Hill of Guard
The Hill of Guard or Amon Tirith was the outlying hill on which Minas Tirith was built. It joined Mindolluin by a narrow shoulder which rose to the height of the fifth wall of the city. It was originally called Amon Anor (S. 'Hill of the Sun').
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 772
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Carl F. Hostetter (ed.), The Nature of Middle-earth