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


él “star”
ᴹQ. ostirion “fort”

ᴹQ. Elostirion loc.

See Q. Elostirion for discussion.

References ✧ TI/423; TII/Elostirion, Osgiliath; WR/81; WRI


él “star”
ostirion “fort” ✧ TI/423