Nazgûl besiege Minas Ithil
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - The Kings
An event in the Fall of Minas Ithil — Third Age; see that entry for an overview:
And in the days of Eärnil [the Nazgûl] made their first stroke, and they came by night out of Mordor over the passes of the Mountains of Shadow....
The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age
[It] was not until 2000 that they issued from Mordor by the Pass of Cirith Ungol and laid siege to Minas Ithil. This they took in 2002....
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion
Elena Tiriel 18Aug07