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Latest revision as of 18:02, 13 June 2012

Dor Caranthir
Physical Description
TypeRegion
LocationEast/South of Gelion/Greater Gelion, North of Ascar, West of Ered Luin
RealmsCaranthir's Realm
InhabitantsHaladin, Noldor
General Information
Other namesThargelion, Talath Rhúnen
EtymologyS. dor "land" + Caranthir

Dor Caranthir was the later name for the lands east of the river Gelion and north of the Ascar. Originally known simply as Thargelion, the land beyond Gelion, they were settled by Fëanor's fourth son Caranthir and his people, after which this region became known as Dor Caranthir, 'Caranthir's land'.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms", p. 124
Region of Dor Caranthir
Greater Gelion, March of Maedhros, Himring Maglor's Gap.
Lothlann
Lake Helevorn, Mount Rerir,
Ered Luin
River Gelion, Estolad.
East Beleriand
WindRose3.pngEred Luin.
Eriador
River Gelion,
Sarn Athrad
River Ascar.
Ossiriand
Mount Dolmed

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms", p. 124