S. Minas Anor loc. “Tower of the (Setting) Sun”
Conceptual Development: When it first appeared in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s, the name N. Minas Anor was translated more literally as “Tower of the Sun” (TI/119).
References ✧ LotR/244; LotRI/Minas Anor, Tower of the (Setting) Sun; MRI/Minas Anor; PMI/Minas Anor; S/291; SA/minas, nár; SI/Minas Anor; UTI/Minas Anor
|minas||“tower, fort, city (with a citadel and central watch tower)”||✧ SA/minas|