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Lorgan was the chief of the Easterlings in Hithlum after the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, with claims on Dor-Lómin as well.

BiographyEdit

Lorgan was a cruel slavemaster holding many Men and perhaps Elves in thralldom in the fourth century of the First Age. After forcibly taking Tuor away from his Elf protectors, Lorgan enslaved him for three years, until Tuor managed to escape out of the north. Afterwards, Lorgan put a price on his head.[1]

A decade later, Lorgan and his Easterlings were among those who believed Húrin Thalion was in league with Morgoth when Húrin was released from Thangorodrim and sent to Hithlum with an escort. These Easterlings avoided adversity with Húrin, to maintain Morgoth's trust, and he was allowed to roam in Lorgan's lands. In time, Húrin and his newly gathered companions announced their leave from Hithlum at Lorgan's halls, and Húrin revealed he was not in league with Morgoth. Easterlings took up arms to kill him, but Lorgan let them depart freely, that Morgoth's plot for Húrin might further unfold.[2]

Translations around the worldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ሎርጋን
Arabic لورجان
Armenian Լորգան
Belarusian Cyrillic Лорган ?
Bengali লোর্গন
Bulgarian Cyrillic Лорган
Burmese ဠောရ္ဂန္ ?
Georgian ლორგანი
Greek Λοργαν
Gujarati ળોર્ગન
Hebrew לורגאנ
Hindi ळोर्गन
Kannada ಳೊರ್ಗನ್
Kazakh Лорган (Cyrillic) Lorgan (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Лорган
Macedonian Cyrillic Лорган
Marathi ळोर्गन
Mongolian Cyrillic Лорган
Nepalese ळोर्गन
Pashto لورګان ?
Persian لورگان
Punjabi ਲੋਰ੍ਗਨ
Russian Лорган
Sanskrit ळोर्गन्
Serbian Лорган (Cyrillic) Lorgan (Latin)
Sinhalese ළොර්ගන්
Tajik Cyrillic Лорган
Tamil லொர்கந்
Telugu ళొర్గన
Ukrainian Cyrillic Лорґан
Urdu لورگان
Uzbek Лорган (Cyrillic) Lorgan (Latin)
Yiddish לאָרגאַן

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter XXIII: "Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"
  2. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. XI: The War of the Jewels, Part 3, chapter 1: "The Wanderings of Húrin"