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Dagorlad

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The dusty plain that lay to the northwest of [[Mordor]], immediately below the [[Black Gate]] of the Morannon. This was the site of several important battles in [[Gondor|Gondor's]] history, most notably the defeat of [[Sauron|Sauron's]] forces in the famous [[Battle of Dagorlad]] in II 3434, and the [[Battle of the Morannon]] in III 3019.
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'''Dagorlad''' was the dusty plain that lay to the northwest of [[Mordor]], immediately below the [[Black Gate]] of the Morannon.<ref>{{RK|Map}}</ref> This was the site of several important battles in [[Gondor|Gondor's]] history, most notably the defeat of [[Sauron|Sauron's]] forces in the famous [[Battle of Dagorlad]] in {{SA|3434}}<ref>{{App|SA}}</ref>, King [[Calimehtar]]'s victory over the [[Easterlings]] in {{TA|1899}},<ref>{{App|Gondor}}</ref> and the [[Battle of the Morannon]] on [[25 March]], {{TA|3019}}.<ref>{{App|Great}}</ref>
 
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Revision as of 21:58, 29 January 2012

Dagorlad was the dusty plain that lay to the northwest of Mordor, immediately below the Black Gate of the Morannon.[1] This was the site of several important battles in Gondor's history, most notably the defeat of Sauron's forces in the famous Battle of Dagorlad in S.A. 3434[2], King Calimehtar's victory over the Easterlings in T.A. 1899,[3] and the Battle of the Morannon on 25 March, T.A. 3019.[4]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Map of Rohan, Gondor, and Mordor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Second Age"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Great Years"