Tolkien Gateway

Gateway

Gateway
Physical Description
TypeRoad
LocationJust outside of the Great Gate of Minas Tirith
RealmsGondor
DescriptionShort avenue
General Information
EventsCoronation of King Elessar

The Gateway was a short roadway from the Great Gate of Minas Tirith that led into the Pelennor Fields. On 1 May T.A. 3012[1] Aragorn halted a furlong from the walls of Minas Tirith at the start of the Gateway before advancing to be crowned King of Gondor.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Chief Days from the Fall of Barad-dûr to the End of the Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Steward and the King"