Annúminas (The Tower of the West, or maybe better Tower of the Sunset) was the first capital of the Kingdom of Arnor, in the northern part of Middle-Earth, for several centuries. It was founded by King Elendil, probably the S.A. 3320 , after the downfall of Númenor.
Good day to you all, friends, old and new! My apologies for the lack of updates in the last months – real life happened. But I’m back and I’m here with a slightly shorter article about the Elven architecture. I’ve been thinking how to treat this style, since there are many common elements between the different settlements we … More Elves and Art Nouveau
I’m still amazed from the nice response you are giving me, people. Thank you so much! It was a pleasure to be in Gondor for a couple of weeks, but now it is time to move somewhere else, for the moment. Today we will go to Rohan, in particular to Edoras. And from the white … More The Golden Hall of Edoras and the Vikings
First of all I would like to spend few lines to thank you all for the warm welcome! I did not expect such enthusiasm and I truly am glad and honored that you choosed to follow this blog! I hope I will not disappoint you, in the future. And my deepest thanks to Middle-Earth News for … More The Seven Levels of Minas Tirith… or Minos Tauros?
I want to start with my favorite city and one of the Seven Wonders of Middle-Earth: Minas Tirith. But first, a little bit of history, before starting with the real lecture! Minas Tirith, first known as Minas Anor (The Tower of the Sun), was built in the 3320 of the Second Age, by Númenóreans under … More The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith and the Romanesque Basilicas