It was here where the Nine (see: Ringwraith, or Nazgûl) were said to have crossed the river Isen on midsummers eve by Saruman to Gandalf upon his visit to Orthanc. The Fords of Isen had two battles in the War of the Ring that were fought between Saruman's Army of Uruk-hai and the Rohirrim. It was in this fords where Theodred was killed during the First Battle of the Fords of Isen. Near the Fords of Isen was where the Rohirrim met with the Grey Company.
Portrayal in adaptations
The Fords of Isen appear as a battleground in The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth. They are also represented in The Lord of the Rings Online as depicted above.
Translations around the World
|Foreign Language||Translated name|
|Portuguese (Brazil)||Vaus do Isen|
|Chinese (Hong Kong)||艾辛河渡口|
|Fords of Middle-earth|