859Re: [Lambengolmor] Re: Nurn and the Sea of Núrnen / Nûrnen
- Nov 21, 2005"Wayne G. Hammond" wrote :
> Edouard wrote:Sorry about the ref. but I was referring to _Nûrnen_ as printed in the
> > In the first edition of LOTR, the name is spelt _Nûrnen_ in Book 6,
> > Ch. V. However, on the general map it is "Sea of Nurnen". "Sea of
> > Núrnen" appears on the general map in the second edition. Who put
> > in the accent? J.R.R. Tolkien? C. Tolkien?
> In the copies of the first edition on our shelves, the name is
> printed in the text _Núrnen_, with an acute accent, not with a
chapter "The Black Gate is Closed", first edition, p. 244 (my copy 11th
> It has no accent on the map, but Christopher followed theThe original map by J.R.R. Tolkien has _Nûrnen_ (either with a circumflex
> usage on his father's working maps, which (according to Christopher's
> redrawings and comments in _The History of Middle-earth_) themselves
> had _Nurnen_, without accent.
or a macron, it is not clear). And in VIII:127, n. 5 there is _Nûrnen_.
Thanks for your answer.
So the mystery still remains... :-)
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