Encyclopedia > Second Age

  Article Content

Second Age

Warning: Wikipedia contains spoilers

Fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkien's universe of Middle-earth.

Ages: First Age - Second Age - Third Age

The Second Age began with the final overthrow of Morgoth by the combined armies of Valinor and the Three Houses of Men.

It lasted for 3441 years, and ended with the the downfall of Sauron, when he was defeated by the Last Alliance of Elves and Men following the downfall of Númenor.

This age was characterized by the rise (to insolence, eventually) of Númenor, the rise of Sauron in Middle-earth, and the early wars of the Rings between the Sauron and the Elves.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Jamesport, New York

... are non-families. 24.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is ...

This page was created in 27.7 ms