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'''Brithombar''' was the western of the two [[Havens of the Falas]], at the mouth of the River [[Brithon]], from which it took its name.<ref>{{S|Map}}</ref> It was occupied by the [[Falathtrim|Elves of the Havens]] until it was invaded and destroyed<ref>{{S|Fifth}}</ref> in {{FA|473}} along with its twin, [[Eglarest]].<ref>{{GA|256}}</ref>
'''Brithombar''' was the western of the two [[Havens of the Falas]], at the mouth of the River [[Brithon]], from which it took its name.  It was occupied by the [[Elves of the Havens]] until it was invaded and destroyed in [[First Age 473]] along with its twin, [[Eglarest]].
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Revision as of 23:00, 9 July 2012

Brithombar
City
Matěj Čadil - Brithombar.jpg
General Information
LocationFalas
TypeCity
RegionsCírdan
People and History
InhabitantsTeleri
EventsFall of the Falas

Brithombar was the western of the two Havens of the Falas, at the mouth of the River Brithon, from which it took its name.[1] It was occupied by the Elves of the Havens until it was invaded and destroyed[2] in F.A. 473 along with its twin, Eglarest.[3]

Etymology

Brithombar comes from the name of the river Brithon, which means "pebbly".

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 Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §256