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Hasufel

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'''Hasufel''' was the grey-coated steed of [[Gárulf]] of [[Rohan]].  After the loss of his master in battle, Hasufel followed the [[éored]] of [[Éomer]] until he lent it to [[Aragorn]] when they met in the northern fields of Rohan.<ref>{{TT|III2}}</ref>
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'''Hasufel''' was the grey-coated steed of [[Gárulf]] of [[Rohan]].  After the loss of his master in the [[Ambush at Fangorn Forest‎]], Hasufel followed the [[éored]] of [[Éomer]] until he lent it to [[Aragorn]] when they met in the northern fields of Rohan.<ref>{{TT|III2}}</ref>
  
 
The hardy creature saw many adventures, including the [[Battle of the Hornburg]], before Aragorn was brought his own horse, [[Roheryn]], by the [[Rangers of the North]].
 
The hardy creature saw many adventures, including the [[Battle of the Hornburg]], before Aragorn was brought his own horse, [[Roheryn]], by the [[Rangers of the North]].

Latest revision as of 12:38, 17 July 2016

Hasufel was the grey-coated steed of Gárulf of Rohan. After the loss of his master in the Ambush at Fangorn Forest‎, Hasufel followed the éored of Éomer until he lent it to Aragorn when they met in the northern fields of Rohan.[1]

The hardy creature saw many adventures, including the Battle of the Hornburg, before Aragorn was brought his own horse, Roheryn, by the Rangers of the North.

[edit] Etymology

According to Robert Foster, hasufel means "dark skin" in Old English.[2] Hasu means "grey".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Riders of Rohan"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth