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The plain was guarded from the foundation of Nargothrond in I 102 to its sack in I 495; it was destroyed in the War of Wrath at the end of the First Age
The lands to the north and east of Nargothrond, southwards from Brethil
Important peaks
Amon Rûdh rose to the northeast of the plain
ta'lath dee'rnen
Other names


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Talath Dirnen

The Guarded Plain

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The Guarded Plain, the empty lands between Nargothrond and Doriath in West Beleriand, guarded ceaselessly by the followers of Finrod Felagund.

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