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Race
Division
Maiar of Vána and of Estë
Title of
Meaning
A reference to the fact that Melian was one of the beings known as Maiar.
The word Maia appears to translate as 'Beautiful'.

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  • Updated 18 April 2003
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The Maia

A title of Melian the Queen of Doriath

A title given to Melian the Queen of Doriath, who was in origin a Maia of the people of Vána and of Estë.


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Lúthien Tinúviel

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