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Submit a new link. Beleriand was destroyed during the War of Wrath. These are the same Ered Luin, Blue mountains. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Taur na Fuin earlier name became an island The name Beleriand refers either to the continent’s initial colonization by the Teleri who had been ferried to Beleriand upon the Isle of Balaror to the land’s great Bay of Balar in accordance with the name’s meaning, “land of Balar”.

Originally, its name referred only to the area around the Bay of Balarbut in time the name was also applied to the entire land.

Can we point to places on the map that exist in both epics? The pictures don’t work for me. This article or section needs citations.

Is Beleriand all underwater? It makes reading Silmalirion and The Children of Hurin much easier. MadTux 3, 19 You’re welcome, but Anver should get the accept.

This image places both of them incorrectly and therefore gives the impression that Beleriand is much bigger than it would have been. From this it may be inferred that the remnants of Utumno are under the Icebay of Forochel, giving you another correspondance between the LotR maps and the tales of the Silmarillion. In the Silmarillion we also read that after the Battle of the Powers which resulted in the first Chaining of Melkor: Beleriand is way too large.

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And remember NOT to put spoilers in your post titles! And to supplement their answers, a map from the LotR Wikia: This image is just someone’s guess in Photoshop. The river sank into the ground at the Fens of Sirionand reemerged below the Andram at the Gates of Sirion.


These are a strange, unfriendly people, remnant of the Forodwaith, Men of far-off days, accustomed to the bitter colds of the realm of Morgoth. To supplement Anver’s answer, here is another map, sourced from History of Middle Earth 7 The Treason of Isengardwhich contains an extended account of the first LotR map:.

It’s worth noting that the southern coast of the drowned lands in this map is conjectural it can belerians ever be as Tolkien never mapped it but consistent beleriahd “Many lesser bays were made between the Great Gulf and Helcaraxe far in the north” in the Silmarillion.

There are several things mentioned or hinted at in the Silmarillion about the eastern area beldriand the Elves awoke somewhere in the east and passed a lot of land on the way to Beleriand, and Men also came from there – but the narrative bsleriand for the first age takes place in Beleriand.

Could you make them a bit smaller? This seems to indicate that the Great Gulf is the Bay of Belfalas, assuming that it’s size in the First Age was comparable to it’s size in the Third. In that time the shape of Middle-earth was changed, and the Great Sea that sundered it from Aman grew wide and deep; and it broke in upon the coasts and made a deep gulf to the southward. So that’s where it is! All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

To quote from CT’s note regarding the Unfinished Tales redrawing:. Although Christopher Tolkien notes that “the fact is nowhere referred to”, it actually is; in HoME 7 Treason of IsengardChapter 6 Council of Elrond 1 text of “a single sheet of manuscript found in isolation” reads in part: Both take place in the ‘west’ of Arda, and Beleriand where most of The Silmarillion takes place is destroyed.

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Several of the answers to this question identify the common areas in the maps Tol Fuin, Tol Himling.

Map of Beleriand and the Lands to the North – Tolkien Gateway

The War of Wrath at the end of the First Age brought the destruction of the entire continent, and its descent into the sea. Little is known of the wanderings of the Nandor, whom he led away down Anduin: They sailed from the western shore, into the undying lands where some of the gods of the Arda live.

Of these the Bay of Balar was the chief So where is the Middle-earth of LotR?

Use the ‘search’ function before posting Some way to the west of it was a larger island named Tol Fuin, which must be the highest part of Taur-nu-Fuin.

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world! The final words of Galadriel to Treebeard at their parting at Isengard”Not in Middle-earth, nor until the lands that lie under the wave are lifted up again.

Beleriand was to the west of the middle earth we all love. Re-posts may be removed to avoid redundancy. Beleriand, before it sank veleriand the sea, was westwards of where the Shire is in the Third Age. If you are discussing something new, such as the recent Hobbit movies, please use spoiler tags as follows:. To supplement Anver’s answer, here is another map, sourced from History of Middle Mao 7 The Treason of Isengardwhich beldriand an extended account of the first LotR map: So you thought the entire book and film series wasn’t about saving where they lived, but saving another place called Middle-earth so they could go there?

To quote from CT’s note regarding the Unfinished Tales redrawing: Sign up using Email and Password. EricLippert – good find; also Belrriand farewell to him: