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The Iron Crown was forged by Morgoth in Angband, after his return to Middle-earth at the beginning of the First Age, to hold the Silmarils and to symbolize him as King of the World.

HistoryEdit

The three Silmarils were set into the Crown, fastened by iron claws. In the Quest for the Silmaril, as told in the tale "Of Beren and Luthien", Beren pried one Silmaril loose from the crown using his knife. [1] After Morgoth's defeat in the War of Wrath, the other two jewels were removed, and the crown was beaten into a collar for his neck.[2]

In the Third Age, during the Witch-king's campaign against Arnor, he wore an Iron Crown, and his supporters often called him "The Iron Crown" or "The King of the Iron Crown".

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Afrikaans Yster Kroon
Albanian Kurorë Hekuri
Arabic تاج الحديدي
Armenian Երկաթյա պսակ
Azerbaijani Dəmir tacı
Basque Burdinazko koroa
Belarusian Cyrillic Жалезная карона
Bengali লোহার মুকুট
Bosnian Željezna kruna
Breton Kurunenn Houarn
Bulgarian Cyrillic Желязна корона
Cambodian ដែកភ្នំពេញក្រោន ?
Catalan Corona fèrria
Cebuano Plantsa nga korona
Chinese 铁冠
Croatian Željezna kruna
Czech Železná koruna
Danish Jernkrone
Dutch IJzeren Kroon
Esperanto Fera Krono
Estonian Raudkroon
Faroese Jarn Króna
Fijian Isala kaukamea
Filipino Bakal Korona
Finnish Rautakruunu
French Couronne de Fer
Frisian Izeren Kroan
Galician Coroa de Ferro
Georgian რკინის გვირგვინი
German Eiserne Krone
Greek Κορώνα σιδήρου
Gujarati આયર્ન ક્રાઉન
Hausa Ayan kambi
Hebrew כתר ברזל
Hindi आयरन क्राउन
Hungarian Vaskoronája
Icelandic Járnkóróna
Indonesian Mahkota besi
Irish Gaelic Choróin Iarann
Italian Corona Ferrea
Japanese アイアンクラウン
Kannada ಐರನ್ ಕ್ರೌನ್
Kazakh Cyrillic Темір тәжі
Korean 아이언 크라운
Kurdish Tac Hesin (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Темир Крон
Laotian ທາດເຫຼັກມົງກຸດ
Latin Ferrum coronam
Latvian Dzelzs kronis
Lithuanian Geležinis karūnas
Macedonian Cyrillic Железна круна
Malay Mahkota Besi
Malayalam ഇരുമ്പ് കിരീടം
Maltese Kuruna Tal-ħadid
Maori Rino Karauna
Marathi लोह मुकुट
Mongolian Cyrillic Төмөр титэм
Nepalese फलाम क्राउन
Northern Sami Ruovdi Kruvdna
Norwegian Jernkrone
Pashto د اوسپنې تاج
Persian آهن تاج
Polish Żelazna Korona
Portuguese Coroa de Ferro
Punjabi ਲੋਹੇ ਦਾ ਤਾਜ
Romanian Coroana de Fier
Romansh Curunar Fier
Russian Железная корона
Samoan Uamea Palealiʻi
Scottish Gaelic Iarann a 'Chrùin
Serbian Гвоздена круна (Cyrillic) Gvozdena kruna (Latin)
Sindhi لوهه تاج
Sinhalese යකඩ ඔටුන්න
Slovak Železná koruna
Slovenian Železna krona
Somalian Bir taaj
Spanish Corona de Hierro
Sudanese Beusi Putra
Swahili Taji ya chuma
Swedish Järnkronan
Tajik Cyrillic Тоҷи Оҳан
Tamil இரும்பு கிரீடம்
Telugu ఐరన్ క్రౌన్
Thai มงกุฎเหล็ก
Turkish Demir Taç
Ukrainian Cyrillic Залізна корона
Urdu آئرن تاج
Uzbek Temir Toj (Cyrillic) Temir Toj (Latin)
Vietnamese Vương miện Sắt
Welsh Haearn y Goron
Yiddish יראָן קרוין
Zulu Ayina Umqhele

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter XIX: "Of Beren and Lúthien"
  2. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter XXIV: "Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath"

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