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The '''Valian Year''' is a reference to the passage of time in [[Valinor]] before the death of the [[Two Trees]], destroyed by [[Melkor]] and [[Ungoliant]]. The account in Valian years is not used when describing the events of [[Beleriand]] and [[Middle-earth. There are approximately 140.5 years in a Valian age (apprx. 1.4 years per Valian year).
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A '''Valian year''' is a reference to the passage of time in [[Valinor]], before the [[Two Trees]] were destroyed by [[Melkor]] and [[Ungoliant]]. Valian years ended with the rising of the [[Sun]] on the first day of the [[First Age]]. There are approximately 9.582 solar years in a Valian year, and 14,325 solar years in the [[Years of the Trees]].

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The History of Arda
Ainulindalë
Valian Years
    Years of the Lamps
    Years of the Trees
Years of the Sun
Ages
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Timeline of Arda

A Valian year is a reference to the passage of time in Valinor, before the Two Trees were destroyed by Melkor and Ungoliant. Valian years ended with the rising of the Sun on the first day of the First Age. There are approximately 9.582 solar years in a Valian year, and 14,325 solar years in the Years of the Trees.