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'[[Iron of Death]]', the name given by [[Túrin Turambar]] to [[Beleg]]'s black sword [[Anglachel]] after its reforging in [[Nargothrond]].
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'[[Iron of Death]]', the name given by [[Túrin Turambar]] to [[Beleg]]'s black sword [[Anglachel]] after its reforging in [[Nargothrond]].  With it he slew [[Glaurung]], and committed suicide.  It is the only sword that Tolkien wrote about that actually spoke, just before taking Túrin's life, in a "ringing cold voice".
  
  

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'Iron of Death', the name given by Túrin Turambar to Beleg's black sword Anglachel after its reforging in Nargothrond. With it he slew Glaurung, and committed suicide. It is the only sword that Tolkien wrote about that actually spoke, just before taking Túrin's life, in a "ringing cold voice".



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