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The Gladden Fields (Sindarin Loeg Ningloron) is a fictional location in J. R. R. Tolkien's universe of Middle-earth. The Gladden Fields are located in the vale of the Gladden river, a tributary of the Anduin. Sindarin is an artificial language (or conlang) developed by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... 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 map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... This article is about the fictional river Gladden. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Anduin or Great River of Wilderland is the longest river in the Third Age (the original Sindarin name means Long River), rising east of the Misty Mountains and flowing south through Wilderland and eastern Gondor. ...


At this place Isildur and his sons were ambushed by Orcs and killed. Isildur attempted to escape by jumping in to the Gladden, using the power of invisibility of the One Ring. But here the Ring slipped from Isildur's finger. Isildur landed on the other bank of the river where he was killed by Orcs looking for survivors of the ambush. In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, Isildur is a Dúnadan of Númenor, elder son of Elendil. ... Orc or Ork, an Old English word (orc-néas orc-corpses in Beowulf) for the undead monsters of Grendels race, was revived by J. R. R. Tolkien in his Middle-earth legendarium. ... The One Ring, also known as the Ruling Ring or the Great Ring of Power, is an artifact from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth universe. ...


It was here, twenty-five centuries after the ambush, that the hobbit Déagol retrieved the One Ring from the Gladden and he was killed by his cousin Sméagol, who became the evil creature called Gollum. Hobbits are a race from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth universe which first appears in the book The Hobbit. ... Déagol, from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth, was the Stoor Hobbit who became the third bearer of the One Ring, after Sauron and Isildur when he found the One Ring while diving in the Gladden river (a tributary to the Anduin) with his cousin... Gollum is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ...


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Gladden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (231 words)
Tolkien's fictional universe of Middle-earth, the River Gladden was a river of Rhovanion and a tributary to the Anduin.
After the Last Alliance of Elves and Men, Isildur, heir of Elendil and bearer of the One Ring, was assailed by Orcs near the Gladden Fields, and the One Ring was lost here in the Gladden river.
Much later during the Third Age some Stoors lived near the streams of Gladden, and from them came Déagol who found the ring, was killed by Sméagol (Gollum), who long held the Ring.
Gladden Fields - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (150 words)
The Gladden Fields (Sindarin Loeg Ningloron) is a fictional location in J.
The Gladden Fields are located in the vale of the Gladden river, a tributary of the Anduin.
It was here, twenty-five centuries after the ambush, that the hobbit Déagol retrieved the One Ring from the Gladden and he was killed by his cousin Sméagol, who became the evil creature called Gollum.
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