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Dol Tarlang

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'''Dol Tarlang''' was the northernmost of three peaks (the other two being [[Cûl Bîn]] and [[Cûl Veleg]]) located in the pass of [[Tarlang's Neck]]. The three mountains formed a spur on the southern side of the [[White Mountains]].
 
'''Dol Tarlang''' was the northernmost of three peaks (the other two being [[Cûl Bîn]] and [[Cûl Veleg]]) located in the pass of [[Tarlang's Neck]]. The three mountains formed a spur on the southern side of the [[White Mountains]].
  
According to legend, Dol Tarlang was in origin the head of the [[giants|giant]] Stiff-neck.<ref name=N>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings|Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings]]'', omitted entry quoted in [[Wayne G. Hammond]], [[Christina Scull]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]'', pp. 536-7</ref>
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According to legend, Dol Tarlang was in origin the head of the [[giants|giant]] [[Tarlang]].<ref name=N>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings|Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings]]'', omitted entry quoted in [[Wayne G. Hammond]], [[Christina Scull]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]'', pp. 536-7</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
  
The name ''Dol Tarlang'' is glossed as "Tarlang's Head",<ref name=N/> consisting of ''[[dol]]'' ("head") and ''[[Tarlang's Neck|Tarlang]]''.<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://thainsbook.net/mountains.html|articlename=Mountains of Middle-earth: Dol Tarlang, Cûl Veleg & Cûl Bîn|dated=|website=[http://thainsbook.net/ The Thain's Book]|accessed=19 February 2013}}</ref>
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The name ''Dol Tarlang'' is glossed as "Tarlang's Head",<ref name=N/> consisting of ''[[dol]]'' ("head") and ''[[Tarlang#Etymology|Tarlang]]''.<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://thainsbook.net/mountains.html|articlename=Mountains of Middle-earth: Dol Tarlang, Cûl Veleg & Cûl Bîn|dated=|website=[http://thainsbook.net/ The Thain's Book]|accessed=19 February 2013}}</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:11, 20 February 2013

Dol Tarlang was the northernmost of three peaks (the other two being Cûl Bîn and Cûl Veleg) located in the pass of Tarlang's Neck. The three mountains formed a spur on the southern side of the White Mountains.

According to legend, Dol Tarlang was in origin the head of the giant Tarlang.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Dol Tarlang is glossed as "Tarlang's Head",[1] consisting of dol ("head") and Tarlang.[2]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings, omitted entry quoted in Wayne G. Hammond, Christina Scull, The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, pp. 536-7
  2. "Mountains of Middle-earth: Dol Tarlang, Cûl Veleg & Cûl Bîn" , The Thain's Book (accessed 19 February 2013)