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Dates
Founded in I 469; abandoned I 503
Location
The island of Tol Galen, the Green Isle in the river Adurant in southern Ossiriand
Origins
Chosen as a dwelling place for Beren and Lúthien after their return from Mandos
Race
Beren was a Man, and Lúthien was an Elf
Source
Adurant flowed westward around the isle from its sources in the Blue Mountains
Outflow
Adurant flowed on to meet Gelion
Meaning
A reference to its inhabitants Beren and Lúthien, both of whom had died and were returned to life
Other names

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Land of the Dead that Live

The island of Dor Firn-i-Guinar

Dor Firn-i-Guinar, the name given to the green island of Tol Galen during the time that Beren and Lúthien dwelt there.


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  • Updated 29 June 2020
  • Updates planned: 2

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