of Númenor and Middle-earth
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The Istari is the title of the second section within Part Four of Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth.
In the section is described the background of the five wizards:
The main focus however is on Gandalf and Saruman and specifically their names in the various languages of Middle-earth.
It is important to note that the section is a composition of various manuscripts and printed texts from The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings with comments by Christopher Tolkien rather than a singular document. In the notes some information on Queen Berúthiel is also disclosed.