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Building of Nargothrond begins

Event Type: General

Age: 1st Age

Year: 0052

'Then Finrod was filled with wonder at the strength and majesty of Menegroth, its treasuries and armouries and its many-pillared halls of stone; and it came into his heart that he would build wide halls behind ever-guarded gates in some deep and secret place beneath the hills...
Thus Finrod came to the Caverns of Narog, and began to establish there deep halls and armouries after the fashion of the mansions of Menegroth; and that stronghold was called Nargothrond. In that labour Finrod was aided by the Dwarves of the Blue Mountains...'

The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Ch 13, Of the Return of the Noldor

Lyllyn 9.1.03

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