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Fall of Nargothrond

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Fall of Nargothrond
Event
Other namesSack of Nargothrond
LocationNargothrond
ResultUtter destruction of Nargothrond
ParticipantsGlaurung and Morgoth's army; Orodreth and the Noldor of Nargothrond
DescriptionNargothrond was taken and sacked by the forces of Morgoth
ReferencesOf Túrin Turambar

The Fall of Nargothrond was the overthrow and destruction of the city by that name, wrought by Glaurung and his hordes, in First Age 494.