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'''Amon Gwareth''' ([[Sindarin|S.]] ''[[amon]]'' "hill" + ''[[gwareth]]'' "watching") was the hill that stood in the valley of [[Tumladen]], within the [[Encircling Mountains]], on which [[Turgon the Wise|Turgon]] built the city of [[Gondolin]].
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'''Amon Gwareth''' was the hill that stood in the valley of [[Tumladen]], within the [[Encircling Mountains]], on which [[Turgon]] built the city of [[Gondolin]].<ref>{{S|15}}</ref><ref>{{S|23}}</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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''Amon Gwareth'' is [[Sindarin]]. It has meant "Hill of Watching", from ''[[amon]]'' "hill" and ''[[gwareth]]'' "watching", since its first conception.<ref>{{LT2|III}}, p. 158</ref>  [[Christopher Tolkien]] wrote that his father later changed the name to ''Amon Gwared'' but this change did not make it into the published ''[[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]]''.<ref>{{WJ|12}}, p. 200</ref>
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Latest revision as of 06:20, 24 July 2012

Amon Gwareth was the hill that stood in the valley of Tumladen, within the Encircling Mountains, on which Turgon built the city of Gondolin.[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

Amon Gwareth is Sindarin. It has meant "Hill of Watching", from amon "hill" and gwareth "watching", since its first conception.[3] Christopher Tolkien wrote that his father later changed the name to Amon Gwared but this change did not make it into the published Silmarillion.[4]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Noldor in Beleriand"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin" , p. 158
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of Turgon and the Building of Gondolin (Chapter 12)", p. 200