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Ras Mewrim

Ras Mewrim was a headland on the coastline south-west of Eglarest, in the land of the Falas in Beleriand.[1] The name only appears in the later additions to the Second 'Silmarillion' Map.

Bar-in-Mŷl‎, the "Home of the Gulls", was another name for the headland in the essay "Quendi and Eldar".[2] The name was first typed Bar-in-Gwael, but Tolkien later changed it to Bar-in-Mŷl and added the translation.[3]

[edit] Etymology

The Sindarin name Bar-in-Mŷl consists of bar ("home") and mŷl ("gulls").

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beleriand its Realms (Chapter 11)", pp. 184, 190.
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", pp. 378-379.
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 418 (note 8).