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Song of the Sun and Moon

The Narsilion

The tale that told of the last golden fruit of Laurelin and the last silver flower of Telperion, and the vessels made by the Valar to hold them. Piloted aloft by Arien and Tilion, these became the Sun and the Moon. Almost nothing is known of the Song of their making, except that it was known in Elvish as the Narsilion (which simply means 'of the Sun and Moon').

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