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'''Ilinsor''' was a [[Vala]] in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales]]''. He was a [[Sylph]], one of the servants of [[Manwë]] and [[Varda]], and later chosen as a steersman of the [[Moon]] for [[Silmo]] could not do it. The greater brightness of the Sun made him envious, therefore he chased the stars.<ref>{{LT1|VIII}}, pp. 192-5</ref><ref>{{LT1|IX}}</ref>
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'''Ilinsor''' was a [[Vala]] in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales]]''. He was a [[Sylph]] (''Súru''), one of the servants of [[Manwë]] and [[Varda]], and later chosen as a steersman of the [[Moon]] for [[Silmo]] could not do it. The greater brightness of the Sun made him envious, therefore he chased the stars.<ref>{{LT1|VIII}}, pp. 192-5</ref><ref>{{LT1|IX}}</ref>
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

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Ilinsor
Vala
Biographical Information
PositionSteersman of the Moon
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GenderMale

Ilinsor was a Vala in The Book of Lost Tales. He was a Sylph (Súru), one of the servants of Manwë and Varda, and later chosen as a steersman of the Moon for Silmo could not do it. The greater brightness of the Sun made him envious, therefore he chased the stars.[1][2]

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "VIII. The Tale of the Sun and Moon", pp. 192-5
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "IX. The Hiding of Valinor"
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