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Amon Obel

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Amon Obel was a large hill in the Forest of Brethil[1] on which the People of Haleth built the settlement of Ephel Brandir.[2]

Etymology

Amon Obel means "Fortified Hill" in Sindarin (amon = "hill" and gobel = "walled settlement").

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Coming of Túrin into Brethil", p. 193