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Battle of the Lammoth
300px-Jenny Dolfen - The Coming of Fingolfin

Battle of the Lammoth

Conflict: Wars of Beleriand
Date: FA 1
Place: Lammoth
Outcome: Victory for the Ñoldor
House of Fingolfin and exiles, sons of Finarfin Orcs of Angband
Fingolfin Unnamed Orc commander †
over 25,000 elves over 25,000 orcs
Argon† and 6,000 Ñoldor All save 1,000
Other Battles of Beleriand

Battle of the Lammoth - Battle of the Firth of Drengist - Glaurung's attack on the Beleriand - Battle of the Thousand Caves - Battle of Sarn Athrad - Battle of Tumhalad - Second Kinslaying - Fall of Gondolin - Third Kinslaying

The Battle of the Lammoth was the first battle fought after Fingolfin and the second, greater Host of the Ñoldor
300px-Jenny Dolfen - The Coming of Fingolfin

Battle of the Lammoth

arrived in Lammoth. There they were attacked by orcs which had been sent there by Morgoth to attack Fëanor in the rear and they fought their first battle. The Ñoldor were caught off-guard, and Fingolfin's son Argon was slain. Fingolfin and his host pursued the orcs until they were completely destroyed, and then passed into Mithrim as the Moon first rose.[1]


  1. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 12: The Peoples of Middle-earth, XI: "The Shibboleth of Fëanor"

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