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Glirhuin

A seer of Brethil

Túrin's grave-mound stood above the ravines and rapids of Teiglin, and later his mother Morwen was also buried in the same place by Húrin. Above the mound was a marker stone, which also commemorated Túrin's sister Niënor who had died in the waters below.

Glirhuin was a Man of Brethil who was both a seer and a poet, and he made a song about the grave of Húrin's family, and the Stone of the Hapless that marked it. Glirhuin claimed that the stone would stand even if the sea should flood the lands about. After the War of Wrath, the land was broken and the western ocean did indeed rush into those regions, but Glirhuin's prophecy proved true. The Stone of the Hapless remained above the waves as an island, and became known as Tol Morwen, 'Morwen's Isle'.


See also...

Stone of the Hapless

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