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Azaghâl, Lord of Belegost, slain by Glaurung in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: 1st Age

Date: June 26, 0472

Description:

An event in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad; see that entry for an overview:
[When] in his rage Glaurung turned and struck down Azaghâl, Lord of Belegost, and crawled over him, with his last stroke Azaghâl drove a knife into his belly, and so wounded him that he fled the field... Then the Dwarves raised up the body of Azaghâl and bore it away; and with slow steps they walked behind singing a dirge in deep voices, as it were a funeral pomp in their country, and gave no heed more to their foes; and none dared to stay them.

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 20, Of The Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 3Dec07

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