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Nan Elmoth

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'''Nan Elmoth''' was the forest in [[Beleriand]] east of [[Doriath]] and south of the River [[Celon]].
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'''Nan Elmoth''' was the forest in [[Beleriand]] east of [[Doriath]] and south of the River [[Celon]]. One of the two roads that the [[Dwarves]] took from [[Blue Mountains]] towards Beleriand passed near Nan Elmoth. There the trees grew to be the tallest and darkest in Beleriand, blocking the sun entirely from the forest floor.
  
[[Melian]] enchanted [[Thingol]] in Nan Elmoth, before they founded the realm of Doriath. Later the trees grew to be the tallest and darkest in Beleriand, blocking the sun entirely from the forest floor, and [[Eöl]] the Dark Elf dwelt there. Nan Elmoth was held to be part of Doriath, and Eöl paid Thingol with the black sword [[Anglachel]] as a fee for living there.
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[[Melian]] met [[Thingol]] in Nan Elmoth, before they founded the realm of Doriath. Years later, [[Eöl]] the [[Dark Elf]] dwelt there. Nan Elmoth was held to be part of Doriath, and Eöl paid Thingol with the black sword [[Anglachel]] as a fee for living there.
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==References==
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*''[[The Silmarillion]]'', [[Of Maeglin]]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:04, 2 August 2008

Nan Elmoth was the forest in Beleriand east of Doriath and south of the River Celon. One of the two roads that the Dwarves took from Blue Mountains towards Beleriand passed near Nan Elmoth. There the trees grew to be the tallest and darkest in Beleriand, blocking the sun entirely from the forest floor.

Melian met Thingol in Nan Elmoth, before they founded the realm of Doriath. Years later, Eöl the Dark Elf dwelt there. Nan Elmoth was held to be part of Doriath, and Eöl paid Thingol with the black sword Anglachel as a fee for living there.

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