The sister of Túrin, Nienor was born in Dor-lómin.
At the age of twenty, she ventured with her mother Morwen, to Doriath,
where her brother had been fostered. When her mother journeyed
to Narogthrond, she went in disguise. After Glaurung cast a spell
on her making her forget who she was, she was found by her brother.
Neither recognized the other and she eventually married Túrin,
who had called her Níniel, Tear-maiden. When Túrin
killed the dragon, the spell fell away and Nienor knew who she
was and whom she had married. In despair she threw herself off
Túrin | Dor-lómin | Morwen | Doriath | Narogthrond |
Glaurung | Lalaith | The
First Age of the Sun