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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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Girdle of Melian

The sorcerous web that protected Doriath

Map of Doriath

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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