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Chapter 4, The First Summary and Analysis

This map was placed on an exam paper from the University of Leeds; some names of places seem not to be in texts prior to the Quenta. This was Tolkien's working map for several years. Two other sheets are included that show an Eastern or Western part along with it and they are annotated. The main map has Northern and Southern halves. Christopher Tolkien comments on every item in every map. This guide will only list a small number of entries of import.

The Northern map is where Angband is located during the period of Hurin's children and the Battle of Unnumbered Tears is placed here as well. Gondolin is listed, as is the Sirion river. On the Southern Half of the Map, one can find Doriah, the area where Luthien was caught by Celegorm and Nargothrond...

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