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Dates
Elrond founded Rivendell in II 1697; he passed over the Sea 29 September III 3021 (ruled 6,462 years)
Origins
Rivendell was founded as a stronghold of the Elves in Eriador after the fall of Eregion
Race
Divisions
Multiple (see the entry for Elrond for full details)
Culture
Settlements
Rivendell, in the western foothills of the Misty Mountains
Meaning
Rivendell is archaic English for a deeply cut valley

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Lord of Rivendell

A title of Elrond

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Eärendil
Elwing
Celebrían
Lord of
Rivendell

(Elrond)
Elros
Elladan
Elrohir
Arwen
Aragorn

(Aragorn was a descendant of Elrond's brother
Elros through many generations of Men)

A title of Elrond, who founded Rivendell as a refuge for the enemies of Sauron in the Second Age, and remained its Lord until the end of the Third Age.


See also...

Ford of Rivendell

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