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Hill of Guard

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<b>Hill of Guard</b>, translated from [[Sindarin]] <i>[[Amon Tirith]]</i>, is the hill on which [[Minas Tirith]] was built. It joined to the [[Mindolluin]] by a narrow shoulder "which rose to the height of the fifth wall" ([[The Lord of the Rings]] III/5., Ch. 1).
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The '''Hill of Guard''' or '''Amon Tirith'''<ref>{{HM|N}}, p. 772</ref> was the outlying hill on which [[Minas Tirith]] was build. It joined [[Mindolluin]] by a narrow shoulder which rose to the height of the fifth wall of the city.<ref>{{RK|MT}}</ref>
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Revision as of 22:28, 5 December 2010

The Hill of Guard or Amon Tirith[1] was the outlying hill on which Minas Tirith was build. It joined Mindolluin by a narrow shoulder which rose to the height of the fifth wall of the city.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 772
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"