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Dates
Created shortly before the beginning of the First Age. Removed with the departure of Melian in I 502
Location
Encircling Doriath in central Beleriand, including the Forests of Neldoreth and Region, and the wood of Nivrim

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  • Updated 8 February 2012
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Girdle of Melian

The sorcerous web that protected Doriath

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The fence of enchantment set around Thingol's kingdom of Doriath by Melian his Queen, preventing entry into his land without his will and consent.


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