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Dates
I 116 - I 510 (endured 394 years)
Location
West of Dorthonion, within the Encircling Mountains
Origins
Raised in secret by Turgon while his people dwelt in Nevrast
Race
Divisions
Culture
Family
Ruled by Turgon of the House of Fingolfin
Important peaks
Surrounded and concealed by the Encircling Mountains of the Echoriath; the city was raised on the hill of Amon Gwareth
Passes
The only entry to the city was via the old Dry River that led to the guarded pass of the Orfalch Echor
Pronunciation
ondoli'ndeh
Meaning
Other names

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  • Updated 13 December 2016
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Ondolindë

Rock of the Music of Water

Map of Ondolindë

'The Rock of the Music of Water', the original name of the city that became known as Gondolin.


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  • Updated 13 December 2016
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