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Stone of the Hapless

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Stone of the Hapless
Physical Description
TypeMemorial marker
LocationOn the river Taeglin
DescriptionA commemoration stone
General Information
Other namesStanding Stone, Talbor
EventsSinking of Beleriand

The Stone of the Hapless was the hallowed stone on the banks of the River Taeglin that commemorated Túrin and Nienor Níniel,[1] and Morwen their mother.

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Fate

Later, during the drowning of Beleriand, the site of the Stone of the Hapless did not drown (as predicted by Glirhuin, but remained as an island, Tol Morwen.[2]

Etymology

Talbor is Taliskan and the latter part of the word, bor, means 'stone'. [3]

References

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Doriath"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Wanderings of Húrin" (see especially Notes 15 and 55)