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Androth

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Androth
Physical Description
TypeCaves
LocationMountains of Mithrim
RealmsHithlum
InhabitantsSindar and Edain
DescriptionCave-complex
General Information
EtymologyS. and "long" + roth "cave"

Androth (Sindarin, from and = "long" and roth = "cave") was the name of a complex of caves in the Mountains of Mithrim. After the Nirnaeth Arnoediad ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears"), Annael led some of the Sindar and Edain that survived the battle to the caves and took refuge there. Tuor was fostered by the Elves of Androth and later lived there as an outlaw.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin"