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Dates
Raised by the Valar at the end of the Spring of Arda
Location
In the Pelóri, the eastern mountain-shield of Aman
Race
Division
Settlements
Ilmarin, the dwelling of Manwë and Varda, was on the peak of this mountain
Other names
Note
The Holy Mountain of Taniquetil is not to be confused with the Meneltarma in Númenor, which was also known as the Holy Mountain, nor with the Halifirien on the borders of Rohan, whose name meant Holy Mount.

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Holy Mountain

The abode of Manwë and Varda

A title for the mountain named Taniquetil or Oiolossë on the borders of the realm of Valinor. The halls of Manwë and Varda were on its summit, and it was known as the tallest of all mountains.


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  • Updated 28 September 2019
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