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Encyclopedia > Isengard
Place from Tolkien's Legendarium

Isengard in the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy
Name Isengard (West Guard) place_alias = Angrenost (Iron Fortress)
Description Fortress to guard the Gap of Rohan
Constructed by Gondor, during the time of Isildur
Realm(s) Gondor
 Calenardhon
Lord Kings of Gondor
later Stewards of Gondor
later Kings of the Reunited Kingdom
Type Fortress
Location of Isengard in Middle-earth marked in red
Location of Isengard in Middle-earth marked in red

In J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional universe of Middle-earth, Isengard, a translation of the Sindarin Angrenost, was a large fortress. Both names mean "Iron fortress." J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... A legendarium is a book or series of books consisting of a collection of legends. ... The tower of Isengard File links The following pages link to this file: Isengard ... The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring movie poster (2001) The Lord of the Rings film trilogy comprises three live action films, directed by Peter Jackson and released by New Line Cinema. ... One rendition of the flag of Gondor Gondor is a fictional country from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, Isildur was a Dúnadan of Númenor, elder son of Elendil. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth, Calenardhon was the place which became Rohan. ... This is a list of Kings of Gondor from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... The Stewards of Gondor were rulers from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium of Middle-earth. ... In the Literary Works of JRR Tolkien, the Reunited Kingdom of Arnor and Gondor was established with the reunification of Arnor and Gondor. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2000x1887, 160 KB) Map shows location of w:Isengard in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth marked in red. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2000x1887, 160 KB) Map shows location of w:Isengard in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth marked in red. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... A fictional universe is a cohesive imaginary world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... Sindarin is an artificial language (or conlang) developed by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 8, 4, d Appearance lustrous metallic with a grayish tinge Atomic mass 55. ...

Isengard was built in the Second Age around the tower of Orthanc by the Númenóreans in exile. Its location was at the north-western corner of the Southern Kingdom of Gondor, guarding the Fords of Isen from enemy incursions into Calenardhon together with the fortress of Aglarond to its south. The Second Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Orthanc is the black tower of Isengard. ... Númenor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth and is intended to be his version of Atlantis. ... One rendition of the flag of Gondor Gondor is a fictional country from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the Fords of Isen were fords in the river Isen, guarded by the Rohirrim. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth, Calenardhon was the place which became Rohan. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Aglarond was a name for the Hornburg as well as the Glittering Caves behind it at Helms Deep. ...


The river Angren (or Isen) began at Methedras behind Isengard, which also formed its northern wall. The other three sides were guarded by a large wall, known as the Ring of Isengard, which was only breached by the inflow of the river Angren at the north-east through a portcullis, and the gate of Isengard at the south, at both shores of the river. Location of the river Isen in Middle Earth This article is about the fictional river. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Methedras or Metheadras is the southernmost peak of the Misty Mountains, that lay above Isengard in the valley of Nan Curunír. ...


Isengard was a green and pleasant place, with many large trees and grass fields, fed by the Angren. Orthanc stood in the exact centre.


During the early Third Age the land of Calenardhon became depopulated, and the last warden of Orthanc was recalled to Minas Tirith. Isengard remained guarded by a small company, led by a hereditary captain. The Third Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle_earth, Calenardhon was the place which became Rohan. ... Minas Tirith (IPA: ) is a fictional city in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth writings. ...


After Calenardhon was given to the Éothéod by Cirion, Steward of Gondor, and became Rohan, Isengard was the sole fortress retained by Gondor north of the Ered Nimrais (excluding Anorien), although Gondor almost forgot about it. The small guard intermarried much with the Dunlendings, until the fortress became a Dunlending fortress in all but name. Orthanc however remained closed, as the Steward of Gondor alone held the keys. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Éothéod (horse-people, also horse-land) were a race of Northmen who were the ancestors of the Rohirrim. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, Cirion, son of Boromir I, was the twelfth ruling Steward of Gondor. ... The Stewards of Gondor were rulers from J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium of Middle-earth. ... It has been suggested that Rohirrim be merged into this article or section. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, An rien is a region and fiefdom of Gondor. ... Dunland is a fictional land from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth: the land of the Dunlendings. ...


During the rule of Rohan's King Déor it turned out that Isengard had become openly hostile to the Rohirrim. Using Isengard as their base, the Dunlendings continued to raid Rohan during Déor's son Gram's rule, until during the rule of Gram's son Helm Hammerhand a Dunlending Lord, Freca and his son Wulf nearly managed to destroy the Rohirrim. The Rohirrim eventually won, taking Isengard, and guarding it for Gondor. It has been suggested that Rohirrim be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of kings of Rohan from the fictional universe of Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Déor was the seventh King of Rohan. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Rohan. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Gram was the eighth King of Rohan. ... In J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Helm Hammerhand was the ninth King of Rohan and last King of the first line. ... A lord is a male who has power and authority. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Freca was a Dunlending lord who challenged the King of Rohan. ... History of Name: There are two possible explantions as to the origin of the German surname. ...


