Battles of Beleriand
J. R. R. Tolkien's " The Silmarillion", there were many battles between the Elves of Beleriandand the forces of Morgoth.
These battles are often referred to as the Battles of Beleriand, but also as the War of the Jewels as the
Silmarilli were behind them all.
First Battle of Beleriandwas fought before the Noldorarrived, and was fought by the Sindarand Laiquendi.
#The Second Battle was
Dagor-nuin-Giliath, or "Battle-under-Stars", fought by the Noldor following Fëanorand his Seven Sons, in which the Noldor were victorious but Fëanor was slain.
#*During this battle the
Battle of Lhammothwas fought by the host of Fingolfin.
#The Third Battle was
Dagor Aglareb, or "Glorious Battle", which led to the Siege of Angband.
#*Various minor battles were fought during the Siege which are not counted.
#The Fourth Battle was the
Dagor Bragollach, or "Battle of Sudden Flame", in which the Siege was broken and Fingolfinwas slain.
#*Minas Tirith was taken by
Sauron2 years afterward.
#The Fifth Battle was the
Nírnaeth Arnoediador "Battle of Unnumbered Tears", in which the Noldor were utterly defeated.
Battle of Tumhalad, in which the elven forces under Orodrethand Túrin were defeated by Angband forces under Glaurung, leading to the sack of Nargothrond.
#The Last Battle of Beleriand, called the Great Battle and the
War of Wrath, ended the First Ageof Ardaand destroyed Beleriand, for the wrath of the Valar was so great that it caused Beleriand to sink under the Sea.
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