Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Ar-Sakalthor. Ar-Sakalthor was the 22nd ruling King of Numenor, and was the father of Ar-Gimilzor.
Cirion. Cirion was the father of Hallas, and was also the Twelfth Ruling Steward of Gondor, and led Gondor's army to battle at Celebrant. He was nearly defeated, when Eorl the Young and the Riders of the Eotheod came out of the North and reversed the tide of the battle.
|Where was the great battle between Orcs and Dwarves fought in Moria, which all started with the beheading of Thror?||Unfinished Tales: Part II
Azanulbizar. This battle was fought because of Azog's treachery when he beheaded Thror, who was trying to return to Moria.
Lalaith. Lalaith was born between 465-469 F.A., but she died very soon after she was born.
Turin Turambar. Turin Turambar killed Saeros of Doriath as he was standing on the edge of a river.
|Turgon discovered, by guidance of Ulmo, the hidden vale of Tumladen. How many years after the first rising of the sun did Turgon accomplish this?||Unfinished Tales: Part II
51. Ulmo led Turgon through many passes and strange places to get to Tumladen, but when he got there, Turgon knew that it was definitely a place for a hidden realm.
Aule. Sauron was originally a Maia of Aule the Smith, but was persuaded to join Melkor in his search for darkness. Sauron then became perveted by the works of Morgoth, and was his greatest servant.
Ringil. Ringil hewed the foot of Morgoth before it was crushed, along with its owner, High King of the Noldor, Fingolfin.
Curufinwe. Supposedly named after his father, Curufinwe was to be Feanor's original name, but it wasn't, and Feanor was kept as his true name.
Angrod and Aegnor. Angrod and Aegnor were very brave to hold the northern front against Morgoth's hosts, but could not do it for long, as they were both overrun. They were slain in the Dagor Bragollach when they tried to defend Dorthonion.
Battle of Unnumbered Tears (Nirnaeth Arnoediad). Hurin left Turin and his mother to go to battle against Morgoth's hosts, and at the Nirnaeth, he and thousands of men and elves were slaughtered by the armies of Angband.
Amroth. In the later version, where he was king of Lorien, Amroth fell in love with Nimrodel. She loved him also, but would not marry him because she disliked the Elves of the West because they brought war. Therefore she would not use Sindarin tongue, only the Silvan tongue.
Feanor. Even after this event, Galadriel would not turn back, and fell under the Doom of Mandos with the rest of the rebellion. Nor did she accept the pardon of the Valar and return after the War of Wrath.
Tar-Surion. Tar-Ancalime was the first ruling queen of Numenor, and her son, Tar-Anarion, had two daughters and later a son. His daughters disliked and feared Tar-Ancalime, and refused the Heirship.
Meneldur. Meneldur did not like boats and the sea as his son, Aldarion, did. Aldarion liked boats, taking after his mother's father, who was Veantur, a sea captain under Tar-Elendil.
Brandir. Brandir was crippled and loved Ninel, but she gave her heart to Turambar. Dorlas was the leader of the woodmen in Brethil. Brodda was the leader of the Easterlings in Dor-lomin, and he took Aerin for a wife.
Sador. Turin called him Labadal, though it wasn't his name. Labadal means "Hopafoot," but Turin called him this in pity and not scorn. He was wounded by his own axe, and his right foot was hewn.
Lalaith and Nienor. Laliath died when Turin was still in Dor-lomin. Nienor moved to Doriath with Morwen, and they later went to search for Turin in Nargothrond. On the way there Morwen is lost, and Nienor is set under the spell of the Dragon.
Gelmir and Arminas. They tell him that they have just passed through it, and that they will guide him through part of it. According to an interesting note from fogeltje, in the notes they are accounted as part of Angrod's people rather than Finarfin's people as I stated in the question.
Annael. When Annael, his Elves, and Tuor left Hithrim they were ambushed by a group of Orcs and Easterlings. The Elves fled because they were greatly outnumbered, but Tuor fought anyway. However, because he was still young he was taken and held captive for three years.
Rian. Tuor's father was Huor, who died in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad. Tuor was then fostered with the Elves of Mithrim.
Brego. Eomund, father of Eomer and Eowyn claimed his descent from Eofor.
Eorl the Young was the first King of Rohan and Felarof was his horse:)
|"Balchoth" were an Easterling people akin to the Wainriders; a mixed word combined from "Balc" meaning horrible and "hoth" meaning host or horde. To which two languages do these two words belong respectively? ||Tolkien's "Unfinished Tales"
Westron and Sindarin. In 2510 of the Third Age they invaded Calenardhon but they were defeated by Eorl the Young and the Rohirrim (Battle of the Field of Celebrant) who came to the aid of Gondor.
Eilenaer. Eilenaer was the place where Isildur buried his father Elendil. It became, later on, the seventh beacon of Gondor in Ered Nimrais and had many names: "Hill of Awe" was the translation from the Sindarin "Amon Anwar". The Rohirrim called it "Halifirien" (Holy Mount).
Ered en Echoriath are mountains in Gondolin, in the plain of Tumladen.
Emyn Beraid are hills in West Eriador on which the White Towers were built.
Amon Lanc is the "Naked Hill", south of Greenwood the Great afterwards called Dol Guldur.
Drughu. All answers mean the same, "Wild Men", but in different languages.
Druedain is Sindarin, Rogin is in Rohirrim, Ruatani is in Quenya,and Oghor-hai was the name used by the Orcs.
|"Simbelmyne" was a white flower which bloomed on the burial grounds of the Kings of Rohan. Gandalf named it so in the Rohirrim language meaning "Evermind". What is it called in Sindarin?||Tolkien's "Unfinished Tales"
Uilos. It is also called "Alfirin".
Mitheithel is a river in Eriador.
Mallos is a golden flower found in Lebennin, and Niphredil a white flower in Doriath.
|Who was the Elf-maiden bidden by Melian to watch over young Turin Turambar when he wandered off in the woods of Doriath?||Tolkien's "Unfinished Tales"
Nellas. She was also the person who helped clear Turin's name; at Thingol's trial regarding the death of Searos, she bore witness in favour of Turin for she had seen the whole incident.
Mithrellas was a Lorien Elf, wife of Imrazor and mother of Galador first Lord of Dol Amroth.
Erelas was the name of the fourth beacon of Gondor.
Hallas was actually a Man; the son of Cirion, and the thirteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor.
Ship. Tar-Aldarion built this great ship eight years after his marriage to Erendis. Its name means "Haven-finder"; also called "Turuphanto" - "The Wooden Whale".
Artanis and Nerwen. Alatariel means Galadriel in Quenya while Nuneth was the mother of Erendis.
Amarie was a Vanyarin Elf and Nerdanel was Feanor's wife.
Ar-Feiniel was in fact Aredhel sister of Turgon.
Finally Nimloth was the wife of Dior and mother of Elwing.
Return. After six hundred years had passed from the beginning of the Second Age, Veantur the captain of the King's ships under Tar-Elendil, was the first to sail to and back from Middle Earth with this ship. After this, seafaring became the primary enterprise of Numenor and travels to Middle Earth were done frequently.