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One of the greatest mountains of the [[Ered Luin]] on the eastern borders of [[Beleriand]], lying at the mid-point of the range near the Dwarf-cities of [[Nogrod]] and [[Belegost]].
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'''Mount Dolmed''' was a mountain in the [[Ered Luin]] or "Blue Mountains".
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Mount Dolmed loomed over the only known pass from [[Eriador]] into [[Beleriand]]. It was here that according to the [[Dwarves]] two of the [[Fathers of the Dwarves]], the founders of the '''[[Broadbeams]]''' and the '''[[Firebeards]]''', awoke. Their descendants later established the Dwarven cities of [[Nogrod]] and [[Belegost]].
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Nogrod was established near and under Mount Dolmed itself, Belegost lay more to the south.
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After the [[War of Wrath]] the Ered Luin were broken at the location of Mount Dolmed and an arm of the sea, the [[Gulf of Lune]], broke through it. Mount Dolmed was completely destroyed together with Nogrod.
  
 
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Revision as of 06:10, 22 October 2005

Mount Dolmed was a mountain in the Ered Luin or "Blue Mountains".

Mount Dolmed loomed over the only known pass from Eriador into Beleriand. It was here that according to the Dwarves two of the Fathers of the Dwarves, the founders of the Broadbeams and the Firebeards, awoke. Their descendants later established the Dwarven cities of Nogrod and Belegost.

Nogrod was established near and under Mount Dolmed itself, Belegost lay more to the south.

After the War of Wrath the Ered Luin were broken at the location of Mount Dolmed and an arm of the sea, the Gulf of Lune, broke through it. Mount Dolmed was completely destroyed together with Nogrod.