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Oropher, King of the Elves of Greenwood, slain in the Battle of Dagorlad

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Year: 3434


An event in the War of the Last Alliance; see that entry for an overview:
[Oropher] had joined the Alliance, but was slain in the assault upon the Gates of Mordor.

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 1, The Disaster of the Gladden Fields: Notes, Note 14

The Silvan Elves were hardy and valiant, but... independent, and not disposed to place themselves under the supreme command of Gil-galad.... Oropher was slain in the first assault upon Mordor, rushing forward at the head of his most doughty warriors before Gil-galad had given the signal for the advance.

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 4, Appendix B, The History of Galadriel and Celeborn: The Sindarin Princes of the Silvan Elves

Elena Tiriel 3Dec07

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