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Tower of Ecthelion

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Though a [[White Tower]] had graced the highest point of [[Minas Tirith in Gondor|Minas Tirith]] since ancient times, it was rebuilt by Steward [[Ecthelion I]] some three centuries before the [[War of the Ring]], and so gained his name. The Tower of Ecthelion was used to bear the standard of the City, and - at least during the last years of the [[Third Age]] - held the [[palantíri|palantír]] known as the [[Anor-stone]].
 
Though a [[White Tower]] had graced the highest point of [[Minas Tirith in Gondor|Minas Tirith]] since ancient times, it was rebuilt by Steward [[Ecthelion I]] some three centuries before the [[War of the Ring]], and so gained his name. The Tower of Ecthelion was used to bear the standard of the City, and - at least during the last years of the [[Third Age]] - held the [[palantíri|palantír]] known as the [[Anor-stone]].
  
 
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Revision as of 19:05, 18 February 2006

Though a White Tower had graced the highest point of Minas Tirith since ancient times, it was rebuilt by Steward Ecthelion I some three centuries before the War of the Ring, and so gained his name. The Tower of Ecthelion was used to bear the standard of the City, and - at least during the last years of the Third Age - held the palantír known as the Anor-stone.