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First rose soon after the end of the Years of the Trees
The lower regions of Ilmen
Mounted in a vessel by Aulë, and set aloft by Varda
Other names
Flower of Silver, Ithil, The Moon, Rána, The White Face


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A name for the Moon

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A name given to the Moon in Valinor by the Vanyar or Light Elves. It is said to mean 'the Sheen'.

See also...

Isilya, Ithil, Rána, Silpion, The Sheen

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