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What happened to the other three wizards after Sauron's defeat? [duplicate]

Concerning the wizards, The Silmarilion states: it was said among the Elves that they were messengers sent by the Lords of the West to contest the power of Sauron We know from The Return of the King ...
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In what way is Gandalf a steward?

In the first chapter of The Return of the King ("Minas Tirith"), just before Gandalf leaves Denethor, he says to him: "For I also am a steward. Did you not know?" What does Gandalf mean by this? ...
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How important were the roles of the Blue Wizards? [duplicate]

The Blue Wizards were sent to aid the peoples of Middle-Earth in the fight against the growing threat of Sauron. I read somewhere that stated that the Blue Wizards went into the East to create cults ...
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The roles of the Istari

The Istari are sent with a mission on Arda, Gandalf is sent to help humans, elves, dwarfs and all other races to vanquish Sauron. What are the roles of Saruman, Radagast and maybe the other two blue ...
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Who were the Blue Wizards mentioned in the first Hobbit film? [duplicate]

Gandalf names the wizards but can't remember their names. Who were they?
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Who are the other two wizards? [duplicate]

I am reading the Lord of the Rings again, and this quote by Saruman 'Later!' he cried, and his voice rose to a scream. 'Later! Yes, when you also have the Keys of Barad-dûr itself, I suppose; and ...
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Did the blue wizards fail or succeed in their task? [duplicate]

We know they went East with Saruman and while he returned they never returned. We know in Tolkien's early writings he had the blue wizards as starters of magical cults but he quickly changed this. ...
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What are the names of the two blue wizards?

What are the names of two blue wizards? Gandalf said (in The Hobbit movie) that there were five wizards and that he forgot the name of the blue wizards.
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How much did Tolkien write about the worshippers of Sauron? The Easterlings, the Harad, the Khand

Watching The Lord of the Rings movies I was really captivated by the elephant riders and the men in brazen scale armor who aided the orcs against the forces of Gondor and Rohan. From what I know ...
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Information about Wizards in the Lord of the Rings [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any canonical reference to the fate of the Blue Wizards, Alatar and Pallando? From what I have read, there are supposed to be 5 wizards in Middle Earth. Only 3 are ...
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What did the Istari (other than Gandalf and Saruman) contribute to the struggle against Sauron? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any canonical reference to the fate of the Blue Wizards, Alatar and Pallando? It is said that the Istari were sent to Middle-Earth to aid in the struggle against ...
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