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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. It was also called the [[Standing Stone]] and [[Talbor]].  
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The '''Stone of the Hapless''' was the hallowed stone on the banks of the River [[Taeglin]] that commemorated [[Túrin Turambar|Túrin]] and [[Nienor Níniel]], and [[Morwen Eledhwen|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.
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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, [[Tol Morwen]].
  
 
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==References==
Sources: ''[[The Silmarillion]]'',  275-276; [[The War of the Jewels|HoME XI]], 257.
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* ''[[The Silmarillion]]'',  [[Of Túrin Turambar]].
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* ''[[The War of the Jewels]]'', [[The Wanderings of Húrin]].
  
 
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Revision as of 11:34, 23 May 2008

The Stone of the Hapless was the hallowed stone on the banks of the River Taeglin 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, Tol Morwen.

References