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Brithombar

Brithombar
City
Matěj Čadil - Brithombar.jpg
"Brithombar" by Matěj Čadil
General Information
LocationFalas, at the mouth of the river Brithon
TypeCity
People and History
InhabitantsTeleri (Falathrim)
CreatedY.T. 1149[1]
DestroyedF.A. 473
EventsFall of the Falas

Brithombar was the western of the two Havens of the Falas, at the mouth of the River Brithon, from which it took its name.[2] It was occupied by the Falathrim until it was invaded and destroyed[3] in F.A. 473 along with its twin, Eglarest.[4]

[edit] Etymology

Brithombar comes from the name of the river Brithon, which means "pebbly", and -mbar "dwelling, house".

References

  1. "Annals"J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "The Annals of Aman": §70
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §256