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'''Gnomes''' was only briefly used in [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s early work [[The Book of Lost Tales]] the race of the '''[[Noldor]]'''. He dropped the term in his published works, since he found the Gnomes of folklore to be so unlike his [[High Elves]] as to confuse his readers. "Gnomes" also refer to the [[Valar]].
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The term '''Gnomes''' was briefly used in [[J.R.R. Tolkien|J.R.R. Tolkien's]]'s early work ''[[The Book of Lost Tales]]'' to descrive the race of [[Elves]] that would become the '''[[Noldor]]'''. He dropped the term in his published works, since he found the Gnomes of folklore to be so unlike his [[High Elves]] as to confuse his readers. "Gnomes" at one time also referred to the [[Valar]].

Revision as of 18:01, 11 May 2006

The term Gnomes was briefly used in J.R.R. Tolkien's's early work The Book of Lost Tales to descrive the race of Elves that would become the Noldor. He dropped the term in his published works, since he found the Gnomes of folklore to be so unlike his High Elves as to confuse his readers. "Gnomes" at one time also referred to the Valar.