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Dates
An old settlement of the Petty-dwarves known as Bar-en-Danwedh during I 489
Location
On the summit of Amon Rûdh, south of Brethil
Origins
Made by the Petty-dwarves, and granted to the Gaurwaith in ransom
Race
Made by Petty-dwarves, but occupied by Men
Culture
Important peaks
Constructed within the peak of Amon Rûdh, the Bald Hill
Pronunciation
ba'r-e'n-da'nweth ('th' as in English 'these')
Meaning
Other names

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Bar-en-Danwedh

The House of Ransom

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The House of Ransom: the hidden house of Mîm the Petty-dwarf within Amon Rûdh, given over to Túrin and his band of outlaws in ransom for Mîm's life.


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