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<b>Geleriand</b> is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which J.R.R. Tolkien "jotted down - - - on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]] [of Leithian]" (HoME III, 160).
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<b>Geleriand</b> is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] jotted down "on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]]" (of Leithian) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.
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All in all there were eight of these names: [[Golodhinand]], [[Noldórinan]], [[Geleriand]], [[Bladorinand]], [[Belaurien]], [[Arsiriand]], [[Lassiriand]], [[Ossiriand]].<ref>{{LB|C1}}</ref>
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[[Category:Non-canon locations]]

Latest revision as of 00:06, 1 February 2013

Geleriand is one of the rejected names of Beleriand which J.R.R. Tolkien jotted down "on a page of rough working for the opening of the Lay" (of Leithian) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.

All in all there were eight of these names: Golodhinand, Noldórinan, Geleriand, Bladorinand, Belaurien, Arsiriand, Lassiriand, Ossiriand.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "III. The Lay of Leithian: Canto I (Of Thingol)"