Aragorn drives the enemy through Lebennin
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - Ring War
Date: March 12, 3019
An event in the prelude to the Siege of Minas Tirith; see that entry for an overview:
crossed over Gilrain, driving the allies of Mordor in rout before us; and then we rested a while. But soon Aragorn arose, saying: "Lo! already Minas Tirith is assailed. I fear that it will fall ere we come to its aid." So we mounted again before night had passed and went on... over the plains of Lebennin.'....
'Green are those fields in the songs of my people; but they were dark then, grey wastes in the blackness before us. And over the wide land, trampling unheeded the grass and the flowers, we hunted our foes through a day and a night, until we came... to the Great River....'
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 9, The Last Debate
Elena Tiriel 8Mar08, 28May11