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'''Hathaldir''' was one of the the thirteen men who fled into outlawry after the fall of [[Dorthonion]] in the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). Led by [[Barahir]] and his son [[Beren]], this small band retreated into the highlands above their invaded homes, where they waged a secret war against [[Morgoth]]'s forces for a time. At last, they were betrayed by [[Gorlim the Unhappy]], and Hathaldir was slain with almost all the others (only Beren escaped death).  
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'''Hathaldir''' was one of the the thirteen men who fled into outlawry after the fall of [[Dorthonion]] in the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). Led by [[Barahir]] and his son [[Beren]], this small band retreated into the highlands above their invaded homes, where they waged a secret war against [[Morgoth]]'s forces for a time.<ref name="Fin">{{S|Fingolfin}}</ref> At last, they were betrayed by [[Gorlim the Unhappy]], and Hathaldir was slain with almost all the others (only Beren escaped death).<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref>
  
We know almost nothing else of Hathaldir's life, but it seems fair to assume from his title "Hathaldir the Young" that he was the youngest of Barahir's outlaw companions.
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We know almost nothing else of Hathaldir's life, but it seems fair to assume from his title "Hathaldir the Young"<ref name="Fin"/> that he was the youngest of Barahir's outlaw companions.
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Revision as of 01:56, 15 September 2011

Hathaldir was one of the the thirteen men who fled into outlawry after the fall of Dorthonion in the Dagor Bragollach ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). Led by Barahir and his son Beren, this small band retreated into the highlands above their invaded homes, where they waged a secret war against Morgoth's forces for a time.[1] At last, they were betrayed by Gorlim the Unhappy, and Hathaldir was slain with almost all the others (only Beren escaped death).[2]

We know almost nothing else of Hathaldir's life, but it seems fair to assume from his title "Hathaldir the Young"[1] that he was the youngest of Barahir's outlaw companions.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"


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