The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 1 December 2004
  • Updates planned: 2

Calmindon

The Light-tower of Tol Uinen

Tol Uinen was an island in the long bay of Rómenna that ran into the eastern coastlands of Númenor. The island was sacred to Uinen herself, and it was here that the Guild of Venturers often berthed their guild-ship Eämbar. The Great Captain of the Guild, Aldarion, built a tall tower on the island to carry a beacon as a warning to ships in the bay. He called this tower Calmindon, a name which is simply Elvish for 'Shining tower' or 'Light-tower'.


See also...

Tol Uinen

For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Website services kindly sponsored by Axiom Software Ltd.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 2004. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.