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Men, the Younger Children awoke at the beginning of the First Age
Elves, the Elder Children awoke three ages earlier
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  • Updated 12 January 2002
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Children of Ilúvatar

Elves and Men

The two Speaking Peoples fated in the Music of the Ainur, Elves and Men.

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