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Dates
Used after Galadriel and Celeborn took up the rule of Lórien after the loss of Amroth in III 19811; Galadriel departed from the Galadhrim in III 3021, having held the title for some 1,040 years
Location
Lórien, on the western banks of Anduin
Race
Division
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Pronunciation
Galadhrim is pronounced 'gala'thrim' ('th' as in English 'these')
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After the loss of Amroth, the rulership of Lórien was taken up by Celeborn and Galadriel; the Silvan people of that land were known as Galadhrim, the tree people, hence this title of Galadriel.


Notes

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It's unclear whether Galadriel and Celeborn came to Lórien immediately after the loss of Amroth, so the exact dating of this title is open to question. It seems likely that it would have come into use within, at most, a few decades of III 1981.

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