Methedras

From Tolkien Gateway
Methedras
Mountain
General Information
Pronunciationmeth-ed-ras
Other namesLast Mountain[1]
LocationSouthernmost peak of the Misty Mountains
TypeMountain

Methedras (Sindarin for "Last Peak") was the southernmost peak of the Misty Mountains.[2] Upon its eastern slopes sprang the Entwash River, which flowed into the western edge of Fangorn Forest, growing about the base of the mountain.[1]

To the south, Methedras stood above Isengard in the valley of Nan Curunír. The sources of the Isen River were upon the mountain.[3] On 3 March T.A. 3019[4] the Ents diverted the waters of the Isen to flow into Isengard, flooding its pits and creating a lake about the tower.[5]

Other versions of the legendarium[edit | edit source]

In the draft version of "The Riders of Rohan", Methedras was named Methen Amon. This name would be changed to Methendol before the final name of Methedras was adopted.[6]

References