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Awakening of Men

The Awakening of Men
DateF.A. 1[note 1][1]
ResultThe existence of Men in Arda
Part ofEru's plan for
ParticipantsEru, Men
DescriptionThe 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.


  1. In the Myths Transformed section of the Morgoth's Ring the awakening of Men is set much earlier, sometime between the Awakening of the Elves and the Siege of Utumno (Y.T. 1050 - Y.T. 1100)


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Five. Myths Transformed"