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Rathlóriel

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'''Rathlóriel''' was the later name for the River [[Ascar]], the northernmost of the six rivers that flowed through [[Ossiriand]]. Its name was changed after [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]] led a force of [[Laiquendi]] to defeat a band of the [[Dwarves of Nogrod]] on its banks. The Dwarves had sacked the kingdom of [[Doriath]], and with their defeat, the treasuries of [[Menegroth]] were emptied into the river. After that time it was known as '''[[Goldenbed]],''' or Rathlóriel in [[Elvish]].
 
'''Rathlóriel''' was the later name for the River [[Ascar]], the northernmost of the six rivers that flowed through [[Ossiriand]]. Its name was changed after [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]] led a force of [[Laiquendi]] to defeat a band of the [[Dwarves of Nogrod]] on its banks. The Dwarves had sacked the kingdom of [[Doriath]], and with their defeat, the treasuries of [[Menegroth]] were emptied into the river. After that time it was known as '''[[Goldenbed]],''' or Rathlóriel in [[Elvish]].
 
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Revision as of 01:09, 21 February 2010

Rathlóriel was the later name for the River Ascar, the northernmost of the six rivers that flowed through Ossiriand. Its name was changed after Beren led a force of Laiquendi to defeat a band of the Dwarves of Nogrod on its banks. The Dwarves had sacked the kingdom of Doriath, and with their defeat, the treasuries of Menegroth were emptied into the river. After that time it was known as Goldenbed, or Rathlóriel in Elvish.

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