LOSSARNACH location map in middle earth

Location of Lossarnach in Middle-earth (marked in red)

Lossarnach was a region and fiefdom in Southern Gondor.

Known as the Vale of flowers, it was a fertile region lying south of the White Mountains. It was the region closest to Minas Tirith after Osgiliath.

Description Edit

The climate hovered near the moderate and the extreme with mild winters and hot, dry summers[1] and the terrain consisted of scattered woodlands on undulating lowlands.[2]

History Edit

At the end of the Third Age, its lord was the old Forlong the Fat, who led two hundred men to the aid of the city. Forlong was killed in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, but many of his men survived and accompanied Aragorn II Elessar on his way to the Black Gate, even though most of them were farmers.

Lossarnach was populated by many refugees from Ithilien and Osgiliath. During the War of the Ring, most women and children from Minas Tirith were sent there. Famous Lossarnachrim included the wise-woman Ioreth who served in the Houses of Healing of Minas Tirith, and Morwen Steelsheen, wife of King Thengel of Rohan.[citation needed]

Etymology Edit

Lossarnach was meant 'Snow (Sindarin) + arnach' and "Arnach" was of Mannish origin.[3]

Translations around the World Edit

Foreign Language Translated name
Arabic لوسسارناچه
Armenian Լոսսարնաճ
Belarusian Cyrillic Лоссарнач
Bengali লোসারনাচ
Bulgarian Cyrillic Лоссарнач
Georgian ლოსარნახი
Greek Λοσσαρναχ
Gujarati લોસાનોચ
Hebrew לוססארנאשה ?
Hindi ळोस्सर्नछ
Kannada ಲೊಸಾರ್ನಾಚ್
Kazakh Лоссарнацһ (Cyrillic) Lossarnach (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Лоссарнацh
Macedonian Cyrillic Лоссарнач
Marathi लॉसर्नच
Mongolian Cyrillic Лоссарнач
Nepalese ळोस्सर्नछ
Persian لوسسارناچه
Punjabi ਲੋਸ੍ਨਨਾਚ
Russian Лоссарнах
Serbian Лоссарнацх (Cyrillic) Lossarnach (Latin)
Sinhalese ළොස්සර්නඡ්
Tajik Cyrillic Лоссарначҳ
Tamil லோசார்நாத்
Telugu లొస్సరఞ్చ
Thai ฬโซซะรนะจห ?
Ukrainian Cyrillic Лоссарнах
Urdu لعثسآرنچ

References Edit

  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, Thematic Maps, "Climate"
  2. The Atlas of Middle-earth, Thematic Maps, "Vegetation"
  3. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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