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Talk:Elvenking's Halls

It has been suggested to me by a reader that "Thranduil's halls" is rather a description than a proper name of the place (and that we should therefore stick a Template:Unnamed to the article). Any thoughts? --Morgan 22:41, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

Strictly speaking, as far as I know, the name "Thranduil's halls" doesn't appear anywhere. In The Hobbit the place is called "caves" or "halls" ("his halls", "my halls" by the Elvenking himself), and once at least (chapter 9) "Elven-king's palace" (which could be the best choice for a proper name; elsewhere also "king's palace", "the palace". Cf. also [Ch. 8]: "The king's cave was his palace"). The name "Elvenking's Halls" is actually mentioned by Tolkien as a title of one of his pictures, not included in The Hobbit, I suppose - if not in some of the newest editions? --Tik 01:22, 24 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the research, Tik. The reader (whom I suspect would like to remain incognito), also pointed to the name (or rather, the designation) used by Tolkien on the Map of Wilderland, namely the "Elvenking's Halls". We therefore have at least two occurences of "Elvenking's Halls". Would anyone object to moving this article to that name?--Morgan 14:09, 25 November 2013 (UTC)
+1 move. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 08:47, 1 December 2013 (UTC)