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'''Tol Sirion''' was the island on the upper reaches of the River [[Sirion]] where [[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]]. It was called Wizard's Isle in the [[Lay of Leithian]].
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[[File:J.R.R. Tolkien - Tol Sirion (Colored by H.E. Riddett).jpg|thumb|''Tol Sirion'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] (coloured by H.E. Riddett)]]
 
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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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==Etymology==
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*''[[tol]]'' + ''[[sirion]]''
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==See also==
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*[[:Category:Images of Tol Sirion|Images of Tol Sirion]]
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{{references}}
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[[Category:Islands]]
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[[Category:Beleriand]]

Revision as of 16:53, 29 July 2012

Tol Sirion by J.R.R. Tolkien (coloured by H.E. Riddett)

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

See also

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