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The '''Dwarves of Nogrod''', were the Dwarf clan known as the [[Firebeards]] who dwelled in the [[Ered Luin]] in the [[First Age]], until [[Nogrod]] was destroyed in the [[War of Wrath]] by the [[Valar]].
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|name= Dwarves of Nogrod
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|dominions=[[Nogrod]], [[Blue Mountains]]
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|languages= [[Khuzdul]]<br/>[[Sindarin]]
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|height=Five feet or less
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|distinctions= Short in stature, beards, well-armoured in combat
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|lifespan=around 250 years
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|members=[[Gamil Zirak]]<br/>[[Telchar]]<br/>[[Naugladur]]
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The '''Dwarves of Nogrod''' were the [[Dwarves|Dwarven]] House who dwelled at  [[Nogrod]] in the [[First Age]].
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==History==
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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]].
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However, their lust for jewels and other treasures led them to murder King [[Thingol]] for the [[Nauglamír]], and later the [[Battle of the Thousand Caves]].  As they were returning home, they were waylaid by [[Beren|Beren Erchamion]] and [[Green-elves|Elves of Ossiriand]] in the [[Battle of Sarn Athrad]].  Those few that survived fled into the woods, where the [[Ents]] massacred the remainder.
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[[Nogrod]] was ruined due to 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 [[Moria|Khazad-dûm]].
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==Portrayal in adaptations==
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'''1982-97: ''[[Middle-earth Role Playing]]'':'''
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: The Dwarves of Nogrod are called '''Dwalin's Tribe'''.<ref>{{ICE|8004}}</ref><ref>[[Thomas Morwinsky]], "A Brief History of the Dwarven Mansions", in ''[[Other Minds]]'' issue 4 (July 2008)</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[Dwarves of Belegost]]
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Dwarves of Nogrod
Race
DominionsNogrod, Blue Mountains
LanguagesKhuzdul
Sindarin
Average heightFive feet or less
DistinctionsShort in stature, beards, well-armoured in combat
Lifespanaround 250 years
MembersGamil Zirak
Telchar
Naugladur

The Dwarves of Nogrod were the Dwarven House who dwelled at Nogrod in the First Age.

Contents

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.

However, their lust for jewels and other treasures led them to murder King Thingol for the Nauglamír, and later the Battle of the Thousand Caves. 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, where the Ents massacred the remainder.

Nogrod was ruined due to 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-dûm.

Portrayal in adaptations

1982-97: Middle-earth Role Playing:

The Dwarves of Nogrod are called Dwalin's Tribe.[1][2]

See also

References

  1. R. Mark Colburn, Peter C. Fenlon, John D. Ruemmler, Terry K. Amthor, Jessica M. Ney (1989), Lords of Middle-earth Vol III: Hobbits, Dwarves, Ents, Orcs & Trolls (#8004)
  2. Thomas Morwinsky, "A Brief History of the Dwarven Mansions", in Other Minds issue 4 (July 2008)