Tolkien Gateway

Tolkien Gateway is 10 years old. Sign up today to edit TG and help us grow for years to come.

Siege of Angband

Revision as of 12:40, 3 July 2012 by Sage (Talk | contribs)

The Siege of Angband was the 400-year leaguer of the Noldor around the fortress of Morgoth in the early centuries of the First Age, which began following the Dagor Aglareb.

The Noldor and their allies possessed insufficient force to assault Angband directly. Fingolfin and Fingon kept watch from Hithlum, Finrod and then Orodreth from Tol Sirion, Angrod and Aegnor from Dorthonion, and the Sons of Fëanor watched the east. The period during the Siege was known as Long Peace.

After about four hundred years, the Siege was broken in the Dagor Bragollach.