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Isil, the Moon, first rose after the Darkening of Valinor
The lower regions of Ilmen
Isil was mounted in a vessel by Aulë, and set aloft by Varda
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Isil, the Moon


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A poetic name for the Moon

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A title given to the Moon by the Vanyar, the Light Elves of Valinor, at the time of its creation. The name is a translation of Elvish Isil.

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