The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 12 July 2007
  • Updates planned: 2

Mountain of Manwë

The peak of the Elder King

A name for Taniquetil, the immense White Mountain that stood among the range of the Pelóri, protecting Valinor to the east. On the summit of the Mountain were Ilmarin, the halls of Manwë the Elder King and his spouse Varda Elentári. The slopes of the Mountain beneath Manwë's halls were home to many of the Vanyar, after they removed there from Tirion to dwell in the light of the Two Trees.


See also...

Taniquetil

For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Website services kindly sponsored by Axiom Software Ltd.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 2007. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.