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Last Gate

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The last of [[Gondolin]]'s gates was last not only in the order they were encountered by one entering the city, but also the last to be built. Originally, Gondolin had just six gates, with the [[Golden Gate]] being the final entrance to the [[Turgon]]'s [[Hidden City]]. After the narrow escape of the [[Gondolindrim]] from the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]], another, even stronger gate was made from steel and built across the entrance to the [[Orfalch Echor]].
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The '''Last Gate''' was the last of [[Gondolin]]'s gates and was last not only in the order they were encountered by one entering the city, but also the last to be built. Originally, Gondolin had just six gates, with the [[Golden Gate]] being the final entrance to the [[Turgon]]'s [[Hidden City]]. After the narrow escape of the [[Gondolindrim]] from the [[Nirnaeth Arnoediad]], another, even stronger gate was made from steel and built across the entrance to the [[Orfalch Echor]].

Revision as of 15:21, 5 April 2006

The Last Gate was the last of Gondolin's gates and was last not only in the order they were encountered by one entering the city, but also the last to be built. Originally, Gondolin had just six gates, with the Golden Gate being the final entrance to the Turgon's Hidden City. After the narrow escape of the Gondolindrim from the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, another, even stronger gate was made from steel and built across the entrance to the Orfalch Echor.