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Talk:Pass of Aglon

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Aglon does NOT mean "narrow". The word for narrow is "agor". The article anyway should be moved together with the Anach article. --Thalion 16:55, 7 September 2012 (UTC)

No, these articles shouldn't be merged, as they are clearly referring to two different passes (see Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North; Aglon located to the east of Ered Gorgoroth and Anach to the west of Ered Gorgoroth). Concerning the translation of Aglon: the name is given the translation "The Narrow Pass" in the Index to The Silmarillion (Robert Foster writes "S.: 'narrow pass'", The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 3).--Morgan 18:31, 7 September 2012 (UTC)
This article shares a "Should Be Merged" tag with the [[Aglon]] article. In The Silmarillion the location is referred to as "Aglon" and the "Pass of Aglon" interchangeably (and in the Grey Annals, paragraph 242 calls the area the "Gorge of Aglon"). I don't know how the merging process is handled but I have reworked this article so as to remove it from the "Sourceless" category. --Gamling 20:45, 9 March 2013
Great work, Gamling (as usual)! As far as I know there are no strict rules concerning the merging process. When I consider something to be somewhat controversial or complicated (like Talk:Thorin's letter), I personally seek the opinion of other editors before doing a merge. In a case like this, however, I wouldn't hesitate to be bold.--Morgan 21:00, 9 March 2013 (UTC)