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Part Two, Valinor and Middle-Earth before The Lord of the Rings, Chapter 3, The Later Annals of Beleriand Summary and Analysis

The Later Annals and Beleriand is the second manuscript of its type, just as the Later Annals of Vailnor were of its type. But in this case there are more revisions from the earlier manuscript. Christopher Tolkien reprints the text largely unamended. These Annals help set the stage for the Quenta.

The Annals begin just before the first uprising of the Sun, when Morgoth fled from the land of the Valar with the Silmarils, Feanor's gems. He rebuilt his Angband fortress and created the Orcs and Balrogs, placing the Silmarils in his iron crown. Feanor and his clan went after Morgoth. It was at this time the Men, the...

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