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<center>{{quote|There lies his crown in water deep,<br>Till Durin wakes again from sleep.|[[Gimli]]<ref>{{HM|FR}}, "[[A Journey in the Dark]]"</ref>}}</center>
 
<center>{{quote|There lies his crown in water deep,<br>Till Durin wakes again from sleep.|[[Gimli]]<ref>{{HM|FR}}, "[[A Journey in the Dark]]"</ref>}}</center>
  
'''Durin VII''' (lived in the [[Fourth Age]]) was the last of the six reincarnations of [[Durin the Deathless]] and a descendant of [[Thorin Stonehelm|Thorin III Stonehelm]].  
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'''Durin VII''' (lived in the [[Fourth Age]]) was the last of the six reincarnations of [[Durin|Durin the Deathless]] and a descendant of [[Thorin Stonehelm|Thorin III Stonehelm]].  
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Durin the Seventh led [[Durin's folk]] back to [[Khazad-dûm]] and restored the ancient kingdom during the [[Fourth Age]]. There his house remained until the world grew old and the Dwarves failed and the days of Durin's race were ended.<ref>{{HM|PM}}, "[[Of Dwarves and Men]]"</ref> The actions of Durin VII were prophesized at the time of the [[Battle of Five Armies]].<ref name="AppA">{{HM|AA}}, "Durin's Folk"</ref>  
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Durin the Seventh led [[Durin's folk]] back to [[Khazad-dûm]] and restored the ancient kingdom during the [[Fourth Age]]. There his house remained until the world grew old and the Dwarves failed and the days of Durin's race were ended.<ref>{{PM|Dwarves}}</ref> The actions of Durin VII were prophesized at the time of the [[Battle of Five Armies]].<ref name="AppA">{{App|Durin}}</ref>  
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Like all Durins after [[Durin I]] he was given the name of the first [[Fathers of the Dwarves|Father of the Dwarves]] because he greatly resembled him in both appearance and manner.  
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''Durinn'' is one of the Dwarfs in the ''[[Völuspá|Dvergatal]]''. The name means "Sleepy".<ref>Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in ''Publications of the Modern Language Association of America'', Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 06:24, 18 March 2013

The name Durin refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Durin (disambiguation).
Durin VII
Dwarf
Biographical Information
Other namesDurin the Last
TitlesKing of Durin's Folk
King of Khazad-dûm
LocationEventually Khazad-dûm
LanguageKhuzdul
BirthFourth Age?
Family
HouseHouse of Durin
Physical Description
GenderMale
"There lies his crown in water deep,
Till Durin wakes again from sleep.
"
Gimli[1]

Durin VII (lived in the Fourth Age) was the last of the six reincarnations of Durin the Deathless and a descendant of Thorin III Stonehelm.

History

Durin the Seventh led Durin's folk back to Khazad-dûm and restored the ancient kingdom during the Fourth Age. There his house remained until the world grew old and the Dwarves failed and the days of Durin's race were ended.[2] The actions of Durin VII were prophesized at the time of the Battle of Five Armies.[3]

Etymology

Durinn is one of the Dwarfs in the Dvergatal. The name means "Sleepy".[4]

Genealogy

Dáin Ironfoot
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thorin Stonehelm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DURIN VII
 


Durin VII
House of Durin
Born: Fourth Age
Unknown
Last known:
Thorin III Stonehelm
King of Durin's Folk
Fourth Age
Followed by:
Unknown
King of Khazad-dûm
Fourth Age

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Journey in the Dark"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  4. Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967