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Amon Gwareth

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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]

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