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Crown above Throne

Discussion in 'Discussions' started by Iru, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. Iru

    Iru Dirt Conaisseur
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    @AugustTheWarrior had notified me ingame about the Throne in the Halls of Gondor. It is described in text in the books that there was a crown above the Throne.

    "Suddenly Pippin was reminded of the hewn rocks of Argonath, and awe fell upon him, as he looked down that avenue of kings long dead. At the far end upon a dais of many steps was set a high throne under a canopy of marble shaped like a crowned helm; behind it was carved upon the wall and set with gems an image of a tree in flower - ROTK"

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    igured an architect could possibly add amendments to the room when possible @Credoo
     
  2. DSESGH

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    It's not really a crown, is it? I thought it was just describing the shape of the canopy.
     
  3. Portalrules333

    Portalrules333 Yellow flower puncher

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    Well, this seems to say that all that we need is the canopy to LOOK like a helm or crown, not actually be one. As long as we can have that, it`s fine!
     
  4. Indorilian

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    I'm not sure if the "canopy" is the dome and walls around the throne, but if it is, we can just add a crown mural/ carving around it.
     
  5. Glov

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    Me and Wheellee were thinking about this when working on the citadel. Originally we weren't sure if it was supposed to be like the roofing above the throne, or a canopy to the throne itself (like we have). We originally made a sort of crown shaped gazebo thingy over the throne but it felt too bulky so we removed it. Wheellee then added that small canopy thing above the seat and we settled with that (its sorta crown shaped? lol, you could make a more detailed one but it would get bulky again). On a side note. Why does a crown above a throne matter so much more than larger details such as, say.... the tower of ecthelion being attached to the citadel?

    P.s: A Golden tree with jewels is mentioned to be behind the throne. We have a beautiful painting for it in Gondor but it's an even painting whereas the wall behind the throne is odd. Could that possibly be re textured for use? Right now i believe i have some ugly wood tree behind the throne.
     
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  7. AugustTheWarrior

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    Here's an ok example.
     
  8. wheelleee

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    I reread my copy of that chapter, and it seems as if that quote is incorrect. All it states is that a stone canopy is above the throne (canopy chair)
     
  9. MattTheLegoman

    MattTheLegoman Yellow flower puncher

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    References to the Throne of Gondor.
    Book III 2. The Riders of Rohan
    Book V 1. Minas Tirith
    Gondor throne
    • made of gold
    • reminds people of the awe of the Argonath
    • on a platform (dais) with many steps
    • under a marble roof (canopy of marble)
    define: canopy
    • "an ornamental cloth covering hung or held up over something, especially a throne or bed." - from Google
    • examples of other throne canopies (they don't look any good but should show what it is) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldachin
     
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  10. arcusthehero

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    the canopy is shaped like a crowned helm though, so, it's still missing.
     
  11. Glov

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    A crown painting might work best? making a crown on the throne out of blocks just looks rather bulky in minecraft scale. Id still definitely fix that gold tree painting and put it behind the throne though.
     
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