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Kingdom under the Mountain

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The '''Kingdom under the Mountain''' was the name given to the Dwarf realm of [[Erebor]], and to the different periods when the seat of the Durin's throne was present their for much of the later [[Third Age]].
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The '''Kingdom under the Mountain''' was the name given to the Dwarf realm of [[Erebor]].<ref name="Durin">{{App|Durin}}</ref>  It was founded in {{TA|1990}} when [[Thráin I]] came to the Lonely Mountain<ref name="TA">{{App|TA}}</ref> and discoverd the [[Arkenstone]].<ref name="Durin"/>  The kingdom lasted until {{TA|2770|n}} when [[Smaug]] the [[Dragons|Dragon]] invaded and either killed the Dwarves or forced them to leave.  When Smaug was slain in {{TA|2941|n}}, [[Dáin Ironfoot]] became King Dáin II and the kingdom was restored.<ref name="TA"/>
  
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Revision as of 18:49, 25 February 2012

The Kingdom under the Mountain was the name given to the Dwarf realm of Erebor.[1] It was founded in T.A. 1990 when Thráin I came to the Lonely Mountain[2] and discoverd the Arkenstone.[1] The kingdom lasted until 2770 when Smaug the Dragon invaded and either killed the Dwarves or forced them to leave. When Smaug was slain in 2941, Dáin Ironfoot became King Dáin II and the kingdom was restored.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"