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Elves of Nargothrond

The Elves of Nargothrond were those who followed Finrod Felagund and dwelt under his rule in the underground citadel of Nargothrond on the banks of the River Narog.

[edit] Other versions of the Legendarium

In earlier stages the Elves of Nargothrond were known as Rodothlim or Rothwarin. Their name meant "cavern-dwellers".[1] The leader of those Elves was not Finrod Felagund, he was replaced by Orodreth.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales – Part II" , p. 347
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "Turambar and the Foalókë" , p. 82