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Dwarves of Ered Luin move to Moria

Event Type: Cultural/Social

Age: 2nd Age - Pre-Rings

Year: 0040

An event in the aftermath of the War of Wrath and the subsequent Sinking of Beleriand; see those entries for more information:

circa 40
Many dwarves leaving their old cities in Ered Luin go to Moria and swell its numbers.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Second Age

After the end of the First Age the power and wealth of Khazad-dûm was much increased; for it was enriched by many people and much lore and craft when the ancient cities of Nogrod and Belegost in the Blue Mountains were ruined at the breaking of Thangorodrim.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Durin's Folk

Elena Tiriel 10Oct05

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