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Dates
First used after Túrin entered Nargothrond in I 490; used until Túrin's death in I 499
Location
Especially associated with Nargothrond, and later with Brethil
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A reference to Túrin's black-bladed sword Gurthang
Other names
Black Sword of Brethil, Black Sword of Nargothrond, Black Sword of the South, Mormegil
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Black Sword

A name for Túrin Turambar

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A title given to Túrin Turambar during his time as captain of Nargothrond, and sometimes later used when he dwelt in the Forest of Brethil.


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