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Grond (battering ram)

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[[Image:Grond from Peter Jackson's The Return of the King.jpg|thumb|300px|The battering-ram Grond, as portrayed in [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]]]
 
[[Image:Grond from Peter Jackson's The Return of the King.jpg|thumb|300px|The battering-ram Grond, as portrayed in [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]]]
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"''Italic text''Great engines crawled across the field; and in the midst was a huge ram, great as a forest-tree a hundred feet in length, swinging on mighty chains. Long had it been forging in the dark smithies of [[Mordor]], and it's hideous head, founded of black steel,  was shaped in the likeness of a ravening wolf; on it spells of ruin were laid. Grond they named it, in the memory of the Hammer of the Underworld of old. Great beasts drew it, orcs surrounded it, and behind it walked mountain-trolls to wield it.''Italic text''"
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'''Grond''' was a battering ram, used to destroy the [[Great Gate of Minas Tirith|Great Gate]] of [[Minas Tirith (Gondor)|Minas Tirith]] during the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]]. It was named intentionally to evoke the memory of the ancient weapon of [[Morgoth]], the "[[Grond (Hammer of the Underworld)|Hammer of the Underworld]]".
 
'''Grond''' was a battering ram, used to destroy the [[Great Gate of Minas Tirith|Great Gate]] of [[Minas Tirith (Gondor)|Minas Tirith]] during the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]]. It was named intentionally to evoke the memory of the ancient weapon of [[Morgoth]], the "[[Grond (Hammer of the Underworld)|Hammer of the Underworld]]".
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Revision as of 21:27, 9 June 2009

"Italic textGreat engines crawled across the field; and in the midst was a huge ram, great as a forest-tree a hundred feet in length, swinging on mighty chains. Long had it been forging in the dark smithies of Mordor, and it's hideous head, founded of black steel, was shaped in the likeness of a ravening wolf; on it spells of ruin were laid. Grond they named it, in the memory of the Hammer of the Underworld of old. Great beasts drew it, orcs surrounded it, and behind it walked mountain-trolls to wield it.Italic text"

Grond was a battering ram, used to destroy the Great Gate of Minas Tirith during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. It was named intentionally to evoke the memory of the ancient weapon of Morgoth, the "Hammer of the Underworld".