Q. Elostirion loc. “*Star Fort”
- Q. Elostirion, loc. “*Star Fort”
The tallest of the white towers on the Emyn Beraid (S/292, UT/411 note #2). This name may be a compound of él “star” and [ᴹQ.] ostirion “fort”.
Conceptual Development: In Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, ᴹQ. Elostirion was a transient replacement for Osgiliath (TI/423, WR/81).
References ✧ S/292; SI; UTI
ᴹQ. Elostirion loc.
References ✧ TI/423; TII/Elostirion, Osgiliath; WR/81; WRI