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The Earliest Annals of Valinor

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The Shaping of Middle-earth chapters
  1. Prose Fragments
  2. The Earliest 'Silmarillion'
  3. The Quenta
  4. The First 'Silmarillion' Map
  5. The Ambarkanta
  6. The Earliest Annals of Valinor
  7. The Earliest Annals of Beleriand

The Earliest Annals of Valinor is the sixth chapter of The Shaping of Middle-earth.

Synopsis

This chapter details the events occurring in Valinor from The creation of all thing to approximately year 3000 of the Valar, or roughly 30000 years of the sun. It details the creation of the world, the coming of elves, the chaining of Morgoth, his release and the death of the trees, the March of the Noldor begins, and the section ends with the arrival of Fingolfin's forces in Middle-earth and the Rising of the sun.