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Crossings of Erui

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==History==
 
==History==
 
Some fifty miles south of [[Minas Tirith]], the main road to [[Pelargir]] crossed the river [[Erui]].<ref>{{RK|Map}}</ref> In the [[Kin-strife]] of {{TA|1447}},<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref> [[Eldacar (King of Gondor)|Eldacar]] battled [[Castamir|Castamir the Usurper]] at the crossing. Eldacar won and killed his foe, but many Gondorians fell that day.<ref>{{App|A1iv}}</ref>
 
Some fifty miles south of [[Minas Tirith]], the main road to [[Pelargir]] crossed the river [[Erui]].<ref>{{RK|Map}}</ref> In the [[Kin-strife]] of {{TA|1447}},<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref> [[Eldacar (King of Gondor)|Eldacar]] battled [[Castamir|Castamir the Usurper]] at the crossing. Eldacar won and killed his foe, but many Gondorians fell that day.<ref>{{App|A1iv}}</ref>
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==Portrayal in Adapations==
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'''2015: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online]]'':'''
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:The Crossings of Erui are found in Eastern Gondor, and connect Upper [[Lebennin]] to [[Lossarnach]]. The ford is haunted by ancient Gondorian armour animated by water under the command of the angry River-maid the Lone Lady, preventing the Haradrim from crossing. The Lone Lady animated the long-lost armour of [[Castamir]] himself before being calmed by her sisters.
  
 
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Revision as of 03:01, 26 August 2015

Crossings of Erui
Fords
General Information
LocationGondor
TypeFords
RegionsGondor, Reunited Kingdom
History
EventsBattle of the Crossings of Erui

The Crossings of Erui or Ethraid Erui[1] were fords in Gondor.

History

Some fifty miles south of Minas Tirith, the main road to Pelargir crossed the river Erui.[2] In the Kin-strife of T.A. 1447,[3] Eldacar battled Castamir the Usurper at the crossing. Eldacar won and killed his foe, but many Gondorians fell that day.[4]

Portrayal in Adapations

2015: The Lord of the Rings Online:

The Crossings of Erui are found in Eastern Gondor, and connect Upper Lebennin to Lossarnach. The ford is haunted by ancient Gondorian armour animated by water under the command of the angry River-maid the Lone Lady, preventing the Haradrim from crossing. The Lone Lady animated the long-lost armour of Castamir himself before being calmed by her sisters.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Map of Rohan, Gondor, and Mordor"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"