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Gilfanon

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Gilfanon
Elf
Biographical Information
Other namesAilios (earlier name)
Physical Description
GenderMale
"Now there happened that night to be present a guest both at their board and at their tale telling, and his name was Gilfanon"
The Book of Lost Tales Part One

Gilfanon was one of the oldest Elves on Tol Eressëa. It was he who told Eriol the tale of the Sun and the Moon in the Cottage of Lost Play.[1][2]

Gilfanon lived in the House of the Hundred Chimneys in Tavrobel.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Tale of the Sun and Moon", p. 174 ff
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Tale of the Sun and Moon", p. 175