Elder Children of Ilúvatar

 / Elder Children of Iluvatar / Elder Children
   A name used for Elves, who of the two kindreds of the Children of Ilúvatar awoke the earlier; Men were not seen in Arda until many thousands of years after the Eldar.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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