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'''Ravenhill''' was an outlying hill beneath the height of [[Erebor]], the [[Lonely Mountain]].  It stood at the end of a ridge of high ground extending southwards from the mountain itself, overlooking the [[River Running]] and the valley of [[Dale]].<ref name=door>{{H|Doorstep}}</ref>  The [[Dwarves of Erebor]] built a guard-post on the hill, about five hours march from the Front Gate to the Mountain,<ref>{{H|Home}}</ref> and above its chamber for many years lived two intelligent [[ravens]], [[Carc]] and his wife.  It was they, and the ravens of hill, that gave it its name.<ref>{{H|Gathering}}</ref>
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'''Ravenhill''' was an outlying hill beneath the height of [[Lonely Mountain|Erebor]], the [[Lonely Mountain]].  It stood at the end of a ridge of high ground extending southwards from the mountain itself, overlooking the [[River Running]] and the valley of [[Dale]].<ref name=door>{{H|Doorstep}}</ref>  The [[Dwarves of Erebor]] built a guard-post on the hill, about five hours march from the Front Gate to the Mountain,<ref>{{H|Home}}</ref> and above its chamber for many years lived two intelligent [[ravens]], [[Carc]] and his wife.  It was they, and the ravens of hill, that gave it its name.<ref>{{H|Gathering}}</ref>
  
 
[[Thorin and Company]] made their first camp north of the hill as they reached Erebor.<ref name=door/>
 
[[Thorin and Company]] made their first camp north of the hill as they reached Erebor.<ref name=door/>

Revision as of 16:38, 16 June 2012

Ravenhill was an outlying hill beneath the height of Erebor, the Lonely Mountain. It stood at the end of a ridge of high ground extending southwards from the mountain itself, overlooking the River Running and the valley of Dale.[1] The Dwarves of Erebor built a guard-post on the hill, about five hours march from the Front Gate to the Mountain,[2] and above its chamber for many years lived two intelligent ravens, Carc and his wife. It was they, and the ravens of hill, that gave it its name.[3]

Thorin and Company made their first camp north of the hill as they reached Erebor.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "On the Doorstep"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Not at Home"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "The Gathering of the Clouds"