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| date=c. [[First Age 510|F.A. 510]]
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| location=[[Gondolin]]
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| result=The destruction of Gondolin and deaths of most of its people; survivors fled to [[Nan-tathren]]
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| partof=[[Morgoth]]'s destruction of the [[Noldor]]
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| participants=[[Turgon]], [[Tuor]], [[Ecthelion of the Fountain]], [[Gondolindrim]], [[Gothmog (Lord of Balrogs)|Gothmog]], [[Orcs]], [[Dragons]]
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| description=A massive attack by Morgoth's forces upon Gondolin
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The '''Fall of Gondolin''' was a dramatic battle in which the hidden city of [[Gondolin]] was destroyed after its location was betrayed to [[Morgoth]] by [[Maeglin]].
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John Howe - The Fall of Gondolin.jpg
Fall of Gondolin
Event
LocationGondolin
Datec. F.A. 510
ResultThe destruction of Gondolin and deaths of most of its people; survivors fled to Nan-tathren
Part ofMorgoth's destruction of the Noldor
ParticipantsTurgon, Tuor, Ecthelion of the Fountain, Gondolindrim, Gothmog, Orcs, Dragons
DescriptionA massive attack by Morgoth's forces upon Gondolin

The Fall of Gondolin was a dramatic battle in which the hidden city of Gondolin was destroyed after its location was betrayed to Morgoth by Maeglin.