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Dates
Constituent parts date back to the First Age and possibly earlier; assembled into a complete narrative between III 3003 and III 3021
Locations
Deals with events taking place in Aman and (primarily) in Beleriand, the lands westward of the Blue Mountains
Origins
Assembled from ancient works by various authors by Bilbo Baggins
Races
Mostly concerned with the histories of the Elves, although Men (especially Edain) also play an important role
Pronunciation
'Kwe'nta seelmaree'leeon'
Meaning
'History of the Silmarils'
Other names
Gives its name to the Silmarillion, although properly the Quenta Silmarillion only constitutes a part of that collective work

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  • Updated 20 February 1999
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Quenta Silmarillion

The History of the Silmarils

'The History of the Silmarils'; the full name for the collection of legends and tales more commonly called just The Silmarillion, and especially that part of it dealing with the making and long history of the Silmarils during the Elder Days.


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  • Updated 20 February 1999
  • Updates planned: 1

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