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Stone of the Hapless

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The '''Stone of the Hapless''' was the hallowed stone on the banks of the River [[Teiglin]] that commemorated [[Túrin]] and [[Nienor Níniel]], and [[Morwen]] their mother.
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The '''Stone of the Hapless''' was the hallowed stone on the banks of the River [[Teiglin]] that commemorated [[Túrin]] and [[Nienor Níniel]], and [[Morwen]] their mother. It was also called the [[Standing Stone]] and [[Talbor]].
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Later, during the drowning of Beleriand, the site of the Stone of the Hapless did not drown but remained as an island instead.
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Sources: [[Silmarillion]],  275-276; [[The War of the Jewels|HoME XI]], 257.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:55, 24 January 2007

The Stone of the Hapless was the hallowed stone on the banks of the River Teiglin that commemorated Túrin and Nienor Níniel, and Morwen their mother. It was also called the Standing Stone and Talbor.

Later, during the drowning of Beleriand, the site of the Stone of the Hapless did not drown but remained as an island instead.


Sources: Silmarillion, 275-276; HoME XI, 257.