The Encyclopedia of Arda - an interactive guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien
Date
I 472 (especially the time following the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, which was fought in the spring of that year)
Location
The name derived from a battle fought northward of Beleriand, which affected peoples across that land
Race
Divisions
Primarily affected Noldor and Edain
Settlements
The battle that led to the Year of Lamendation was fought on the plain before Angband
Meaning
The 'lamentation' was for the dreadful loss of the Nirnaeth Arnoediad

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 11 April 2022
  • Updates planned: 1

Year of Lamentation

The four hundred and seventy-first year of the First Age

The year of the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, in which Morgoth overcame the armies of the Noldor and their allies, and Elves and Men were robbed of all hope of defeating him. It was also the year that Tuor was born, and that Túrin was sent to Doriath.


See also...

Balrogs

Indexes:

About this entry:

  • Updated 11 April 2022
  • Updates planned: 1

For acknowledgements and references, see the Disclaimer & Bibliography page.

Original content © copyright Mark Fisher 2000, 2022. All rights reserved. For conditions of reuse, see the Site FAQ.

Website services kindly sponsored by Discus from Axiom Software Ltd.
Your complete and comprehensive introduction to DISC personality profiling - download free.
The Encyclopedia of Arda
The Encyclopedia of Arda
Menu
Homepage Search Latest Entries and Updates Random Entry