What is the key of Barad-dûr?

“Barad-dûr” by J.R.R. Tolkien
General Information
Other names Lugburz (BS) Taras Lúna, Lúnaturco (Q) The Dark Tower
Location North-western Mordor, on the Plateau of Gorgoroth

What language is Barad-dûr?

Elvish language Sindarin
In Tolkien’s invented Elvish language Sindarin, Barad-dûr is from barad “tower” and dûr “dark”. It was called Lugbúrz in the Black Speech of Mordor, with the same meaning; it is composed of lug “tower” and búrz “dark”.

What is the meaning of Barad?

Barad is a Zoraster perisan name which means a gentleman and a great man of character and wisdom. Barad is a common name in the Maratha clan system and among the Savji people of India.

What language do the Nazgûl speak?

Tolkien describes the language as having two forms, the ancient “pure” forms used by Sauron himself, the Nazgûl, and the Olog-hai, and the more “debased” form used by the soldiery of Barad-dûr at the end of the Third Age. Little is known of the Black Speech except the inscription on the One Ring.

What does Barad dur mean in Quenya?

The Quenya versions of Barad-dûr are Taras Lúna (“Dark Tower”) and Lúnaturco (“Dark Stronghold”), never used within the narration. :22 Barad-dûr is portrayed as a simple fortress.

Where is Barad dur located on the map?

Barad-Dûr was built upon the end of a long southern spur of the Ered Lithui in the northern part of the Plateau of Gorgoroth. It stood about 30 miles east of Mount Doom and about 100 miles southeast of the Black Gate.

What happened to Barad dur?

Barad-dûr was completed by Sauron in the Second Age. It was destroyed following the victory of the Last Alliance of Elves and Men at the end of that age. Rebuilding began in the Third Age, 67 years before the War of the Ring. As the Dark Tower was held together by Sauron’s power, it collapsed upon the destruction of the One Ring .

Is the eye of Sauron in Barad dur?

It is depicted as a castle-like fortress on the side of a mountain. The Eye of Sauron is not a part of the tower; rather it appears in the skies of Mordor. For The Lord of the Rings films by Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor and his design team built a 25-foot high “bigature” of Barad-dûr for use in the film.