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Black Serpent

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[[Image:Anke Eissmann - Falling of the Black Serpent.jpeg|thumb|300px|''Falling of the Black Serpent'' by [[Anke Eissmann]].]]
 
[[Image:Anke Eissmann - Falling of the Black Serpent.jpeg|thumb|300px|''Falling of the Black Serpent'' by [[Anke Eissmann]].]]
The '''Black Serpent''' was a standard of the [[Haradrim]], and especially the token of a mighty warrior and leader of [[Men]] who fought at the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]], and was slain by King [[Théoden]] of [[Rohan]].  It was described as a black serpent upon a [[field (heraldry)|field]] of red.
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The '''Black Serpent''' was a standard of the [[Haradrim]], and especially the token of a mighty warrior and leader of [[Men]]. It was described as a black serpent upon a [[field (heraldry)|field]] of red.
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At the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]] the great commander of the Haradrim was called the '''Black Serpent'''.  He was slain by King [[Théoden]] of [[Rohan]] just before his death.
  
 
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Revision as of 02:30, 11 January 2007

The Black Serpent was a standard of the Haradrim, and especially the token of a mighty warrior and leader of Men. It was described as a black serpent upon a field of red.

At the Battle of the Pelennor Fields the great commander of the Haradrim was called the Black Serpent. He was slain by King Théoden of Rohan just before his death.