The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien
Dates
Curunír (Saruman) occupied the valley from III 2759 to III 3019 (260 years)
Location
Running into the Misty Mountains near their southern end
Race
Division
Order
Settlements
Source
The sources of the river Isen lay at the head of the valley
Pronunciation
na'n kooroo'neer
Meaning
Literally 'valley of Curunír (that is, Saruman)', though usually translated 'Wizard's Vale'
Other names

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 14 August 2018
  • Updates planned: 1

Nan Curunír

The valley of the Wizard Saruman

Map of Nan Curunír

The name given in the late Third Age to the valley in the southern feet of the Misty Mountains where Isengard stood. The name is taken from Curunír, the Elvish name of the Wizard Saruman, who dwelt there.


Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 14 August 2018
  • Updates planned: 1

For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 1999, 2001, 2018. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.

Website services kindly sponsored by Discus, the DISC profiling solution.
About DISC Sub-traits: Persistence (S/C) describes profiles that are single-minded, focused and diligent.
The Encyclopedia of Arda
The Encyclopedia of Arda
Menu
Homepage Search Latest Entries and Updates Random Entry