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'''Amon Amarth''' was a rarely used name for [[Orodruin]], the flaming mountain in northern [[Mordor]] where [[Sauron]] forged the [[One Ring]]. Amon Amarth literally translates to "[[Mount Doom]]".
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'''Amon Amarth''' was a rarely used name for [[Orodruin]], the flaming mountain in northern [[Mordor]] where [[Sauron]] forged [[the One Ring]].<ref>{{App|Numenor}}</ref>
  
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The name was given because the volcano was linked in ancient and little-understood prophecies with the final end of the [[Third Age]], when [[the One Ring]] was found again.<ref>{{HM|N}}, pp. 768-9</ref>
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==Etymology==
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[[Sindarin]]: ''[[amon]]'', "hill" and ''[[amarth]]'', "fate, doom".<ref name="S">{{S|Elements}}, entries ''amon'' and ''amarth''</ref>
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Latest revision as of 06:19, 27 March 2013

Main article: Mount Doom

Amon Amarth was a rarely used name for Orodruin, the flaming mountain in northern Mordor where Sauron forged the One Ring.[1]

The name was given because the volcano was linked in ancient and little-understood prophecies with the final end of the Third Age, when the One Ring was found again.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Sindarin: amon, "hill" and amarth, "fate, doom".[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Númenor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, pp. 768-9
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entries amon and amarth