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Dates
First seen c. II 2250; occupied Minas Morgul III 2002; finally destroyed in III 3019
Race
Originally a Man
Settlements
Minas Morgul on the western borders of Mordor
Passes
Minas Morgul guarded the passes of Imlad Morgul and Cirith Ungol through the mountains of Ephel Dúath
Pronunciation
Morgul is pronounced 'mo'rgool'
Meaning
Morgul means 'black sorcery'
Other names
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Lord of Morgul

The Black Captain, greatest of the Nazgûl

One of the many titles given to the dark creature most commonly called the Lord of the Nazgûl. This title comes from Minas Morgul, the seat of his power on the western borders of Mordor.


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