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'''Edhellond''' was an ancient harbour in south [[Gondor]].
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[[Image:John Howe - Edhellond.jpg|thumb|250px|''Edhellond'' by [[John Howe]]]]
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'''Edhellond''' was an ancient harbor in southern [[Gondor]].
  
Edhellond ([[Sindarin]] for ''Elf Harbour'') had been founded by the [[Nandor]]in [[Elves]] of [[Lórien]] long before the end of the [[First Age]], as a place where they built ships to leave for [[Valinor]].
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Edhellond had been founded by the [[Silvan Elves]] of [[Lórien in Middle-earth|Lórien]] before the end of the [[First Age]], as a place where they built ships to leave for [[Valinor]].
  
[[Amroth]], Prince of Lórien, was lost at or near Edhellond in the year 1981 of the [[Third Age]] while looking for his beloved [[Nimrodel]]. One of Nimrodel's handmaiden, the Elf [[Mithrellas]], was taken by Imrazôr the Númenórean as his wife, and their son Galador founded the line of the Princes of [[Dol Amroth]].
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[[Amroth]], Prince of Lórien, was lost at or near Edhellond in the year 1981 of the [[Third Age]] while looking for his beloved [[Nimrodel the Elf-maid|Nimrodel]]. One of Nimrodel's handmaidens, [[Mithrellas]], was taken by [[Imrazôr]] the [[Númenórean]] as his wife, and their son [[Galador]] founded the line of the Princes of [[Dol Amroth]].
  
Edhellond was built at the mouth of the rivers [[Ringló]] and [[Morthond]], where they flow into ''Cobas Haven''.
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Edhellond was built at the mouth of the rivers [[Ringló]] and [[Morthond]], where they flowed into [[Cobas Haven]].
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== Etymology ==
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Edhellond means "Elf Haven" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[edhel]]'' = "Elf" and ''[[lond]]'' = "harbor, haven").
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Revision as of 01:55, 17 July 2006

Edhellond by John Howe

Edhellond was an ancient harbor in southern Gondor.

Edhellond had been founded by the Silvan Elves of Lórien before the end of the First Age, as a place where they built ships to leave for Valinor.

Amroth, Prince of Lórien, was lost at or near Edhellond in the year 1981 of the Third Age while looking for his beloved Nimrodel. One of Nimrodel's handmaidens, Mithrellas, was taken by Imrazôr the Númenórean as his wife, and their son Galador founded the line of the Princes of Dol Amroth.

Edhellond was built at the mouth of the rivers Ringló and Morthond, where they flowed into Cobas Haven.

Etymology

Edhellond means "Elf Haven" in Sindarin (from edhel = "Elf" and lond = "harbor, haven").