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Ban

Ban
Elf
Family
ChildrenBlodrin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ban was a Gnome, father of Blodrin, a member of the Gaurwaith. He is only mentioned in the earlier stages of the legendarium.[1][2]

His name in Old English is Bana.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "II. The Earliest 'Silmarillion' (The 'Sketch of the Mythology')", p. 28
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "III. The Quenta", pp. 123, 304
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "III. The Quenta: Appendix 2: The Horns of Ylmir", p. 210