Awoke at the first rising of the Sun
First appeared in Hildórien
, and spread westward and southward throughout Middle-earth
, from whom the Drúedain
were also descended
A reference to the Gift of Men
, death, possessed by this people
, Big Folk
, Big People
, The Children of the Sun
, The Followers
, The Heavy-handed
, The Inscrutable
, The Night-fearers
, The Second People
, The Secondborn
, The Self-cursed
, The Sickly
, The Strangers
, The Usurpers
, The Younger Children of Ilúvatar
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Beings subject to death
The descent of the major Mortal races of Middle-earth. Note that, though the Drúedain and Hobbits are established as belonging to branches of the race of Men, and must therefore have descended from the first people to have awoken in Hildórien, the precise details of their descent remain unknown.
The descent of the Northmen was rather more involved than this simple diagram can show. For more on this subject, see the entry for 'Northmen'.
Any of the races of Arda who were subject to old age and death (as for example Hobbits), but applied especially to the race of Men.
Aiwendil, Aman, Astar, Bay of Eldamar, Calendar of Imladris, Circles of the World, Doom of Men, Dor Firn-i-Guinar, Eärendil, Ekkaia, Eldest, Elladan, Elrohir, Elven-folk, Encircling Sea, [See the full list...]
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