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The '''Alley of Roses''' was a street in [[Gondolin]], the northern entrance to the [[Square of the Palace]].  During the [[Fall of Gondolin]] it was burned and destroyed by [[Fire-drakes]].  It is mentioned in the Fall that it was once a fair place to walk in, and it can be assumed from its name that it was a sort of garden-street bordered by roses.
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[[File:Narfil Palùrfalas - Gondolin Plan.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Map of Gondolin showing the '''Alley of Roses''']]
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The '''Alley of Roses''' was a street in [[Gondolin]], the northern entrance to the [[Square of the Palace]].  During the [[Fall of Gondolin]] it was burned and destroyed by [[Fire-drakes]].  It is mentioned in the Fall that it was once a fair place to walk in, and it can be assumed from its name that it was a sort of garden-street bordered by roses.<ref>{{LT2|III}}, p. 183</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 06:48, 24 July 2012

Map of Gondolin showing the Alley of Roses

The Alley of Roses was a street in Gondolin, the northern entrance to the Square of the Palace. During the Fall of Gondolin it was burned and destroyed by Fire-drakes. It is mentioned in the Fall that it was once a fair place to walk in, and it can be assumed from its name that it was a sort of garden-street bordered by roses.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin" , p. 183