During the time of the Steward of Gondor Beren, Saruman the White suddenly reappeared from the East, and he offered to guard Isengard. Beren gladly gave him the keys to Orthanc, and Saruman settled there. After him the valley became known as Nan Curunír, or "Valley of the Wizard". Beren is in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth the nineteenth Ruling Steward of Gondor. ... Saruman (1000 T.A. – 3019 T.A in Middle-earth) is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ...


During the War of the Ring Isengard was Saruman's base of operations against the Rohirrim, and he defiled the valley, cutting down its trees (and, in the film version, damming the Isen). Isengard's valley was destroyed by deep pits, used for breeding Uruk-hai and smithying weapons. Isengard became home to countless Orcs, whom Saruman used to try to conquer Rohan. Eventually an army of Ents and Huorns led by Treebeard of Fangorn attacked Isengard, taking the fortress, although they could not take Orthanc. Combatants Free peoples of Middle-earth: Gondor, Rohan, Dale, Esgaroth, Erebor, The Shire, Lothlórien, the Woodland Realm Evil forces: Under Sauron: Mordor, Rhûn, Harad, Umbar, Khand Under Saruman: (actually a third party) Isengard, Dunland Commanders Gandalf† (but resurrected) Aragorn Théoden† Denethor† Dain II† Brand† Galadriel and Celeborn... Scrivener Dam, in Canberra, Australia, was engineered to withstand a once-in-5000-years flood event A dam is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or retards the flow, often creating a reservoir, lake or impoundment. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional realm of Middle-earth, the Uruk-hai (Black Speech: Orc folk) were a new breed of Orcs that appeared during the Third Age. ... Orcs in Moria, from the 1978 animated film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. ... An Ash Ent in the Lord of the Rings movie series Ents are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth. ... The Huorns are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Treebeard or (Sindarin) Fangorn is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, Fangorn forest is the habitat of the Ents. ...


The Hobbits Meriadoc Brandybuck and Peregrin Took as the new "doorwardens" received Théoden King of Rohan, Aragorn and Gandalf at the gates. Saruman was confronted but refused to beg for pardon, and he was left under Treebeard's guard together with his servant Gríma Wormtongue. Saruman escaped from Isengard after Sauron's defeat, playing on Treebeard's hatred of caging any living thing in order to manipulate him into letting him leave. Hobbits are a subset of the race of Men from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, sometimes considered a separate race. ... Meriadoc Brandybuck, usually referred to as Merry, is a Hobbit, a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, featured as a central character throughout Tolkiens most famous work, The Lord of the Rings. ... Peregrin Took (T.A. 2990-?), better known to his friends as Pippin, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth; a Hobbit, and one of Frodo Bagginss youngest but best friends. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings, Théoden was the seventeenth King of Rohan, and last of the Second Line. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, Aragorn II was the 16th Chieftain of the Dúnedain of the North (T.A. 2931 – F.A. 120) who was later crowned King Elessar Telcontar, 26th King of Arnor, 35th King of Gondor and First High King of the Reunited Kingdom. ... Gandalf is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens masterwork, The Lord of the Rings, where he appears as an archetypal wizard, taking a leading role in the War of the Ring. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens novel The Lord of the Rings, Gríma (Wormtongue) is the chief advisor to King Théoden of Rohan. ... For other uses, see Sauron (disambiguation). ...


During the Fourth Age Isengard was restored, and Treebeard replanted many trees. The Ents tore down the walls of the ring, and named the new forest the Treegarth of Orthanc. Orthanc became again a tower of the Reunited Kingdom of Aragorn King Elessar. The Fourth Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... Properly, the Reunited Kingdom of Arnor and Gondor is a fictional realm from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens legendarium, Aragorn II was the 16th Chieftain of the Dúnedain of the North (T.A. 2931 – F.A. 120) who was later crowned King Elessar Telcontar, 26th King of Arnor, 35th King of Gondor and First High King of the Reunited Kingdom. ...

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BLABBERMOUTH.NET - ISENGARD Part Ways With Bassist (350 words)
Goat, who is said to have left the band for family reasons, was one of the founders of ISENGARD and "will be missed as an great musician and a great bandmember," according to a post on the group's web site.
ISENGARD are currently auditioning candidates for the bassist position and hope to announce a replacement for Goat soon.
BTW Fenriz' Isengard is lightyears far from being refered to as a normal full time band...
Isengard & Orthanc (2859 words)
Isengard was a stronghold guarding the Gap of Rohan at the southern end of the Misty Mountains.
Isengard was originally an outpost of Gondor, but in the later part of the Third Age it was home to the Wizard Saruman.
Isengard was located in the deep valley of Nan Curunir, the Wizard's Vale, at the roots of Methedras, the last peak of the Misty Mountains.
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