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Dates
The Elder Children awoke some three ages (roughly 4,300 years) before the beginning of the First Age)
Race
Other names

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Elder Children of Ilúvatar
(Elves)
Eldar
Elves of the Great Journey
Avari
The Unwilling
Orcs?
Vanyar
Light Elves
Noldor
Deep-elves
Teleri
The Third Clan

Some of the more important divisions of the Elder Children

A name used for Elves, who of the two kindreds of the Children of Ilúvatar awoke the earlier; Men were not seen in Arda until many thousands of years after the Eldar.


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