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Mounds of Mundburg

Mounds of Mundburg
Derivation of NameOE mundbeorg "Protecting Hill"
LocationBy the Anduin
Owned byGondor and Rohan
MakerGondorian and Rohirrim soldiers
AppearanceBurial mounds
ReferencesThe Return of the King

The Mounds of Mundburg was a place near Anduin where the dead of the Battle of Pelennor Fields were buried. The name of the mounds is the translation of Minas Tirith into the Rohirric equivalent Mundburg. The battle and the mounds were celebrated in the Song of the Mounds of Mundburg.[1]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"