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Eilenaer

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A tall hill or mountain with its feet shrouded by woodland, Eilenaer was in many ways similar to [[Eilenach]], which stood far to the east in the [[Drúadan Forest]], and indeed these two ancient names appear to be related in meaning. While Eilenach kept its old name, Eilenaer was renamed when it became the site of [[Elendil]]'s Tomb. In [[Gondor]] after that time it was known by the [[Elvish]] title [[Amon Anwar]], 'Hill of Awe'. When the [[Rohirrim]] came to settle in [[Rohan]], long afterwards, they gave it another name in their own tongue - [[Halifirien]], the 'Holy Mountain' on the borders of their realm.
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'''Eilenaer''' was a tall hill or mountain with its feet shrouded by woodland, Eilenaer was in many ways similar to [[Eilenach]], which stood far to the east in the [[Drúadan Forest]], and indeed these two ancient names appear to be related in meaning. While Eilenach kept its old name, Eilenaer was renamed when it became the site of [[Elendil]]'s Tomb. In [[Gondor]] after that time it was known by the [[Elvish]] title [[Amon Anwar]], 'Hill of Awe'. When the [[Rohirrim]] came to settle in [[Rohan]], long afterwards, they gave it another name in their own tongue - [[Halifirien]], the 'Holy Mountain' on the borders of their realm.<ref>{{UT|Cirion}}, The Tradition of Isildur</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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''Eilenaer'' was a name of [[pre-Númenórean]] origin, evidently related to [[Eilenach]].
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Latest revision as of 23:20, 23 August 2011

Eilenaer was a tall hill or mountain with its feet shrouded by woodland, Eilenaer was in many ways similar to Eilenach, which stood far to the east in the Drúadan Forest, and indeed these two ancient names appear to be related in meaning. While Eilenach kept its old name, Eilenaer was renamed when it became the site of Elendil's Tomb. In Gondor after that time it was known by the Elvish title Amon Anwar, 'Hill of Awe'. When the Rohirrim came to settle in Rohan, long afterwards, they gave it another name in their own tongue - Halifirien, the 'Holy Mountain' on the borders of their realm.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Eilenaer was a name of pre-Númenórean origin, evidently related to Eilenach.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan", The Tradition of Isildur