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Encyclopedia > Edoras
Place from Tolkien's Legendarium
Edoras shown in red
Name Edoras
Description Seat of the Kings of Rohan
Constructed By Brego
Realm
 
Rohan
 
Lord Kings of Rohan
Type Capital City

Edoras is the grand mountain top capital city of Rohan. It is home to the Golden Hall of the king. The city of Edoras is built on a hill in a valley of the White Mountains by Rohan's second King, Brego son of Eorl the Young. Before this, Rohan's capital was at Aldburg in the Folde. J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... A legendarium is a book or series of books consisting of a collection of legends. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2000x1887, 160 KB) Map shows location of w:Edoras in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth marked in red. ... A name is a label for a thing, person, place, product (as in a brand name) and even an idea or concept, normally used to distinguish one from another. ... This is a list of kings of Rohan from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Brego was the second King of Rohan. ... A Realm is a primary synonym for a world usually other than our own. ... It has been suggested that Rohirrim be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of kings of Rohan from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... The White Mountains, a loose translation of the Sindarin Ered Nimrais (White-horn mountains), is a fictional mountain range in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... This is a list of kings of Rohan from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Brego was the second King of Rohan. ... Eorl the Young is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, lord of the Éothéod (T.A. 2501–2510) and King of Rohan (T.A. 2510–2545). ... Aldburg (OE. Old Fortress) is one of the oldest settlements of J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth in Rohan, It is recorded it was built by Eorl in the region known as the Folde, some miles to the southeast of Edoras. ...


Edoras is Rohan's only real city, and holds the Golden Hall of Meduseld. It is here that Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, and Gandalf meet with King Théoden. In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Meduseld was the great Golden Hall built in Edoras. ... Aragorn II, 16th Chieftain of the Dúnedain of the North (T.A. 2931 – F.A. 120), later crowned King Elessar Telcontar, 26th King of Arnor, 34th King of Gondor and First High King of the Reunited Kingdom, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world... In J. R. R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings, Gimli is a Dwarf of Durins Folk who is chosen to accompany Frodo Baggins as a member of the Fellowship of the Ring on the quest to destroy the One Ring. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings, Legolas Greenleaf is an Elf, a Sinda prince who becomes a member of the Fellowship of the Ring. ... Gandalf is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy epic, The Lord of the Rings. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings, Théoden was the seventeenth King of Rohan, and last of the Second Line. ...


Edoras and the rest of the Rohirrim were often called to war, to defend both Gondar and Rohan. They had green capes draped over them and carried green banners adorned with a white horse. They carried green shields emblazoned with a golden sun and were armed with spears and long sworda that were set with green Gems.


Edoras is built at the end of the valley of Harrowdale, which lies under the great mountain Starkhorn. The river Snowbourn flows past the city on its way west towards the Entwash. In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the Snowbourn was a river in Rohan. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the Entwash was a great river in Rohan, notable for its huge inland delta. ...


In Peter Jackson's film version, a fully realized set for Edoras was built on Mount Sunday in the upper reaches of the Rangitata Valley, near Erewhon. Peter Jackson in New York (USA), at the premiere of King Kong, December 5, 2005 Peter Jackson CNZM (born October 31, 1961, Pukerua Bay) is a New Zealand-born filmmaker best-known as the director of the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings, which he, along with Fran... The Rangitata River is one of the braided rivers that helped form the Canterbury Plains in southern New Zealand. ... Erewhon, or Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler published anonymously in 1872. ...


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Edoras - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (233 words)
The city of Edoras is built on a hill in a valley of the White Mountains by Rohan's second King, Brego son of Eorl the Young.
Edoras and the rest of the Rohirrim were often called to war, to defend both Gondar and Rohan.
Edoras is built at the end of the valley of Harrowdale, which lies under the great mountain Starkhorn.
IIS Testy - Clanky - Constructing Edoras (731 words)
The set for Edoras was located at Mt. Sunday, in the Rangatata Valley on the South Island of New Zealand, and it was about a 30 minute drive to the nearest town.
The main buildings of Edoras were built on a rock sticking out of a valley floor carved by glaciers thousands of years ago.
Edoras was built on such hard rock, and in such a high wind area, that we had to get a drilling team to put rock anchors into the ground.
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