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Rath Dínen

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Behind the [[Closed Door]], [[Fen Hollen]], in the sixth circle of [[Minas Tirith]], lay a steep, winding pathway that led down beneath the shadow of [[Mindolluin]] to '''Rath Dínen''', the '''[[Silent Street]]'''. This was the street that ran between the [[Houses of the Dead]], where the great of [[Gondor]], Kings and Stewards alike, were laid after death.
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'''Rath Dínen''' was the main street that ran between to the [[Hallows]] of [[Minas Tirith]], the [[Houses of the Dead]], where the great of [[Gondor]], Kings and Stewards alike, were laid after death.
  
The [[Kings of Gondor]] were buried in mansions or domed tombs, and the Street was lined with images of those who lay there. The [[Stewards]] had a House apart from the tombs of the Kings, the [[House of Stewards]], where [[Denethor]] perished in 3019 ([[Third Age]]).
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A steep, winding pathway behind [[Fen Hollen]], in the sixth circle of the City that led down beneath the shadow of [[Mindolluin]] to Rath Dínen.
  
When the seedling of the [[White Tree]] was found on the slopes of Mindolluin by [[Gandalf]], the [[Dead Tree]] that had stood in the courts of Minas Tirith was laid in Rath Dínen, and the [[Hobbits]] [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] and [[Peregrin Took]], of the [[Company of the Ring]], were also given a place there after their deaths, beside the tomb of King [[Aragorn Elessar]].
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The Street was lined with images of those who lay there. The [[Stewards]] had a House apart from the tombs of the Kings, the [[House of the Stewards]], where [[Denethor]] perished in [[Third Age 3019]].
  
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When the seedling of the [[White Tree]] was found on the slopes of Mindolluin by [[Gandalf]], the [[Dead Tree]] that had stood in the courts of Minas Tirith was laid in Rath Dínen.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:18, 17 January 2009

Rath Dínen was the main street that ran between to the Hallows of Minas Tirith, the Houses of the Dead, where the great of Gondor, Kings and Stewards alike, were laid after death.

A steep, winding pathway behind Fen Hollen, in the sixth circle of the City that led down beneath the shadow of Mindolluin to Rath Dínen.

The Street was lined with images of those who lay there. The Stewards had a House apart from the tombs of the Kings, the House of the Stewards, where Denethor perished in Third Age 3019.

When the seedling of the White Tree was found on the slopes of Mindolluin by Gandalf, the Dead Tree that had stood in the courts of Minas Tirith was laid in Rath Dínen.