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'''Vaes Leqse''' is a ruined city in [[Essos]] in the eastern [[Kingdom of Sarnor]], bordering the central [[Dothraki sea]]. It is north of [[Yalli Qamayi]], northeast of [[Vojjor Samvi]], and southeast of [[Vaes Athjikhari]]. Vaes Leqse is situated on the northeastern shore of a small lake, with a river running north to the [[Bay of Tusks]].{{Ref|TLOIAF| The Dothraki Sea}} It was originally called '''Gornath''', or '''Gornath by the Lake''',{{Ref|TWOIAF| Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}} but it is now known by its [[Dothraki language]] name, Vaes Leqse, meaning "''City of Rats''".{{Ref|AWOIAF| Vaes Leqse (Gornath)}}
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'''Vaes Leqse''' is a ruined city in [[Essos]] in the eastern [[Kingdom of Sarnor]], bordering the central [[Dothraki sea]]. It is north of [[Yalli Qamayi]], northeast of [[Vojjor Samvi]], and southeast of [[Vaes Athjikhari]]. Vaes Leqse is situated on the northeastern shore of a small lake, with a river running north to the [[Bay of Tusks]].{{Ref|TLOIAF|The Dothraki Sea}} It was originally called '''Gornath''', or '''Gornath by the Lake''',{{Ref|TWOIAF|Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}} but it is now known by its [[Dothraki language]] name, Vaes Leqse, meaning "City of Rats".{{Ref|AWOIAF|Vaes Leqse (Gornath)}}
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
When Khal [[Moro]] and his khalasar attacked [[Kasath]], the king of Gornath gave the [[Dothraki]] his aid, going as far as to take one of Moro's daughters as his wife. Gornath fell twelve years later to Khal [[Horro]], while the King of Gornath was killed by his own Dothraki wife.{{Ref|TWOIAF| Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}}  
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Gornath was known for its canals.{{Ref|TWOIAF|Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}}
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During the [[Century of Blood]], the kings of Gornath and [[Kasath]] fought over the spoils of [[Sathar]], after that city's destruction by [[Dothraki]]. When Khal [[Moro]] and his ''[[khalasar]]'' attacked Kasath, the king of Gornath gave the Dothraki his aid, going as far as to take one of Moro's daughters as his wife. Gornath fell twelve years later to Khal [[Horro]], while the King of Gornath was killed by his own Dothraki wife.{{Ref|TWOIAF|Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}}  
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
[[Daenerys Targaryen]] travels south of Vaes Leqse during the journey of Khal [[Drogo]]'s ''[[khalasar]]'' from [[Pentos]] to [[Vaes Dothrak]].{{Ref|TLOIAF| Journeys}}
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[[Daenerys Targaryen]] travels south of Vaes Leqse during the journey of Khal [[Drogo]]'s ''[[khalasar]]'' from [[Pentos]] to [[Vaes Dothrak]].{{Ref|TLOIAF|Journeys}}
 
 
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Vaes Leqse has not yet been mentioned in ''[[A Song of Ice and Fire]]'', only appearing in ''[[The Lands of Ice and Fire]]'' and ''[[A World of Ice and Fire]]''.
 
  
 
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==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 20:09, 18 July 2019

Vaes Leqse is located in Essos
Vaes Leqse
Essos and the location of Vaes Leqse

Vaes Leqse is a ruined city in Essos in the eastern Kingdom of Sarnor, bordering the central Dothraki sea. It is north of Yalli Qamayi, northeast of Vojjor Samvi, and southeast of Vaes Athjikhari. Vaes Leqse is situated on the northeastern shore of a small lake, with a river running north to the Bay of Tusks.[1] It was originally called Gornath, or Gornath by the Lake,[2] but it is now known by its Dothraki language name, Vaes Leqse, meaning "City of Rats".[3]

History

Gornath was known for its canals.[2]

During the Century of Blood, the kings of Gornath and Kasath fought over the spoils of Sathar, after that city's destruction by Dothraki. When Khal Moro and his khalasar attacked Kasath, the king of Gornath gave the Dothraki his aid, going as far as to take one of Moro's daughters as his wife. Gornath fell twelve years later to Khal Horro, while the King of Gornath was killed by his own Dothraki wife.[2]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen travels south of Vaes Leqse during the journey of Khal Drogo's khalasar from Pentos to Vaes Dothrak.[4]

References

  1. The Lands of Ice and Fire, The Dothraki Sea.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The World of Ice & Fire, Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands.
  3. George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire, Vaes Leqse (Gornath).
  4. The Lands of Ice and Fire, Journeys.