Tolkien Gateway

Dagorlad

(Difference between revisions)
m (I'm not sure exactly where to place references inside sentences, but this at least follows whatis used in the rest of the article :-))
m (Bot comment: changed category.)
Line 3: Line 3:
 
[[Category:Regions]]
 
[[Category:Regions]]
 
[[Category:Rhovanion]]
 
[[Category:Rhovanion]]
[[Category:Fields, Plains and Deserts]]
+
[[Category:Fields, plains and deserts]]
  
 
[[de:Dagorlad]]
 
[[de:Dagorlad]]
 
[[fi:Dagorlad]]
 
[[fi:Dagorlad]]
 
[[fr:encyclo:geographie:regions:rhovanion:dagorlad]]
 
[[fr:encyclo:geographie:regions:rhovanion:dagorlad]]

Revision as of 18:16, 13 June 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"