What is Nimrodel in Lotr?

What is Nimrodel in Lotr?

Nimrodel was an Elf-maid of Lothlórien, beloved of Amroth. She travelled into the southern lands of Middle-earth and became lost in the White Mountains about T.A. 1981.

Where is Nimrodel?

Nimrodel was the small river that rose in the eastern foothills of the Misty Mountains, and flowed east to meet the Celebrant on the western borders of Lothlórien.

What is Tolkiens Elves based on?

Tolkien derived his Elves from mentions in the ancient poetry and languages of Northern Europe, especially Old English. These suggested to him that elves were large, dangerous, beautiful, lived in wild natural places, and practised archery. He invented languages for the Elves, including Sindarin and Quenya.

Is Middle-earth mentioned in The Hobbit?

“Middle-earth” was consciously used by Tolkien to place The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and related writings.

Where is silverlode?

eastern Misty Mountains
Celebrant (translated as Silverlode) was a stream rising in the eastern Misty Mountains from the Mirrormere in the Dimrill Dale….

Other names Silverlode
Location Rhovanion
Type River
Regions Dimrill Dale, Lothlórien

Who was amroth?

Amroth was an Elven king of Lothlórien. Though he was descended from the Sindarin Elves, Amroth was pleased to adopt the customs of the Galadhrim and to live in a high house on Cerin Amroth, a hill in Lothlórien.

Do Elves sleep LOTR?

ANSWER: Yes, Elves sleep. There are numerous references to sleeping Elves and the beds they made for sleeping throughout Tolkien’s published books. Reader doubts about the Elves’ need for sleep appear to be inspired by Legolas’ semi-wakefulness during the pursuit of the Orcs who had taken Merry and Pippin prisoner.

Did Tolkien invent Hobbits?

As you may have guessed, hobbits are a fictional race born in Tolkien’s imagination. He even created an etymology for the word, making hobbit derive from holbylta, based on Old English roots meaning “hole-dweller.” Tolkien invented three groups of hobbits.

Was Middle-earth real?

So, to answer the question, “Is Middle-earth real?” Yes, Middle-earth is real but the stories are complete fiction. The geography used in the stories is also complete fiction. There is no historical riverland that looks like the vales of Anduin. The stories of Middle-earth are adventures in the imagination.

Where is the river Anduin?

Anduin was the river that crossed most of Middle-earth east of the Misty Mountains. Passing through many lands, it had received many names – Langflood by the ancestors of the Rohirrim, the Great River of Wilderland in the Westron of Rivendell and the Shire, and simply the Great River in Gondor.

Is Amroth Galadriel’s son?

Amroth was briefly the son of Galadriel and Celeborn, brother of Celebrían. In this version, he lived in Eregion and fled with Galadriel and Celebrían between TA 1350 and TA 1400. He was called as Ammalas in earlier writings, and was the lover of Inglorel (Nimrodel).