Was Melkor executed?

Was Melkor executed?

I believe that the reason for Melkor to be executed was in fact to free his spirit from his physical body thereby allowing his spirit to be cast into the void. I seem to recall something to this effect in Morgoth’s Ring.

What does Melkor represent?

Melkor (Quenya; “He who arises in might”), predominantly known as Morgoth (Sindarin; “Black Foe of the World”), was the first Dark Lord, and the primordial source of evil in Eä.

Is Melkor a coward?

Melkor had ascended to such heights in the beginning which meant that in putting so much of himself into Arda, he had that much further to fall. He was a coward in his defeat because he knew he had lost utterly.

Was Morgoth ever killed?

In the end, Morgoth was utterly defeated, and his armies were almost entirely slaughtered. The dragons were almost all destroyed, and Thangorodrim was shattered when Eärendil slew the greatest of dragons, Ancalagon the Black, who crashed upon it as he fell.

Who threw Morgoth into the void?

He was literally thrown by Tulkas and Orome. He was dragged by the collar and the Valar blasted him with their combined energy and he flew backwards into the void.

What happened to Melkor?

Melkor was defeated by the Vala Tulkas, bound with a specially forged chain, Angainor, and brought to Valinor, where he was imprisoned in the Halls of Mandos for three ages. According to later texts, the Dagor Dagorath would be the apocalyptic final battle against Morgoth, prophesied by Mandos.

Was Morgoth stronger than Sauron?

Morgoth (Melkor), as a Valar, was a more powerful being than Sauron, a Maia. In a one-on-one fight or each with their respective armies in any age, Morgoth is undoubtedly the strongest.

What did Sauron do after Morgoth defeated?

After the downfall of Morgoth, Sauron continually strove to conquer Middle-earth throughout the Second and Third Ages. In the Second Age, under the guise of Annatar, he deceived the Elves of Eregion, who under his guidance had created the Rings of Power, whilst he secretly forged the One Ring in Mount Doom.