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Valar create the Island of Númenor (estimated date)

Event Type: General

Age: 2nd Age - Pre-Rings

Years: 0030 ~ 0032

Description:

The Valar raise the island of Elenna as a dwelling-place for the Edain, who build Númenor upon it:
As a reward for their sufferings in the cause against Morgoth, the Valar... granted to the Edain a land to dwell in....

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Númenor

A land was made for the Edain to dwell in, neither part of Middle-earth nor of Valinor, for it was sundered from either by a wide sea; yet it was nearer to Valinor. It was raised by Ossë out of the depths of the Great Water, and it was established by Aulë and enriched by Yavanna; and the Eldar brought thither flowers and fountains out of Tol Eressëa. That land the Valar called Andor, the Land of Gift; and the Star of Eärendil shone bright in the West as a token that all was made ready, and as a guide over the sea....

The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

Most of [the Edain]... set sail over Sea, and guided by the Star of Eärendil came to the great Isle of Elenna, westernmost of all Mortal lands. There they founded the realm of Númenor.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Númenor

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 24Jul10

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