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Winter I 455 to spring I 456
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Battle of Sudden Flame

The Dagor Bragollach

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Major Events of the Battle of Sudden Flame
(1) Barad Eithel withstands the attack in the west; (2) A force breaks through the Pass of Aglon, and Dorthonion is captured; (3) Maedhros survives the attack in his fortress on Himring; (4) Caranthir's fortress on Rerir is overrun, and he flees south; (5) Two years after the main battle, Minas Tirith is captured by Sauron.

A name for the Dagor Bragollach, and its literal translation.


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