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Caras Galadhon

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'''Caras Galadhon''' (pronounced {{IPA|/ˈkaras ˈgalaðon/}}) was the chief city of [[Lórien]].
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[[Image:Peter Jackson's Caras Galadhon.jpg|thumb|300px|Caras Galadhon as envisioned in [[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]]]
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'''Caras Galadhon''' (pronounced {{IPA|/ˈkaras ˈgalaðon/}}) was the chief city of [[Lórien in Middle-earth|Lórien]].
  
Caras Galadhon was in the '''Naith''' of Lórien, in the heart of the [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elven]] realm. It was built in the middle of, on top of, and out of the [[mallorn]] trees that [[Galadriel]] had brought with her from [[Valinor]], and was the residence of [[Celeborn, Lord of Lórien|Celeborn]] and Galadriel.
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Caras Galadhon was in the [[Naith]] of Lórien, in the heart of the [[Silvan Elves]]' realm. It was built in the middle of, on top of, and out of the [[mallorn]] trees that [[Galadriel]] had brought with her from [[Valinor]]. At it heart was the residence of [[Celeborn, Lord of Lórien|Celeborn]] and Galadriel.
  
In some printings of [[The Lord of the Rings]], ''Caras Galadhon'' may be misspelled as ''Caras Galadon''.
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During the events of the [[War of the Ring]], the [[Fellowship of the Ring]] was brought through Lórien to Caras Galadhon, and there met the lords of the [[Galadhrim]]. They stayed in the city for a month, recovering from their journey through [[Moria]].
  
During the events of the [[War of the Ring]], the [[Fellowship of the Ring]] was brought through Lórien to Caras Galadhon, and there met the lords of the Galadhrim.
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In the [[Fourth Age]], after Galadriel had gone into the [[Straight Road|West]], Caras Galadhon was ruled by a lonely Celeborn as capital of a Lórien which now spanned both sides of the river [[Anduin]]. Later Celeborn left for [[Valinor]] was well, and Caras Galadhon became an empty place.
  
During the [[Fourth Age]], after Galadriel had left Lórien, Caras Galadhon was ruled by a lonely Celeborn as capital of a Lórien which now spanned both sides of the river [[Anduin]], but at some point during the age he left for [[Valinor]] was well, and Caras Galadhon slowly became depopulated.
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In some printings of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', "Caras Galadhon" was misspelled "Caras Galadon".
  
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Revision as of 02:17, 31 May 2006

Caras Galadhon (pronounced /ˈkaras ˈgalaðon/) was the chief city of Lórien.

Caras Galadhon was in the Naith of Lórien, in the heart of the Silvan Elves' realm. It was built in the middle of, on top of, and out of the mallorn trees that Galadriel had brought with her from Valinor. At it heart was the residence of Celeborn and Galadriel.

During the events of the War of the Ring, the Fellowship of the Ring was brought through Lórien to Caras Galadhon, and there met the lords of the Galadhrim. They stayed in the city for a month, recovering from their journey through Moria.

In the Fourth Age, after Galadriel had gone into the West, Caras Galadhon was ruled by a lonely Celeborn as capital of a Lórien which now spanned both sides of the river Anduin. Later Celeborn left for Valinor was well, and Caras Galadhon became an empty place.

In some printings of The Lord of the Rings, "Caras Galadhon" was misspelled "Caras Galadon".