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'''Haudh-en-Elleth''' ([[Mound of the Elf-maid]]) was the grave of [[Finduilas]] of [[Nargothrond]] that stood near the [[Crossings of Teiglin]] on the western borders of the [[Forest of Brethil]].
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'''Haudh-en-Elleth''' was the grave of [[Finduilas]] of [[Nargothrond]] that stood near the [[Crossings of Teiglin]] on the western borders of the [[Forest of Brethil]].<ref>{{S|21}}</ref>  [[Turin]] would not allow [[Orcs]] to draw near to the mound.<ref>{{CH|13}}, p. 197</ref>  On one of his forays to battle Orcs near the Crossings, Turin discovered [[Niënor]] his sister (whom he did not know) upon the mound, naked and cowering from a storm.<ref>{{CH|15}}, p. 214</ref>  Later Turin met [[Mablung]] at the mound and learned that Niënor was indeed his sister.<ref>{{CH|18}}, p. 253</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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''Haudh-en-Elleth'' is a [[Sindarin]] name glossed as "Mound of the Elf-maid" or "mound (grave) of the Noldorin maid".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 141</ref>
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Latest revision as of 18:12, 18 June 2012

Haudh-en-Elleth by Alan Lee

Haudh-en-Elleth was the grave of Finduilas of Nargothrond that stood near the Crossings of Teiglin on the western borders of the Forest of Brethil.[1] Turin would not allow Orcs to draw near to the mound.[2] On one of his forays to battle Orcs near the Crossings, Turin discovered Niënor his sister (whom he did not know) upon the mound, naked and cowering from a storm.[3] Later Turin met Mablung at the mound and learned that Niënor was indeed his sister.[4]

[edit] Etymology

Haudh-en-Elleth is a Sindarin name glossed as "Mound of the Elf-maid" or "mound (grave) of the Noldorin maid".[5]

[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, "The Coming of Túrin into Brethil", p. 197
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Niënor in Brethil", p. 214
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Death of Túrin", p. 253
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 141