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  Battles of Middle-earth
The battle was fought on November 3, 3019, in the village of Bywater.
Battle between the forces of the Witch-king of Angmar and the combined forces of the Dunedain of the North, Elves of Lindon and Rivendell, and Men of Gondor.
The Orcs in the valley regrouped and rejoined the battle.
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 The Battle of The Five Armies - The Lord of the Rings Wiki - A Wikia wiki
The Battle of Five Armies is a battle depicted in The Hobbit by J.
The Battle of Five Armies was waged between the Goblins and the Wargs against Men, Elves, Dwarves and Eagles on and near the Lonely Mountain, after Bard the Bowman killed the dragon Smaug.
As the battle was turning fully against the Free Folk, a large army of Giant Eagles of the Misty Mountains arrived, led by Gwaihir, Lord of the Eagles.
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 Dwarves
Bifur survived the Battle of the Five Armies and settled at the Lonely Mountain.
Bofur survived the Battle of the Five Armies and settled in the Lonely Mountain.
Oin survived the Battle of the Five Armies and settled at the Lonely Mountain.
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 Tolkienion Lexicon Letter B
Battle of the War of the Ring in which Sauron's northern army defeated the Men of Dale and the Dwarves of Erebor.
Assault on the Homburg by the army of Saruman in the War of the Ring.
Third King of Dale, grandson of Bard the Bowman; slain in the Battle of Dale.
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 Encyclopedia of Arda: Battle of Five Armies
Since the ending of the War of the Dwarves and Orcs, and the Dwarves' ultimate victory at the Battle of Nanduhirion, the orcs had nursed a hatred of that race.
The Elves, Men and Dwarves quickly forgot their differences in the face of this new threat, and battle was joined on the slopes of Erebor and the valley beneath.
The battle was ferocious, and as it raged, it was joined by others - Eagles out of the Misty Mountains, and even Beorn himself in the shape of a monstrous bear.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Battle of Five Armies (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Battle of Five Armies was waged between the Orcs (called goblins) and the Wargs against Men, Elves, and Dwarves on and near the Lonely Mountain, after Bard the Bowman killed the dragon Smaug.
Prior to the battle, the Men of the Lake and the Wood-elves had laid siege to the Dwarves in the Lonely Mountain, when the 13 dwarves in Erebor under Thorin II Oakenshield refused to share any of the treasure they had recaptured from Smaug.
Soon the Orcs and Wargs arrived (and now five armies were on the field), and at first the plan worked: they were lured into the choke point by a thin line of men of Lake-town and took heavy losses.
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 Mithril Miniatures 32mm fellowship figures - Beorn the Bear battles Bolg the Goblin in the Battle of the Five Armies.
Mithril Miniatures 32mm fellowship figures - Beorn the Bear battles Bolg the Goblin in the Battle of the Five Armies.
oon the Orcs and Wargs arrived (and now five armies were on the field), and they were lured into the choke point by a thin line of men of the Lake Town and took heavy loses.
s the battle was turning fully against the Free Folk, a large force of Giant Eagles of the Misty Mountains arrived, led by the Lord of the Eagles.
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 The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game - The Lord of the Rings Wiki - A Wikia wiki
However, it was subjected to scrutiny because it lacked the rules for the Army of the Dead and Golfimbul.
Though they also have the rights to produce a Battle of Five Armies game, the rights to the one-inch scale normally used by Games Workshop were already owned by another company.
Armies can be built up from through the purchase of boxed sets (usually having 20 or 24 plastic miniatures in each) or "blister packs" (usually containing no more than three finely detailed metal miniatures) to build up a reasonable sized fighting force.
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 Battle of the Five Armies (LORE) (wargame) - Tolkien Collectable Games - Tolkien Boardgames
There are three versions of The Battle of the Five Armies depicting the battle at the end of "The Hobbit".
This is the battle from The Hobbit that Bilbo was involved in.
The main rules involve the battle between the Dwarves, Men, and Elves against the Goblins and Wargs.
www.tolkienlibrary.com /miscellanea/games/battleof5armieslore.htm   (409 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Arda: Battle of Nanduhirion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The climactic battle in the War of the Dwarves and Orcs, also called the Battle of Azanulbizar and the Battle of the Mines of Moria, that took place below of the East-gate of Moria in the winter of III 2799.
That event triggered a furious backlash from the Dwarves, who assembled their armies and, in their quest for revenge against Azog, began the systematic destruction of the Orcs of the Misty Mountains.
The battle was fought in the valley of Nanduhirion beneath Moria's gates.
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 The Battle of the Five Armies | Lord of the Rings Fanatics Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Yet, at a crucial time in the battle, Thorin and his dwarves opened the gate and came out of the Mountain, surprising the goblins and wargs, and calling to him the Elves, Men, and other Dwarves who had been suffering serious blows in the battle.
With the outcome of the Battle of the Five Armies, the Lonely Mountain, Erebor, once again was settled by the Dwarves of Durin's line, with Dain Ironfoot as King Under the Mountain.
Thus, this battle was crucial to the regeneration and strengthening of the North, from Erebor southeast down the River Running and southwes into Mirkwood.
www.lotrlibrary.com /agesofarda/battleoffivearmies.asp   (859 words)

  
 Powerful protection and healing spells
Battle of Five Armies will identify the process and exchanges of energy that are helping them influence negative results in your life.
