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Celebros

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'''Celebros''' was a river of [[Beleriand]], a tributary to [[Taeglin]] that flowed past [[Brethil]] forest.  It included the fall [[Dimrost]].
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'''Celebros''' was a stream of [[Beleriand]], a tributary to [[Taeglin]] that flowed through [[Brethil]] forest.<ref>{{CH|A2M}}</ref> It included the fall [[Dimrost]]<ref>{{S|Turin}}</ref> which was renamed [[Nen Girith]], the "Shuddering Water", when the resting [[Nienor Níniel]] became cold and could not be warmed or comforted.<ref>{{UT|Narn}}, ''Nienor in Brethil''</ref>
 
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[[Glaurung]] was slain by [[Túrin]] near where this river met Taeglin, and [[Nienor Níniel]] committed suicide by jumping into it.
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[[Glaurung]] was slain by [[Túrin]] near the confluence of this stream with Taeglin, which was also near to the spot where Nienor Níniel committed suicide by jumping into Taeglin.<ref>{{CH|17}}</ref>
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Celebros
Physical Description
TypeStream
LocationPoured into Taeglin from Brethil
RealmsDoriath
DescriptionA tumbling stream
General Information
EtymologyS. celeb "silver" + ros "foam"
EventsDeath of Glaurung, leap of Nienor Níniel

Celebros was a stream of Beleriand, a tributary to Taeglin that flowed through Brethil forest.[1] It included the fall Dimrost[2] which was renamed Nen Girith, the "Shuddering Water", when the resting Nienor Níniel became cold and could not be warmed or comforted.[3]

Glaurung was slain by Túrin near the confluence of this stream with Taeglin, which was also near to the spot where Nienor Níniel committed suicide by jumping into Taeglin.[4]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Appendix 2: The Composition of the Text", [Map of Brethil]
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)", Nienor in Brethil
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Death of Glaurung"