The name among Elves of Eru, the One, from whom the Ainur had their being. Through the Music of the Ainur, Ilúvatar created the World and the beings who inhabit it, and only he fully knows its fate.
'All-father' was also a title of the Norse god Odin, a fact of which Tolkien must certainly have been aware.
Aman, Aulë, Children of Aulë, Children of Earth, Circles of the World, Deeps of Time, Doomsman of the Valar, Dwarves, Eä, Eru, Eruhíni, Fathers of the Dwarves, Flame Imperishable, Gift of Men, Giver of Freedom, [See the full list...]
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