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The isle was captured by Sauron in I 457; destroyed at the end of the First Age
In the Pass of Sirion, between Ered Wethrin and the Echoriath
Commanded by Sauron, a Maia; peopled by his Werewolves
Guarded the Pass of Sirion
tol in gow'rhoth
Other names
Isle of Werewolves, Sauron's Isle; originally known, before its capture by Sauron, as Tol Sirion


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The Isle of Werewolves

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The Isle of Werewolves; the name given the island in the upper reaches of the Sirion where Finrod built Minas Tirith, after its capture by Sauron.

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