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Dwarves of Erebor

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The Dwarves may have first colonized the mountain as early as the [[Second Age]]{{fact}}, but after the awakening of the Balrog and the flight of [[Durin's folk]] from [[Khazad-dûm]], it was for the first time densely populated.   
 
The Dwarves may have first colonized the mountain as early as the [[Second Age]]{{fact}}, but after the awakening of the Balrog and the flight of [[Durin's folk]] from [[Khazad-dûm]], it was for the first time densely populated.   
 
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[[Thráin I]] established a kingdom thereafter. His son, [[Thorin I]], later became [[King under the Mountain]] but after seeing the wealth of the [[Dwarves of the Grey Mountains]] abandoned Erebor.   
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[[Thráin I]] established the [[Kingdom under the Mountain]] fleeing from Moria. During his time the [[Arkenstone]] was discovered, the most prized possession of the Kingdom. His son, [[Thorin I]], later became [[King under the Mountain]] but after seeing the wealth of the [[Dwarves of the Grey Mountains]], he abandoned Erebor.   
  
However the [[Cold-drakes]] invaded the Grey Mountains and drove most of the Dwarves out.
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When the [[Cold-drakes]] invaded the Grey Mountains, they drove most of the Dwarves out. [[Thrór]], a descendant of Thorin I, took some of his people and flew the Grey Mountains and refounded the kingdom of Erebor in {{TA|2590}}. His brother [[Grór]] continued east with a great following of Durin's folk to the [[Iron Hills]]
  
[[Thrór]], the descendent of Thorin I, took some of his people and flew the Grey Mountains and refounded the kingdom of Erebor.
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The Dwarves gained the friendship of the [[Northmen]] along the [[Celduin]] and had much trade of goods, beautiful trinkets, and weapons with the town of [[Dale]]. The Dwarves of Erebor also had much traffic of ores with their kinsmen in the Iron Hills and the region had peace and prosperity for many years.
  
The Dwarves were properous, and made great wealth for themselves until they were dispossessed of their immense wealth by [[Smaug]] the Dragon, who sacked their kingdom.   
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The Dwarves were properous, and made great wealth for themselves until they were dispossessed of their immense wealth by [[Smaug]] the Dragon, who flew south from the [[Ered Mithrin]] and [[Sack of Erebor|sacked]] their kingdom in {{TA|2770}}.   
  
But they reclaimed their inheritance many years later under the leadership of [[Thorin]].  But it was the descendants of [[Dáin Ironfoot|Dáin II Ironfoot]] that ruled there ever after.
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The Dwarves reclaimed their inheritance many years later under the leadership of [[Thorin II]].  But it was the descendants of [[Dáin Ironfoot|Dáin II Ironfoot]] that ruled there ever after.
  
 
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==Members==

Revision as of 21:27, 18 May 2012

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Dwarves of Erebor
Race
DominionsErebor, Moria
LanguagesKhuzdul
Average heightFive feet or less
Skin colorprobably white
DistinctionsShort in stature
MembersGimli, Thorin II Oakenshield

The Dwarves of Erebor were those who dwelt in the halls of Erebor, beneath the Lonely Mountain.

History

The Dwarves may have first colonized the mountain as early as the Second Age[source?], but after the awakening of the Balrog and the flight of Durin's folk from Khazad-dûm, it was for the first time densely populated.

Kingdom

Thráin I established the Kingdom under the Mountain fleeing from Moria. During his time the Arkenstone was discovered, the most prized possession of the Kingdom. His son, Thorin I, later became King under the Mountain but after seeing the wealth of the Dwarves of the Grey Mountains, he abandoned Erebor.

When the Cold-drakes invaded the Grey Mountains, they drove most of the Dwarves out. Thrór, a descendant of Thorin I, took some of his people and flew the Grey Mountains and refounded the kingdom of Erebor in T.A. 2590. His brother Grór continued east with a great following of Durin's folk to the Iron Hills

The Dwarves gained the friendship of the Northmen along the Celduin and had much trade of goods, beautiful trinkets, and weapons with the town of Dale. The Dwarves of Erebor also had much traffic of ores with their kinsmen in the Iron Hills and the region had peace and prosperity for many years.

The Dwarves were properous, and made great wealth for themselves until they were dispossessed of their immense wealth by Smaug the Dragon, who flew south from the Ered Mithrin and sacked their kingdom in T.A. 2770.

The Dwarves reclaimed their inheritance many years later under the leadership of Thorin II. But it was the descendants of Dáin II Ironfoot that ruled there ever after.

Members

Noted Dwarves from Erebor were: