Awakening of Men
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|Awakening of Men|
|Result||The existence of Men in Arda|
|Part of||Ilúvatar's plan for Eä|
|Description||The creation of Mankind|
The Awakening of Men was the stirring of the first Men, in the far eastern land of Hildórien, at the beginning of the First Age. They wake up when the first Sun rise up in the West.
Other versions of the legendarium
In the "Myths Transformed" section of Morgoth's Ring, the awakening of Men is proposed to be much earlier, sometime between the Awakening of the Elves and the Battle of the Powers (Y.T. 1050 - Y.T. 1100).
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Men"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Five. Myths Transformed"