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The '''Sea-ward Tower''', or '''Tirith Aear''' in [[Sindarin]], was a tower situated in or near [[Dol Amroth]].<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "Preface", in ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''.</ref> A verse recorded in the [[Red Book of Westmarch|Red Book]] tells of "one slow bell high in the Seaward Tower".<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon", in ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''.</ref>
The '''Sea-ward Tower''' was a tower situated in or near [[Dol Amroth]]. In [[Sindarin]], the name of the tower was '''Tirith Aear'''.<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "Preface", in ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''</ref> A verse recorded in the [[Red Book of Westmarch|Red Book]] tells of "one slow bell high in the Seaward Tower".<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon", in ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''</ref>
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==Adaptations==
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==Portrayal in adaptations==
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The Sea-ward Tower is conceived to have been constructed as a refuge for the Elves of Edhellond by the Sinda lord Amroth, between 1600 and 1620 of the Second Age. Tirith Aear is further said to have been used by Galadriel, who installed "a huge bronze bell in its highest chamber in T.A. 1". A full layout of the tower is provided.<ref>''[[MERP: Southern Gondor, The Land]]''</ref>
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:The Sea-ward Tower is conceived to have been constructed as a refuge for the Elves of [[Edhellond]] by the Sinda Lord [[Amroth]], between {{SA|1600}} and {{SA|1620}}. It is also said to have been used by Galadriel, who installed "a huge bronze bell in its highest chamber" in {{TA|1}}. A full layout of the tower is provided.<ref>''[[MERP: Southern Gondor, The Land]]''.</ref>
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Revision as of 22:18, 17 August 2010

The Sea-ward Tower, or Tirith Aear in Sindarin, was a tower situated in or near Dol Amroth.[1] A verse recorded in the Red Book tells of "one slow bell high in the Seaward Tower".[2]

Portrayal in adaptations

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The Sea-ward Tower is conceived to have been constructed as a refuge for the Elves of Edhellond by the Sinda Lord Amroth, between S.A. 1600 and S.A. 1620. It is also said to have been used by Galadriel, who installed "a huge bronze bell in its highest chamber" in T.A. 1. A full layout of the tower is provided.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Preface", in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon", in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.
  3. MERP: Southern Gondor, The Land.