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Tol Sirion

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'''Tol Sirion''' was the island on the upper reaches of the River [[Sirion]] where [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]] built the tower of [[Minas Tirith in Beleriand|Minas Tirith]], renamed [[Tol-in-Gaurhoth]] (Isle of the Werewolves) after its capture by [[Sauron]].<ref>{{S|14}}</ref><ref>{{S|18}}</ref> It was called Wizard's Isle in the [[Lay of Leithian]].<ref>{{LB|3}}, ''passim''</ref>
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'''Tol Sirion''' was the island on the upper reaches of the River [[Sirion]] where [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]] built the tower of [[Minas Tirith (Beleriand)|Minas Tirith]], renamed [[Tol-in-Gaurhoth]] (Isle of the Werewolves) after its capture by [[Sauron]].<ref>{{S|14}}</ref><ref>{{S|18}}</ref> It was called Wizard's Isle in the [[Lay of Leithian]].<ref>{{LB|3}}, ''passim''</ref>
 
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Tol Sirion by Matěj Čadil

Tol Sirion was the island on the upper reaches of the River Sirion where Finrod Felagund built the tower of Minas Tirith, renamed Tol-in-Gaurhoth (Isle of the Werewolves) after its capture by Sauron.[1][2] It was called Wizard's Isle in the Lay of Leithian.[3]

Etymology

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand and its Realms"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "III. The Lay of Leithian", passim