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Glingal

Type: Artifacts

Meaning: hanging flame

Description:

The image of Laurelin made by Turgon in Gondolin.
There [in Gondolin] shining fountains played, and in the courts of Turgon stood images of the Trees of old, which Turgon himself wrought with elven-craft; and the Tree which he made of gold was named Glingal, and the Tree whose flowers he made of silver was named Belthil.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 15, Of the Noldor in Beleriand

[The] light which sprang from them filled all the ways of the city.

The War of the Jewels, HoME Vol 11, Part 2, Ch 12, Of Turgon and the Building of Gondolin

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 27Oct07

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