...
Sauron
Sauron /ˈsaʊrɒn/ is the title character and main antagonist of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. In the same work, he is identified as the Necromancer mentioned in Tolkien's earlier novel The ...
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Idril
Idril Celebrindal is a fictional character in English author J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. She appears in one of his chief works of literature, The Silmarillion, published posthumously ...
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Aerin
Aerin is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. She was a woman of the Folk of Hador and related to Húrin Thalion. Her father was one Indor, not otherwise mentioned. S...
Thingol
Elu Thingol (Y.T. ≥1050–Y.S. 502; died aged c.4814) is a fictional character in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. He appears in The Silmarillion, The Lays of Beleriand and Children of Húrin a...
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Barahir
Barahir is a fictional character in the Middle-earth universe of the English author J. R. R. Tolkien. He appears in The Silmarillion, the epic poem The Lay of Leithian and the Grey Annals.
In Tolk...
Brandir
Brandir is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. He was a Chieftain of the Folk of Haleth in the First Age. Brandir was the son of Handir of Brethil and was descended...
Nimloth
In the fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nimloth, Sindarin for "white blossom", was the name of the White Tree of Númenor. Nimloth was a seedling of Celeborn, which was a seedling of Galathilion, whi...
Lúthien
Lúthien Tinúviel (Y.T. 1200–Y.S. 503; died aged 3377 but was reborn) is a fictional character in the fantasy-world Middle-earth of the English author J. R. R. Tolkien. She is an elf, daughter of Thing...