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Chaining of Melkor

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The Chaining of Melkor refers to his imprisonment for "three ages" after the [[War for Sake of the Elves]].  After their final victory in the [[Siege of Utumno]], [[Tulkas]] captured [[Morgoth|Melkor]] and bound him with the great chain [[Angainor]].  He was carried by to Valinor and sentenced to his long term of incarceration by the Elder King and chief of the [[Valar]], [[Manwë]]. 
  
The Chaining of Melkor refers to his imprisonment for three ages after the [[War for Sake of the Elves]]. After their final victory in the [[Siege of Utumno]], [[Tulkas]] captured [[Melkor]] and bound him with the great chain [[Angainor]]. He was carried by to Valinor and sentenced to his long term of incarceration by the Elder King and chief of the Valar, Manwë.  During this period, the Elves were able to undertake the [[Great Journey]] to Valinor unmolested.
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During this period ({{YT|1100}} - {{YT|1400}}), which is divided in three ages of 100 [[Valian Years]] each, the [[Years of the Trees|Days of Bliss]] occurred.  
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*During the first age, the Elves were able to undertake the [[Great Journey]] to [[Valinor]] unmolested and the cities of Eldamar were built.
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*During the second, many princes of the Elves were born in [[Eldamar]], and [[Fëanor]] created the [[Tengwar]].  
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*During the third, [[Menegroth]] was built and the [[Nandor]] reached [[Beleriand]].
  
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Revision as of 21:40, 19 May 2012

The Chaining of Melkor refers to his imprisonment for "three ages" after the War for Sake of the Elves. After their final victory in the Siege of Utumno, Tulkas captured Melkor and bound him with the great chain Angainor. He was carried by to Valinor and sentenced to his long term of incarceration by the Elder King and chief of the Valar, Manwë.

During this period (Y.T. 1100 - Y.T. 1400), which is divided in three ages of 100 Valian Years each, the Days of Bliss occurred.