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Talath Dirnen

Talath Dirnen
Physical Description
TypePlain
LocationBetween the Narog and Sirion Rivers in West Beleriand
RealmsNargothrond
InhabitantsNone
DescriptionHigh moorlands[1]

Talath Dirnen, the Guarded Plain, was the empty land between Nargothrond and Doriath in West Beleriand. In its eastern part was the lone hill of Amon Rûdh.[2] The plain, although uninhabited, was watched by the scouts and spies of Nargothrond.[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Of Mîm the Dwarf", p. 127
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "Túrin among the Outlaws", p. 110