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Aerie

Aerie was an almost certainly mythical Elven realm probably invented by Bilbo Baggins for his poem Errantry where Aerie's Elven-knights dared a mariner.[1] The name is obviously fictional, made to resemble an Elvish one.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Errantry"
  2. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry Aerie
Legendary Locations in Arda
Mountains:  Astulat · Merlock Mountains
 Regions:  Belmarie · Fantasie · Sindanórie · Thellamie · Last Desert
Rivers:  Derrilyn
Other:  Aerie · Caverns of the Oaritsi · Gorbelgod · Tode