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Thranduil

Meaning: Halls of Star Shadow

Location(s): Greenwood the Great (Eryn Galen), Mirkwood (Taur-e-Ndaedelos or Taur-nu-Fuin), Eryn Lasgalen

Race/Species: Elf

Type/Kind: Sindar

Title(s): King of Mirkwood

Dates: II - IV

Parents: Oropher - father

Children: Legolas Greenleaf

Description:
"...at the head of a long line of feasters sat a woodland king with a crown of leaves on his golden hair."
Ch VIII, Flies and Spiders, The Hobbit.

Notes, Part Three: The Third Age, note 14, Unfinished Tales.



In a great hall with pillars hewn out of the living stone sat the Elvenking on a chair of carven wood. On his head was a crown of berries and red leaves, for the autumn was come again. In the spring he wore a crown of woodland flowers. In his hand he held a carven staff of oak.
Chapter IX, Barrels out of Bond, The Hobbit

Contributors:
Dim Genesis 12.17.02, with thanks to Nath.

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