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Dwarves of Nogrod

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They were renowned as the best craftsman and jewelers in Middle earth. They were also great masons, for they aided the Noldor in the building of [[Nargothrond]].  
 
They were renowned as the best craftsman and jewelers in Middle earth. They were also great masons, for they aided the Noldor in the building of [[Nargothrond]].  
  
But their lust for jewels and other treasures led them to the murdering of King [[Thingol]] of the [[Nauglamir]], and the [[Sack of Doriath]].  After this act of treachery as they were returning home they were waylaid by [[Beren Erchamion]] and [[Elves of Ossiriand]] in the [[Battle of Sarn Athrad]].  Those few that survived fled into the woods and the arms of the [[Ents]] who massacred them the remainder.
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But their lust for jewels and other treasures led them to the murdering of King [[Thingol]] of the [[Nauglamir]], and the [[Sack of Doriath]].  After this act of treachery as they were returning home they were waylaid by [[Beren|Beren Erchamion]] and [[Elves of Ossiriand]] in the [[Battle of Sarn Athrad]].  Those few that survived fled into the woods and the arms of the [[Ents]] who massacred them the remainder.
  
 
[[Nogrod]] was destroyed in the [[War of Wrath]] by the [[Valar]] which marked the end of the [[First Age]].  Most of the Dwarves of Nogrod would later go to [[Khazad-dum]], while some stayed to build and rebuild what new halls and mines with the [[Broadbeams]] that stayed.
 
[[Nogrod]] was destroyed in the [[War of Wrath]] by the [[Valar]] which marked the end of the [[First Age]].  Most of the Dwarves of Nogrod would later go to [[Khazad-dum]], while some stayed to build and rebuild what new halls and mines with the [[Broadbeams]] that stayed.

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Dwarves of Nogrod
Race
DominionsNogrod, Blue Mountains
LanguagesKhuzdul
Average heightFive feet or less
Skin colorprobably white
DistinctionsShort in stature, beards, well-armoured in combat
Lifespanaround 250 years

The Dwarves of Nogrod were the Dwarven House known as the Firebeards who dwelled in the Blue Mountains in the First Age.

History

They were renowned as the best craftsman and jewelers in Middle earth. They were also great masons, for they aided the Noldor in the building of Nargothrond.

But their lust for jewels and other treasures led them to the murdering of King Thingol of the Nauglamir, and the Sack of Doriath. After this act of treachery as they were returning home they were waylaid by Beren Erchamion and Elves of Ossiriand in the Battle of Sarn Athrad. Those few that survived fled into the woods and the arms of the Ents who massacred them the remainder.

Nogrod was destroyed in the War of Wrath by the Valar which marked the end of the First Age. Most of the Dwarves of Nogrod would later go to Khazad-dum, while some stayed to build and rebuild what new halls and mines with the Broadbeams that stayed.

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