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In J.R.R. Tolkien's fictional universe of Middle-earth, two places are known as Lórien, both exceptionally beautiful. The first is the gardens of the Vala Irmo in Valinor (Irmo is sometimes called Lórien as well). J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ... A fictional universe is a cohesive fictional world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of nature. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... Irmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium. ... A map of Aman and Valinor A fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, Valinor (meaning Land of the Valar) is the realm of the Valar in Aman, the place to which they moved after being driven from Almaren by Melkor. ...


The second is a forest in Middle-earth proper, first settled by Nandorin Elves, but later enriched by Ñoldor and Sindar under Celeborn and Galadriel. This article is about forests as a massing of trees. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, the fictional Nandor (singular Nando) were Elves of Telerin descent, who left the Great Journey from Cuivienen to Valinor as the Elves reached the Hithaeglir (Misty Mountains). ... The Elves (always pluralized as such, never Elfs) are one of the races that appear in the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. ... The main part of this article relates to the last versions of Middle-earths history, and as such may controvert parts of The Silmarillion. ... In the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, the fictional Sindar (meaning Grey People, singular Sinda, although the later term was not generally used by Tolkien) are Elves of Telerin descent. ... The main part of this article relates to the version of Middle-earths history that is considered canon by most Tolkien fans who accept such labels (see: Middle-earth canon). ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Galadriel, the Lady of the Woods, was an Elf-queen of Middle-earth, ruler of the land of Lothlórien along with her husband Celeborn. ...

This forest, originally known by its Silvan names Laurelindórinan (Land of the Valley of Singing Gold) and Lórinand (Golden Valley), was renamed Lothlórien (Lórien of the Blossom) in memory of the Lórien the Ñoldor left behind; but the name was often shortened to Lórien ("Land of Gold", although it carried within it also the meaning of "dream"). Galadriel's magic, later revealed as the power of her Ring, enriched the land and made it a magic forest into which evil cannot enter. Other names given to the land include the Rohirric name Dwimordene (from dwimor "phantom", an allusion to the perceived magic of the Elves), and the Westron name The Golden Wood. Wood-elves are Elves that live in forest or wood, often also called Silvan Elves. ... This article is about the physical-geographic term. ... General Name, Symbol, Number Gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11 (IB), 6, d Density, Hardness 19300 kg/m3, 2. ... The Rings of Power or Great Rings are fictional artifacts from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In the fictional world of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien, Rohirric is the language of the Rohirrim of Rohan. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, the Westron or Common Speech is the closest thing to a universal language, at least at the time during which The Lord of the Rings is set. ...


Lórien, like Mirkwood, was settled by Silvan Elves of Nandorin descent some time during the First Age. By the Second Age, Sindarin Elves had enriched its population, and they were ruled by a Sindarin lord, Amdîr. The last Sindarin Lord of Lórien was Amroth, who went to Edhellond near Dol Amroth in south Gondor in search of Nimrodel, and was lost at sea. After his time the Silvan Elves of Lórien long had no lords, until Galadriel and her husband Celeborn travelled there from Eregion (Hollin). Mirkwood was a great wood east of the Misty Mountains in Rhovanion, in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth. ... Wood-elves are Elves that live in forest or wood, often also called Silvan Elves. ... In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, the fictional Nandor (singular Nando) were Elves of Telerin descent, who left the Great Journey from Cuivienen to Valinor as the Elves reached the Hithaeglir (Misty Mountains). ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the First Age began with the rise of the Sun and the arrival of the Ñoldor in the land Beleriand in Middle-earth, and ended with the overthrow of Morgoth. ... The Second Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... In the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, the fictional Sindar (meaning Grey People, singular Sinda, although the later term was not generally used by Tolkien) are Elves of Telerin descent. ... A lord is one who has power and authority. ... In Tolkiens Middle-earth, Amroth was the name of an Elf of Lórien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Edhellond was an ancient harbour in south Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Dol Amroth was a princedom which formed part of the kingdom of Gondor. ... Gondor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In Tolkiens Middle-earth, Nimrodel was the name of both a river and an Elf of Lórien. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Galadriel, the Lady of the Woods, was an Elf-queen of Middle-earth, ruler of the land of Lothlórien along with her husband Celeborn. ... The main part of this article relates to the version of Middle-earths history that is considered canon by most Tolkien fans who accept such labels (see: Middle-earth canon). ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Eregion or Hollin was a kingdom of the Ñoldorin Elves in Eriador during the Second Age, located near the West Gate of Khazad-dûm under the shadow of the Hithaeglir (Misty Mountains). ...


After Galadriel left for Valinor, the Elves of Lórien were ruled by their lord Celeborn alone, and the realm was expanded with a part of southern Mirkwood, but it appears to have slowly been depopulated during the Fourth Age until all Elves were gone. After Celeborn eventually left for Valinor, it is not clear who ruled in Lórien, and the golden mallorn trees, which were introduced by Galadriel, grew there no longer. A map of Aman and Valinor A fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, Valinor (meaning Land of the Valar) is the realm of the Valar in Aman, the place to which they moved after being driven from Almaren by Melkor. ... The Fourth Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, the mallorn (plural mellyrn - the word is Sindarin) is a kind of large tree. ...


Lórien was the only place where the golden mallorn grew in Middle-earth, brought there from Valinor by Lady Galadriel. (Later, a mallorn was planted in the Shire, a gift of Galadriel to Sam Gamgee.) Like Thranduil's Kingdom of northern Mirkwood, it was a wooded homeland of the Silvan Elves. It was located on the River Celebrant, southeast of Khazad-dûm. Samwise Gamgee (T.A. 2980-?; S.R. 1380-?), a character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world Middle-earth, is Frodo Baggins servant who proves to be the most loyal of the Fellowship of the Ring. ... King Thranduil was a character in the fictitious world of Middle-earth created by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Mirkwood was a great wood east of the Misty Mountains in Rhovanion, in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth. ... In Tolkiens Middle-earth, the river Celebrant was a stream rising in the eastern Misty Mountains near the exit from Moria. ... This article is about the fictional underground city. ...


 
 

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