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Dor-lómin

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Dor-lómin, "Land of Echoes", was the south-western part of Hithlum, bordered in the east by the ''Mountains of Mithrim'', and in the north by the river which formed the ''Rainbow Cleft'' known as ''Annon-in-Gelydh'', or "Gate of the Noldor".
 
Dor-lómin, "Land of Echoes", was the south-western part of Hithlum, bordered in the east by the ''Mountains of Mithrim'', and in the north by the river which formed the ''Rainbow Cleft'' known as ''Annon-in-Gelydh'', or "Gate of the Noldor".
  
It was first colonized by the [[Ñoldor]] shortly after they arrived in Middle-earth, and for a long time was ruled by [[Fingon]] son of [[Fingolfin]], before he took over as High King of the Ñoldor after his father was killed.
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It was first colonized by the [[Noldor]] shortly after they arrived in Middle-earth, and for a long time was ruled by [[Fingon]] son of [[Fingolfin]], before he took over as High King of the Ñoldor after his father was killed.
  
 
By this time the [[Edain]] known as the [[House of Marach]] had entered [[Beleriand]], and Fingon granted them the land of Dor-lómin as a fief.
 
By this time the [[Edain]] known as the [[House of Marach]] had entered [[Beleriand]], and Fingon granted them the land of Dor-lómin as a fief.
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[[Húrin]]'s house was built in its south-western corner near the mountain known as ''Amon Darthir'', where the river ''Nen Lalaith'' began.
 
[[Húrin]]'s house was built in its south-western corner near the mountain known as ''Amon Darthir'', where the river ''Nen Lalaith'' began.
  
[[Tuor]] son of [[Huor]] was fostered by the [[Elves (Middle-earth)|Elves]] of [[Androth]] in the Mountains of Mithrim.
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[[Tuor]] son of [[Huor]] was fostered by the [[Elves]] of [[Androth]] in the Mountains of Mithrim.
  
 
After the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]], the House of Hador was destroyed or scattered, and [[Easterlings]] dwelt in Dor-lómin.
 
After the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]], the House of Hador was destroyed or scattered, and [[Easterlings]] dwelt in Dor-lómin.
  
 
Like the rest of Hithlum it was destroyed during the [[War of Wrath]].
 
Like the rest of Hithlum it was destroyed during the [[War of Wrath]].

Revision as of 22:34, 14 October 2005

Dor-lómin is a part of Hithlum.

Dor-lómin, "Land of Echoes", was the south-western part of Hithlum, bordered in the east by the Mountains of Mithrim, and in the north by the river which formed the Rainbow Cleft known as Annon-in-Gelydh, or "Gate of the Noldor".

It was first colonized by the Noldor shortly after they arrived in Middle-earth, and for a long time was ruled by Fingon son of Fingolfin, before he took over as High King of the Ñoldor after his father was killed.

By this time the Edain known as the House of Marach had entered Beleriand, and Fingon granted them the land of Dor-lómin as a fief.

Húrin's house was built in its south-western corner near the mountain known as Amon Darthir, where the river Nen Lalaith began.

Tuor son of Huor was fostered by the Elves of Androth in the Mountains of Mithrim.

After the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, the House of Hador was destroyed or scattered, and Easterlings dwelt in Dor-lómin.

Like the rest of Hithlum it was destroyed during the War of Wrath.