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Siege of Barad-dûr begins after the Battle of Dagorlad

Event Type: Military/Strategic

Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Year: 3434


An event in the War of the Last Alliance; see that entry for an overview:
[Sauron] had been straitly besieged in Mordor.... [Author's note.]

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 1, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields: Notes, Note 20

Then Gil-galad and Elendil passed into Mordor and encompassed the stronghold of Sauron; and they laid siege to it for seven years, and suffered grievous loss by fire and by the darts and bolts of the Enemy, and Sauron sent many sorties against them.

The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age

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