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An [[Elf-maiden]] of [[Doriath]], who lived in the woods near [[Menegroth]]. At the bidding of [[Melian]], she became the friend and tutor of [[Túrin]] during his boyhood years in Doriath. It was from Nellas' teaching that Túrin gained the Elf-like bearing and knowledge of [[Sindarin]] that led the people of Nargothrond to give him the name [[Adanedhel]], '[[Elf-Man]]'. After Túrin's accidental slaying of [[Saeros]], it was Nellas' account that earned him the forgiveness of the King (though he did not know this, having already exiled himself from the [[Hidden Kingdom]]).
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'''Nellas''' was an [[Elves|Elf-maiden]] of [[Doriath]], who lived in the woods near [[Menegroth]]. At the bidding of [[Melian]], she became the friend and tutor of [[Túrin]] during his boyhood years in Doriath. It was from Nellas' teaching that Túrin gained the Elf-like bearing and knowledge of [[Sindarin]] that led the people of [[Nargothrond]] to give him the name [[Adanedhel]], ''Elf-Man''. After Túrin's accidental slaying of [[Saeros]], it was Nellas' account that earned him the forgiveness of the King (though he did not know this, having already exiled himself from the [[Doriath|Hidden Kingdom]]).<ref>{{UT|Narn}}, ''Túrin in Doriath''</ref>
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Latest revision as of 22:26, 20 June 2012

Nellas was an Elf-maiden of Doriath, who lived in the woods near Menegroth. At the bidding of Melian, she became the friend and tutor of Túrin during his boyhood years in Doriath. It was from Nellas' teaching that Túrin gained the Elf-like bearing and knowledge of Sindarin that led the people of Nargothrond to give him the name Adanedhel, Elf-Man. After Túrin's accidental slaying of Saeros, it was Nellas' account that earned him the forgiveness of the King (though he did not know this, having already exiled himself from the Hidden Kingdom).[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)", Túrin in Doriath