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Talath Dirnen

Talath Dirnen
Plain
General Information
Other namesGuarded Plain
LocationBetween the Narog and Sirion/Teiglin Rivers in West Beleriand
TypePlain
DescriptionHigh moorlands[1]

Talath Dirnen, the Guarded Plain, was the empty land between Nargothrond and Doriath in Beleriand and belonged to the Realm of Nargothrond. 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]

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