Battle of Five armies was derived by the ancient generations of Akychi Masters.
Battle of Five Armies will be cast on your behalf in a 60-70 minute session.
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 The Barrow-Downs: Articles - The Quest for the Empirical Hobbit - Pathos - The Death-Struggle
We have the final battle with the forces of good and evil on each of the two sides, but it is not the outcome of this battle that determines the final victory.
The Battle of Five Armies is characterised by fluctuating offensive waves, a charge from the one side, and when that dies down, another charge from the other side.
In my opinion, it should in fact be called the Battle of Seven Armies, as the eagles appear later in the fight, and after that, Beorn the Shape-changer, who "violently hated orcs" and "in [this] battle killed Bolg, the leader of the Orkish forces (Foster 42).
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 Battle of Five Armies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The hobbit Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Beorn, huge bats out of Mirkwood, and the great Eagles also took part but are not included in the count of five armies.
Thorin and his companions then charged out to join the battle, covered from head to toe in the finest armour and weapons contained in the treasure hoard of Erebor.
As the battle was turning fully against the Free Folk, a large force of Eagles of the Misty Mountains arrived, led by the Lord of the Eagles.
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 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: The Hobbit Study Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The armies re-align themselves and conduct what became known as the "Battle of Five Armies." The Goblins and Wild Wolves battle against the Elves, Men and Dwarves.
This is the one major battle scene of the novel and while we make numerous comparisons between this war and events of human history, the most important thing to grasp is that this is a polarized struggle between good and evil.
Chapter 17 presented a battle involving five armies and while this has no direct reference to any anterior work, it does seem to be a threat to the peace of the world.
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 Games Workshop Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
You are the leader of one of a variety of warbands such as the insidious Skaven, stalwart Human Mercenaries, pious Sigmarite Sisters, or even the abominable Cult of the Possessed, who seek power and precious wyrdstone while attempting to survive the dangers of the city and the deadly competition of rival warbands.
These are not simply the battles of man against man. Epic battles feature immense armies of infantry, legions of tanks and giant war engines such as the bipedal Titans and super-heavy tanks armed with weapons normally seen on starships.
The Battle of Five Armies is a game of grand strategy in which generals must balance caution and daring in pursuit of victory.
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 J.R.R. Tolkien miscellanea - Battle of Five Armies (ICE) (wargame)
This is the same battle and played in a similar way (most wargames are), but a completely different set of game play.
The battle takes place after the dragon Smaug has been killed by the men of Dale (Bard was the one who actually killed him) and the Dwarves, Elves, and Men have come to claim the Dragon’s hoard.
The battle takes place at the foot of the Lonely Mountain (Erebor) where the twelve Dwarves and a Hobbit (Bilbo) are entrenched.
www.tolkienlibrary.com /miscellanea/games/battleof5armiesice.htm   (759 words)

  
 Lonely Mountain - a k a The Battle of Five Armies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Dusky Woodland Elves, Dwarves of the Iron Hills and Lake-men battle the Goblins and Wargs of Mount Gundabad.
Actually, right off the bat, I should admit that the title of this article is a quibble: "The Battle of Five Armies" is what Tolkien called his epic climax to "The Hobbit." And I should be satisfied with that.
The men on the ridge of the spur are medium infantry; the main field army is heavy infantry sword and spear.
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 Warmaster
The Hobbit, and is a large mass battle between goblins and wargs, versus the armies of dwarves, elves and man, with Eagles, a dragon, and some hobbits...
This is the 10mm version of Gandalf from GW's forthcoming Warmaster scale Battle of the Five Armies.
As I am so far behind in painting any of my Warmaster armies I doubt I will be buying an Araby army, but I might do what I did with the Lizardmen and buy a few units I like and paint them up.
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 The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Elven armies have the best archers in the game, and are also notable for their potent powers of healing and foresight among Heroes such as Galadriel and Elrond.
Typical Isengard armies feature the Uruk-hai pikeblock, though they are often supported by medium cavalry in the form of Wargs, or spellcasters in the form of Uruk Shamans or even Saruman himself.
Although the Army of the Dead Profiles were included in the compact "Mines of Moria" edition of the rules, they were accidentally omitted from the "One Rulebook".
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 In The Depths of Mirkwood: Legolas "Greenleaf" Thranduilion
The journey from Mirkwood to Rivendell would not have been very perilous for many years after the Battle of Five Armies (since most of the Orcs of the Misty Mountains were killed in that battle).
He would be a stranger in Lorien and because of the perils inhabiting Middle-earth he might not have begun leaving his father's kingdom until after the Battle of Five Armies.
It may be the Battle of Five Armies was the first true defining event in Legolas' career.
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 Dale (Middle-earth) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The town was repopulated after the Battle of Five Armies (featured in The Hobbit) where Bilbo Baggins and his Dwarf companions broke into the dragon's stronghold to recover the Dwarven treasure.
The Battle of the Five Armies began as a squabble over to whom the treasure belonged.
The people of Dale took refuge in Erebor with the Dwarves, and it was during the Battle of Dale that King Dáin II Ironfoot of Erebor and King Brand of Dale were slain.
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