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The great battle between the [[Valar]] and [[Melkor]] that took place soon after the awakening of the [[Elves]]. At the clash of these two mighty forces, hat part of Middle Earth was greatly broken, and the landscape changed. Despite this, the forces of Valinor quickly triumphed in this first battle.  [[Melkor]] was driven from Middle Earth back to his fortress of [[Utumno]], and a guard placed over [[Cuiviénen]] to protect the newly-awakened Firstborn from his evil influence.
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The '''Battle of the Powers''' was the great battle between the [[Valar]] and [[Morgoth|Melkor]] that took place soon after the awakening of the [[Elves]].  
  
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==History==
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The battle was fought mainly because the elves awakened. The forces of Valinor easily triumphed in this battle.  [[Morgoth|Melkor]] was driven from Middle Earth back to his fortress of [[Utumno]], and a guard was placed over [[Cuiviénen]] to protect the newly-awakened Firstborn from his evil influence. However, this battle marred the area upon which it was fought. Its landscape was changed forever.<ref>{{S|Captivity}}</ref>
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Revision as of 15:34, 20 March 2012

Battle of the Powers
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Conflict: War for Sake of the Elves
Date: Y.T. 1090-Y.T. 1092
Place: Northwest of Middle Earth
Outcome: Victory for Valian forces
Combatants

Valar and Maiar of Valinor

Forces of Morgoth

Commanders

FirstdawnoftheSun Taniquetil cropped-TNasmith.jpg Oromë

Strength

Valian forces of Aman

Balrogs, Orcs, creatures of Melkor

Casualties

Unknown, probably light

Heavy

The Battle of the Powers was the great battle between the Valar and Melkor that took place soon after the awakening of the Elves.

History

The battle was fought mainly because the elves awakened. The forces of Valinor easily triumphed in this battle. Melkor was driven from Middle Earth back to his fortress of Utumno, and a guard was placed over Cuiviénen to protect the newly-awakened Firstborn from his evil influence. However, this battle marred the area upon which it was fought. Its landscape was changed forever.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor"