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'''Faelivrin''' was the glistening springs and fountains of [[Eithel Ivrin]] lay at the roots of the [[Ered Wethrin|Mountains of Shadow]], at the source of the mighty river [[Narog]]. These waters were under the protection of [[Ulmo]] himself, and so they were not only spectacularly beautiful, but also held a power of refreshment and renewal.  
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'''Faelivrin''' was the name that [[Gwindor]] bestowed upon [[Finduilas]], the daughter of King [[Orodreth]] of [[Nargothrond]], due to his love for her beauty.  This name referred to "the gleam of the sun on the pools of Ivrin".<ref>{{S|Turin}}</ref>  Finduilas had loved Gwindor (they had been betrothed before the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]]) but soon her heart turned to the man that Gwindor had brought into the Elven kingdom, [[Túrin]].<ref>{{CH|10}}</ref>
  
[[Gwindor]] was an [[Elf]] of [[Nargothrond]] who was inspired by the waters of Eithel Ivrin. From them, he gave a new name to his beloved [[Finduilas of Nargothrond|Finduilas]], calling her Faelivrin, which is interpreted as 'the gleam of the sun on the pools of Ivrin'.
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Latest revision as of 04:25, 16 March 2012

Faelivrin was the name that Gwindor bestowed upon Finduilas, the daughter of King Orodreth of Nargothrond, due to his love for her beauty. This name referred to "the gleam of the sun on the pools of Ivrin".[1] Finduilas had loved Gwindor (they had been betrothed before the Nirnaeth Arnoediad) but soon her heart turned to the man that Gwindor had brought into the Elven kingdom, Túrin.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Túrin in Nargothrond"