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'''Gostir''' was the name of one of the [[Dragons]] of [[Morgoth]] about whom almost nothing is known.Gostir, the ancient "Dread-glance," was a powerful enchanter who resided in the mountains of Barl Syrnac north of Rhûn. He was a pure white Cold-drake renowned for his burning red eyes and terrifying countenance. Gostir could frighten a foe to submission or even death with his gaze. Fortunately for the local Lossoth, Umli, and Lotani peoples, however, he feds mostly on herd animals and large water mammals.
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'''Gostir''' was the name of one of the [[Dragons]] of [[Morgoth]] about whom almost nothing is known.
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Gostir, the ancient "Dread-glance," was a powerful enchanter who resided in the mountains of Barl Syrnac north of Rhûn. He was a pure white Cold-drake renowned for his burning red eyes and terrifying countenance. Gostir could frighten a foe to submission or even death with his gaze. Fortunately for the local Lossoth, Umli, and Lotani peoples, however, he feds mostly on herd animals and large water mammals.{{Fact|Date=29 Jan 2014}}
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

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Gostir was the name of one of the Dragons of Morgoth about whom almost nothing is known.

Gostir, the ancient "Dread-glance," was a powerful enchanter who resided in the mountains of Barl Syrnac north of Rhûn. He was a pure white Cold-drake renowned for his burning red eyes and terrifying countenance. Gostir could frighten a foe to submission or even death with his gaze. Fortunately for the local Lossoth, Umli, and Lotani peoples, however, he feds mostly on herd animals and large water mammals.[citation needed]

Etymology

Gostir means "terrible sight" in Sindarin, from Gos - "horrible" and thîr - "opinion, expression, face."[1]

References

  1. The History of Middle-earth V, The Lost Road and Other Writings

 

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