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'''Tauriel''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Mirkwood]]. She has been described as a warrior and head of the Wood-elf guard.<ref name=ComingSoon>[http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=86291 "Evangeline Lilly on Her ''Hobbit'' Character Tauriel"], ComingSoon.net, 25 January 2012 (accessed 14 March 2012)</ref> Her character was invented by [[Peter Jackson]] for [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film series)]] and will be played by [[Evangeline Lilly]].<ref name="PJCasting">{{webcite|author=[[Peter Jackson]]|articleurl=http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150286515141558|articlename=The Hobbit Casting Update|dated=19-June-2011|website=[http://www.facebook.com/ Facebook]|accessed=22-Dec-2011}}</ref>
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[[File:The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug - Tauriel.jpg|Tauriel in [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film series)]]|thumb|250px]]
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'''Tauriel''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Mirkwood]]. She has been described as a warrior and head of the Wood-elf guard.<ref name=ComingSoon>[http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=86291 "Evangeline Lilly on Her ''Hobbit'' Character Tauriel"], ComingSoon.net, 25 January 2012 (accessed 14 March 2012)</ref> Her character was invented by [[Peter Jackson]] and [[Fran Walsh]] for [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film series)]] and was portrayed by [[Evangeline Lilly]].<ref name="PJCasting">{{webcite|author=[[Peter Jackson]]|articleurl=http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10150286515141558|articlename=The Hobbit Casting Update|dated=19-June-2011|website=[http://www.facebook.com/ Facebook]|accessed=22-Dec-2011}}</ref>  
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In ''[[The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug]]'', when the [[Woodland Realm]] captures [[Thorin and Company]], Tauriel takes a bit of an interest in the young [[Kíli]]. When she learns of his being struck by a poisoned arrow by [[Bolg]] in the Company's escape from custody in wine barrels, she goes after him in hopes of healing his wound. [[Legolas]] (who secretly fancies her) joins her in pursuit of the [[Orcs]] who were after the company. The two of them manage to reach them in [[Lake-town]] and kill many of them, while Tauriel also manages to heal Kíli with [[Athelas]] found on the premises.
  
 
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==Etymology==
"Tauriel" means "daughter of Mirkwood"<ref name="PJCasting"/> or more literally, "daughter of [the] forest" (see ''[[taur]]'').
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''Tauriel'' means "daughter of Mirkwood"<ref name="PJCasting"/> or more literally, "daughter of [the] forest" (see ''[[taur]]'').
  
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*[[:Category:Images of Tauriel|Images of Tauriel]]
  
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*[http://middle-earth.xenite.org/2013/12/16/is-tauriel-in-the-book-the-hobbit/ Question: Is Tauriel in the Book, the ''Hobbit''?] by [[Michael Martinez]]
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Tauriel is a concept which has only appeared in an adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Tauriel was a Silvan Elf of Mirkwood. She has been described as a warrior and head of the Wood-elf guard.[1] Her character was invented by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh for The Hobbit (film series) and was portrayed by Evangeline Lilly.[2]

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, when the Woodland Realm captures Thorin and Company, Tauriel takes a bit of an interest in the young Kíli. When she learns of his being struck by a poisoned arrow by Bolg in the Company's escape from custody in wine barrels, she goes after him in hopes of healing his wound. Legolas (who secretly fancies her) joins her in pursuit of the Orcs who were after the company. The two of them manage to reach them in Lake-town and kill many of them, while Tauriel also manages to heal Kíli with Athelas found on the premises.

[edit] Etymology

Tauriel means "daughter of Mirkwood"[2] or more literally, "daughter of [the] forest" (see taur).

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[edit] References

  1. "Evangeline Lilly on Her Hobbit Character Tauriel", ComingSoon.net, 25 January 2012 (accessed 14 March 2012)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Peter Jackson, "The Hobbit Casting Update" dated 19 June 2011, Facebook (accessed 22 December 2011)