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Type: Rivers & Lakes

Region: Gondor

Location: One of the five rivers of Lebennin, flowing southwest from Mount Mindolluin in Lossarnach to the Anduin; the South Road fords it at the Crossings of Erui (Ethraid Erui).


Map of Lebennin.
Lebennin and its environs, showing the River Erui.
Lebennin  'Five Rivers' (those being Erui, Sirith, Celos, Serni, and Gilrain), land between Ered Nimrais and Ethir Anduin; one of the 'faithful fiefs' of Gondor.

Unfinished Tales, Index

Silver flow the streams from Celos to Erui
In the green fields of Lebennin!

From Silver flow the streams from Celos to Erui
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 9, The Last Debate

There was a great battle in Lebennin at the Crossings of Erui, in which much of the best blood in Gondor was shed. Eldacar himself slew Castamir...; but Castamir's sons escaped, and... held out long at Pelargir.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of AnĂ¡rion

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 12Dec04, 31Aug10

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