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'''Lord of the Glittering Caves''' was a title created by [[Gimli]] son of [[Glóin]], the [[Dwarf]] for the overlordship of [[Aglarond]].  It is not known who succeeded him, if anyone.
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'''Lord of the Glittering Caves''' was a title created by the [[Dwarves|dwarf]] [[Gimli]] son of [[Glóin]] for the overlordship of [[Aglarond]].  It is not known who succeeded him, if anyone.
  
After the downfall of [[Sauron]], [[Gimli]] led a party of the [[Dwarves]] of [[Erebor]] to [[Aglarond]], the [[Glittering Caves]] of the [[White Mountains]] within the realm of [[Rohan]]. There they founded a colony, and Gimli became known as the Lord of the Glittering Caves. His Dwarves performed great services for the [[Rohirrim]] and the [[Men]] of [[Gondor]], of which the most famous was the making of new gates for [[Minas Tirith]], forged out of [[Mithril]] and steel.
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After the downfall of [[Sauron]], [[Gimli]] led a party of the [[Dwarves]] of [[Lonely Mountain|Erebor]] to Aglarond, the [[Glittering Caves]] of the [[White Mountains]] within the realm of [[Rohan]]. There they founded a colony, and Gimli became known as the Lord of the Glittering Caves. His Dwarves performed great services for the [[Rohirrim]] and the [[Men]] of [[Gondor]], of which the most famous was the making of new gates for [[Minas Tirith]], forged out of ''[[mithril]]'' and steel.<ref>{{App|Durin}}</ref>
 
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Lord of the Glittering Caves was a title created by the dwarf Gimli son of Glóin for the overlordship of Aglarond. It is not known who succeeded him, if anyone.

After the downfall of Sauron, Gimli led a party of the Dwarves of Erebor to Aglarond, the Glittering Caves of the White Mountains within the realm of Rohan. There they founded a colony, and Gimli became known as the Lord of the Glittering Caves. His Dwarves performed great services for the Rohirrim and the Men of Gondor, of which the most famous was the making of new gates for Minas Tirith, forged out of mithril and steel.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"