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<b>Bladorinand</b> is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which J.R.R. Tolkien "jotted down - - - on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]] [of Leithian]" (HoME III, 160) when he was probably searching for a replacement of [[Broseliand]], used so far.
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<b>Bladorinand</b> is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which J.R.R. Tolkien "jotted down - - - on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]] [of Leithian]" (HoME III, 160) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.
  
 
According to [[Christopher Tolkien]] (HoME, ibid.), Bladorinand is connected with [[Palúrien|Palúrien's]] [later known as [[Yavanna]]<nowiki>]</nowiki> name [[Bladorwen]] 'the wide earth, Mother Earth' (HoME I, 264).  
 
According to [[Christopher Tolkien]] (HoME, ibid.), Bladorinand is connected with [[Palúrien|Palúrien's]] [later known as [[Yavanna]]<nowiki>]</nowiki> name [[Bladorwen]] 'the wide earth, Mother Earth' (HoME I, 264).  
  
All in all there were eight of these names: [[Golodhinand]], [[Noldórinan]], [[Geleriand]], [[Bladorinand]], [[Belaurien]], [[Arsiriand]], [[Lassiriand]], [[Ossiriand]].
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All in all there were eight of these names: [[Golodhinand]], [[Noldórinan]], [[Geleriand]], [[Bladorinand]], Belaurien, [[Arsiriand]], [[Lassiriand]], [[Ossiriand]].
  
 
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Revision as of 15:20, 11 January 2011

Bladorinand is one of the rejected names of Beleriand which J.R.R. Tolkien "jotted down - - - on a page of rough working for the opening of the Lay [of Leithian]" (HoME III, 160) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.

According to Christopher Tolkien (HoME, ibid.), Bladorinand is connected with Palúrien's [later known as Yavanna] name Bladorwen 'the wide earth, Mother Earth' (HoME I, 264).

All in all there were eight of these names: Golodhinand, Noldórinan, Geleriand, Bladorinand, Belaurien, Arsiriand, Lassiriand, Ossiriand.