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A Song of Aryador

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A Song of Aryador is a poem written by J.R.R. Tolkien on September 12th, 1915. The poem bears upon the matter of the shadow-folk (referring to Elves) in Aryador (Gnomish: "land or place of shadow"). It was published in The Book of Lost Tales Part One.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "V. The Coming of the Elves and the Making of Kôr": "Notes and Commentary", pp. 138-9