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Tinuviel
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Post#1 » Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:19 pm

Alright, I'm confused.
I was just looking over a map of Middle Earth and of Beleriand,and I notice in Beleriand, the mountains of Ered Luin are in the very far east, but in Middle Earth, they're in the very far west. Was ALL of Beleriand swallowed up by Iluvatar?????? that part always confused me!

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Eldorion
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Post#2 » Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:05 pm

Iluvatar had nothing to do with it, but all of Beleriand except for the area of Ossiriand (called Lindon in the Third Age) was destroyed in the War of Wrath. The Blue Mountains to the east of Beleriand are the same Blue Mountains to the west of Eriador. If you get the chance to look at The Atlas of Middle-earth by Karen Wynn Fonstad (a generally accurate Tolkien scholar and cartographer) she stitches together the First and Third Age maps along the line of the Blue Mountains in order to give a single, larger map.

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Post#3 » Mon May 03, 2010 8:15 am

On a sor tof related point, if memory serves Ossiriand is one of the places the ent-wives may have gone- meaning sadly there is a good chance they all got drowned by the sea!! Seems a bit harsh mind and a bit upsetting for Yavanna yopu would think- wonder if she got annoyed at Eru for it.

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Post#4 » Mon May 03, 2010 8:25 am

I don't recall reading about that, though there were regular Ents in Ossiriand, or at least the forests south(west) of it. In one version of "The Ruin of Doriath" Beren's ambush of the Dwarves who had the Nauglamir was carried out with the help of Ents.

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Odo Banks
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Post#5 » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:42 pm

Yes, geography is important in Tolkien... mmmm... :ugeek: Yes, I agree with you Eldo and Mr Tyrant! :ugeek: Worth more thought... yes... indeed... :ugeek: Geography was it? ... Oh yes.... I will have to think more about this, I do believe... :mrgreen:

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Gandalfs Beard
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Post#6 » Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:41 am

By Jove. I've figured it out :idea: . Odo is trying to beat Eldo's post count and reach 2000 first. :lol:

GB

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Post#7 » Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:47 pm

I have to agree. :P I'm afraid I'm not quite as uninhibited a spammer as Odo is. :D In any event, he's already got me passed when we factor in Wisey, Mirabella, and Bifo. :lol:

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Odo Banks
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Post#8 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 1:22 am

I really don't know what you're getting at. And btw it's very poor form bringing my family into this! Poor form indeed! I hope GB knows how you're behaving - and does something about it!

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Gandalfs Beard
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Post#9 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:15 am

I'm not going to get any sleep again tonight am I? :roll:

GB

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Odo Banks
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Post#10 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:40 am

I'm beginning to think it was not a good idea that you began posting everywhere, GB. It's not just Viral now, it's a Pandemic!

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