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'''Dor Daedeloth''' was the land of [[Morgoth]].
 
'''Dor Daedeloth''' was the land of [[Morgoth]].
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==History==
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Dor Daedeloth lay around the fortress of [[Angband]] and on both sides of the [[Ered Engrin]]. It was here that the [[Orcs]] and other creatures of Morgoth lived and bred.<ref name=S13>{{S|13}}</ref>
  
Dor Daedeloth, or ''Land of the Shadow of Dread'', lay around the fortress of [[Angband]] and on both sides of the [[Ered Engrin]]. It was here that the [[Orcs]] and other creatures of Morgoth lived and bred.
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The march of the [[Noldor]] in early [[First Age]] was halted there, when [[Fëanor]] was mortally wounded by [[Balrogs]]. The Noldor then encircled the land (at least in the south), starting the [[Siege of Angband]].<ref name=S13/>
  
The march of the [[Ñoldor]] in early [[First Age]] was halted there, when [[Fëanor]] was mortally wounded by [[Balrogs]].
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Dor Daedeloth lay north of [[Ard-galen]], the great grassy plain north of [[Beleriand]].
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==Etymology==
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In the published [[The Silmarillion|''Silmarillion'']], the name ''Dor Daedeloth'' is translated as "Land of the Shadow of Horror".<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref>
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The Ñoldor then encircled the land (at least in the south), starting the [[Siege of Angband]]. It is probable that they built a number of fortresses and outposts there, but they must have been destroyed or taken over by the enemy during [[Dagor Bragollach]].
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Dor Daedeloth lay north of [[Ard-Galen]], the great grassy plain north of [[Beleriand]].
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Latest revision as of 18:34, 13 June 2012

Dor Daedeloth was the land of Morgoth.

[edit] History

Dor Daedeloth lay around the fortress of Angband and on both sides of the Ered Engrin. It was here that the Orcs and other creatures of Morgoth lived and bred.[1]

The march of the Noldor in early First Age was halted there, when Fëanor was mortally wounded by Balrogs. The Noldor then encircled the land (at least in the south), starting the Siege of Angband.[1]

Dor Daedeloth lay north of Ard-galen, the great grassy plain north of Beleriand.

[edit] Etymology

In the published Silmarillion, the name Dor Daedeloth is translated as "Land of the Shadow of Horror".[2]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Return of the Noldor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"