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Taur-en-Faroth

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'''Taur-en-Faroth''' referred to the hills that lay above [[Finrod Felagund]]'s citadel of [[Nargothrond]]; they took their name (meaning '''Forest of the Hunters''') from the woodlands that grew there.
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| name=Taur-en-Faroth
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| etymology=[[S.]] ''[[taur]]'' "forest" + ''[[in]]'' "of" + ''[[faroth]]'' "hunters"
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| type=Forest/Hills
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| location=Meeting of the [[Narog]] and [[Ringwil]], west side of former
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| inhabitants=[[Noldor]], [[Dwarves]]
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| realms=[[Nargothrond]]
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| description=Wooded hills
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| events=[[Fall of Nargothrond]]
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| references=''[[Of Beleriand and Its Realms]]''
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'''Taur-en-Faroth''' were the great hills that lay above [[Finrod Felagund]]'s citadel of [[Nargothrond]]; they took their name ("Forest of the Hunters") from the woodlands that grew there.
  
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Revision as of 22:23, 18 June 2007

J.R.R. Tolkien - Nargothrond (II) (Colored by H.E. Riddett).jpg
Taur-en-Faroth
Physical Description
TypeForest/Hills
LocationMeeting of the Narog and Ringwil, west side of former
RealmsNargothrond
InhabitantsNoldor, Dwarves
DescriptionWooded hills
General Information
EtymologyS. taur "forest" + in "of" + faroth "hunters"
EventsFall of Nargothrond
ReferencesOf Beleriand and Its Realms

Taur-en-Faroth were the great hills that lay above Finrod Felagund's citadel of Nargothrond; they took their name ("Forest of the Hunters") from the woodlands that grew there.