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'''Dimbar''' was an empty land in [[Beleriand]] that formed a wedge between the [[Sirion]] and the [[Forest of Brethil]] in the west and the [[Mindeb]] and [[Neldoreth]] in the east. The main road, which crossed the Sirion at [[Brithiach]], cut Dimbar in half, as the land reached on to the vales og the [[Crissaegrim]].  
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'''Dimbar''' was an empty land in [[Beleriand]].
  
Dimbar plays no great role in any tales, only a marginal one.
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==History==
  
During a battle with [[orcs]], [[Huor]] and [[Húrin]], at a very young age,  became lost and desperate in a mist on Dimbar. They were found by [[Thorondor]], and would be the first mortals to see [[Gondolin]].  
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Dimbar formed a wedge between the [[Sirion]] and the [[Forest of Brethil]] in the west and the [[Mindeb]] and [[Neldoreth]] in the east. The main road, which crossed the Sirion at [[Brithiach]], cut Dimbar in half, as the land reached on to the vales og the [[Crissaegrim]].<ref>{{HM|S}}, "[[Of Beleriand and its Realms]]"</ref>
  
During the life of [[Túrin Turambar]], Dimbar was overrun by Orcs, and [[Beleg Strongbow]] would lead raids against them.
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During a battle with [[orcs]], [[Huor]] and [[Húrin]], at a very young age,  became lost and desperate in a mist on Dimbar. They were found by [[Thorondor]], and would be the first mortals to see [[Gondolin]].<ref name="OTT">{{HM|S}}, "[[Of Túrin Turambar]]"</ref>
 
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==References==
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* ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', ''[[Of Beleriand and its Realms]]''.
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* ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', ''[[Of Túrin Turambar]]''.
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During the life of [[Túrin Turambar]], Dimbar was overrun by Orcs, and [[Beleg Strongbow]] would lead raids against them.<ref name="OTT"/>
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Revision as of 11:24, 15 March 2009

Dimbar
Physical Description
TypeLand
LocationBetween Sirion and Mindeb, south of Crissaegrim
Inhabitantsnone/orcs
General Information
EtymologyS. dim "sad" + -mbar "dwellingplace, home"

Dimbar was an empty land in Beleriand.

History

Dimbar formed a wedge between the Sirion and the Forest of Brethil in the west and the Mindeb and Neldoreth in the east. The main road, which crossed the Sirion at Brithiach, cut Dimbar in half, as the land reached on to the vales og the Crissaegrim.[1]

During a battle with orcs, Huor and Húrin, at a very young age, became lost and desperate in a mist on Dimbar. They were found by Thorondor, and would be the first mortals to see Gondolin.[2]

During the life of Túrin Turambar, Dimbar was overrun by Orcs, and Beleg Strongbow would lead raids against them.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Of Beleriand and its Realms"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Of Túrin Turambar"