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[[Image:Angelo Montanini - Dori.jpg|thumb|300px|[[Angelo Montanini]]'s illustration of ''Dori''.]]
 
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'''Dori''' was one of three dwarf brothers (the other two are [[Nori]] and [[Ori]]) who befriended [[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]] and traveled with him in search of [[Smaug]]'s treasure, as related in '[[The Hobbit]].'
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'''Dori''' was a Dwarf of [[Durin's folk]] who lived in the northern [[Blue Mountains]], and later the [[Lonely Mountain]].  He had two brothers named [[Nori]], and [[Ori]].  They were also remote kinsman to King [[Thorin Oakenshield]].
  
Dori was noteworthy for two incidents in the tale: Dori carried Bilbo in the tunnels of the [[Misty Mountains]] during the escape from the goblins, but unfortunately dropped him; the other dwarves later blamed him for "losing their burglar."
 
  
Later, during the escape from the [[Wargs]], Dori climbed down from a tree, which allowed Bilbo to scramble up the tree. Bilbo later grabbed Dori's legs as they bother were carried off by an eagle, saving them from a fire lit by goblins. 
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== The [[Quest of Erebor]] ==
  
'''Dori''', fought in and survived the [[Battle of Five Armies]].  He may have also fought in the [[Battle of Dale]] during the [[War of the Ring]].
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in 2941 Dori was one of twelve selected Dwarves to accompany Thorin Oakenshield on a quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the Dragon [[Smaug]].
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Dori was noteworthy for two incidents in the tale: Dori carried Bilbo in the tunnels of the [[Misty Mountains]] during the escape from the goblins, but unfortunately dropped him; the other Dwarves later blamed him for "losing their burglar."
  
'''Dori''' was of of [[Durin's folk | Durin's line]] and a remote relation of [[Thorin Oakenshield]]'s.
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Later, during the escape from the [[Wargs]], Dori climbed down from a tree, which allowed Bilbo to scramble up the tree. Bilbo later grabbed Dori's legs as they were carried off by an eagle, saving them from a fire lit by Goblins. 
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'''Dori''' later fought in and survived the [[Battle of Five Armies]].  And was also given his share of the treasure by Dáin II Ironfoot]], and made his home in Erebor. 
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== Erebor, And the War of the Ring ==
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Dori lived a very rich life after the quest as one of the reclaimers of the mountain.  He was still living during the [[War of the Ring]], and may have fought in the [[Battle of Dale]].
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His date of death is not known.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:02, 19 December 2007

Angelo Montanini's illustration of Dori.

Dori was a Dwarf of Durin's folk who lived in the northern Blue Mountains, and later the Lonely Mountain. He had two brothers named Nori, and Ori. They were also remote kinsman to King Thorin Oakenshield.


The Quest of Erebor

in 2941 Dori was one of twelve selected Dwarves to accompany Thorin Oakenshield on a quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the Dragon Smaug.

Dori was noteworthy for two incidents in the tale: Dori carried Bilbo in the tunnels of the Misty Mountains during the escape from the goblins, but unfortunately dropped him; the other Dwarves later blamed him for "losing their burglar."

Later, during the escape from the Wargs, Dori climbed down from a tree, which allowed Bilbo to scramble up the tree. Bilbo later grabbed Dori's legs as they were carried off by an eagle, saving them from a fire lit by Goblins.

Dori later fought in and survived the Battle of Five Armies. And was also given his share of the treasure by Dáin II Ironfoot]], and made his home in Erebor.


Erebor, And the War of the Ring

Dori lived a very rich life after the quest as one of the reclaimers of the mountain. He was still living during the War of the Ring, and may have fought in the Battle of Dale.

His date of death is not known.


Members of Thorin and Company
Thorin · Balin · Dwalin · Fíli · Kíli · Dori · Nori · Ori · Óin · Glóin · Bifur · Bofur · Bombur · Gandalf · Bilbo Baggins