When a fourth child was born to Finarfin, prince of the Noldor, and Eärwen, princess of the Teleri, her father named her Artanis, which is "noble woman". She was unusually tall and strong as she grew, and so Eärwen’s name for her was Nerwen, "man-maiden". …
Círdan was a Sinda, and Lord of the Falathrim during the First Age. He was one of the wisest and most foresighted of the Elves, and by the Second Age the oldest known elf in Middle-Earth. Despite Nowë's (Círdan's original name) great eagerness to see the …
Ereinion Gil-galad is the sixth and perhaps last High King of the Noldor. He was still a child at the time of the Dagor Bragollach when Morgoth broke the Siege of Angband. As a result his father, Orodreth, sent him (and his mother) to Círdan at the Havens …
Celebrimbor was the son of Curufin, fifth son of Fëanor. Aside from his grandfather, Celebrimbor was the greatest craftsman in the history of Middle-Earth. He fled to Nargothrond after the Dagor Bragollach. However, he took no part in the deeds of Curufin …
His parents were Eärendil and Elwing. He is thus Half-elven: Eärendil was the child of the mortal Tuor and the elf Idril, while Elwing was the grandchild of Beren (a Man) and Lúthien (daughter of the Elf-king Thingol and the Maia Melian). Consequently, …
Oropher is a Sindarin Elf of Doriath who became the King of the Silvan Elves of Greenwood the Great during the Second Age. His son is Prince Thranduil. He is thus also the grandfather of Legolas. Some of the Sindar of Lindon, not wishing to stay with the …
Amdír was a Sindarin elf from Doriath who left east into Eriador after the War of Wrath. He took over the realm of Lothlórien from the Silvan Elves who had had no lords before, south of where Oropher established a realm among the Silvan Elves of Mirkwood.
In the early Years of the Sun Finrod and Galadriel came to Doriath as guests of Elu Thingol, the King of Doriath. There Celeborn and Galadriel met, fell in love and were wedded. Galadriel remained in Doriath with Celeborn after Finrod went to the Caverns …
Tar-Ancalimë is the seventh ruler and first Ruling Queen of Númenór.
When Ancalimë was four years old her father Aldarion left his family to return to the sea. When he did, his wife Erendis took Ancalimë from Armenelos to be raised in the pastures of …
During his reign in the Second Age, the Dwarves of Khazad-dûm struck a rare friendship with the Elves of Ost-in-Edhil in Eregion.
At the end of the First Age many Sindar stayed at Lindon, and before S.A. 1000 they travelled eastward. Thranduil and his father, Oropher, eventually ended up in Greenwood the Great, where Silvan Elves of Nandor descent lived. Oropher was taken by them as …