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Assaults on Hithlum

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This article describes a concept which is mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's works, but was never given a definite name.


The Second Assault on Hithlum was one of minor battles in the Wars of Beleriand. It occurred after the Dagor Bragollach, and involved Círdan's sending of a task force to fend off an Orc attack on Hithlum.