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Re: Help on Saruman and Radagast question

Subject: Re: Help on Saruman and Radagast question
by Urulöké on 2007/12/17 0:16:48

To clarify for those who were wondering...

Tolkien says "We must assume that they [the Istari] were all Maiar" (Unfinished Tales, p. 394 of US 1st HC ed.) This comment is dated around 1972 by Christopher in a description of the source of the quote.

So even JRRT must "assume" they are Maiar. What else could they be? Has anyone written on this, or just taken the assumption as fact and never discussed?
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