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Ban of the Valar

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The '''Ban of the Valar''' was the ban placed by the [[Valar]] on the [[Númenóreans]], that they should not sail so far west from their island that they could not see its coasts. It was the breaking of the Ban by [[Ar-Pharazôn]] that led to the [[Downfall of Númenor]].
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The '''Ban of the Valar''' was the ban placed by the [[Valar]] on the [[Númenóreans]], that they should not sail so far west from their island that they could not see its coasts. It was the breaking of the Ban by [[Ar-Pharazôn]] that led to the [[Downfall of Númenor]].<ref>{{S|Akallabeth}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 05:58, 21 November 2011

The Ban of the Valar was the ban placed by the Valar on the Númenóreans, that they should not sail so far west from their island that they could not see its coasts. It was the breaking of the Ban by Ar-Pharazôn that led to the Downfall of Númenor.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor"