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Túrin was born in I 464; he slew the Dragon Glaurung, and thus gained the title Dagnir Glaurunga, in I 499
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Túrin slew Glaurung above the Ravines of Teiglin on the borders of Brethil
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da'gneer glow'roonga (the first syllable of Glaurunga, here given as glow, rhymes with English now)
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Dagnir Glaurunga

The epitaph of Túrin

The title inscribed on the tall grey stone that marked Túrin's burial mound by Cabed Naeramarth above the swirling waters of Teiglin. Carved in the Runes of Doriath, they commemorated his heroic slaying of the Dragon Glaurung - Dagnir Glaurunga means 'Bane of Glaurung'.


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Bane of Glaurung, Dagnir

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