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In J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, the Lonely Mountain (Sindarin Erebor) is a mountain in the northeast of Rhovanion. It is also the source of the Celduin river. J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... A legendarium is a book or series of books consisting of a collection of legends. ... Sindarin is an artificial language (or conlang) developed by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Mount McKinley in Alaska has one of the largest visible base-to-summit elevation differences anywhere A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Rhovanion or Wilderland was a large region of northern Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Celduin or River Running was a 600–Númenórean miles long river that ran from the Lonely Mountain south through the Long Lake where it was joined by the Forest River and thence through the easern outskirts of Mirkwood, then south...

The ancestral home of the King under the Mountain, it became a Dwarven stronghold, where the Dwarves became a numerous and prosperous people. The Dwarves of that time were skilled in Masonry and stone work, and there was great demand for their work by the surrounding peoples. Clearly through this the Dwarves got very rich and amassed a large amount of gold and treasure. This is what attracted Smaug to the mountain. The term King under the Mountain was used in a good deal of Celtic mythology (and later fairy tales) to refer to the ruler of the supernatural creatures particular to a given location, particularly the sidhe. ... The Dwarves of J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth are beings of short stature who all possess beards (even the women), and are often friendly with Hobbits although long suspicious of Elves. ... Stronghold is a commercial version of Apache Web Server, distributed by RedHat Inc. ... Masonry is the building of structures from individual units laid in and bound together by mortar. ... General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ... Treasure is a concentration of riches, often that which is considered lost or forgotten until being rediscovered. ... For the MUD of this name, see SMAUG. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Smaug was a greedy, reddish-gold dragon of Middle-earth, who laid waste to Dale and captured the Lonely Mountain (Erebor) with all its treasure, which he gathered in a central hall and slept...


Whilst Thorin Oakenshield was one day out hunting, Smaug came from the mountains and took over the mountain, hoarding all the gold. Thráin II and several companions escaped by (as was later discovered) a secret door. For many years the dwarves lived in exile in the Ered Luin until, by a chance meeting, Gandalf the Grey met Thorin Oakenshield, and they planned to reclaim the mountain. This is told in detail in The Quest of Erebor. In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Thorin Oakenshield was a Dwarf, the son of Thráin II and the grandson of King Thrór. ... Thráin II is a Dwarf from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... The Ered Luin or Blue Mountains, also known as Ered Lindon, is the mountain range at the far west of Eriador, in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth. ... Sir Ian McKellen portrays Gandalf in The Two Towers. ... The Quest of Erebor is a work of fantasy fiction by J. R. R. Tolkien, posthumously published by his son Christopher Tolkien in Unfinished Tales. ...


In The Hobbit, Bilbo and Thorin's company travel to the Lonely Mountain to regain the treasure Smaug had stolen. Set into the side of the mountain was a secret door, five feet high and wide enough for three to walk abreast. Gandalf had managed to obtain the door's key, which would only open it when the setting sun and the last moon of autumn were in the sky together. By a fortunate coincidence, this happened just as Bilbo and the Dwarves arrived. The trip taken in The Hobbit in middle earth shown in red The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien originally as a childrens story in the tradition of the fairy tale. ... Bilbo Baggins is the central character of J. R. R. Tolkiens novel The Hobbit, and a minor character in its sequel, The Lord of the Rings, which is composed of the volumes The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King. ... Gandalf is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ...


By more luck than wisdom Smaug was eventually slain — shot out of the sky with a well-aimed arrow to his only weakspot by Bard the Bowman, a man of Esgaroth — and Thorin claimed the mountain. Bard later became king of the area in the shadow of the Lonely Mountain, known as Dale. However Elves of Mirkwood and Men of Esgaroth claimed a part of the treasure, which Thorin refused to share. This led to the Battle of Five Armies, where Dáin II Ironfoot came to the aid of his cousin Thorin, but Dwarves, Elves, and Men joined ranks together with the Eagles against the Goblins. During the battle, Thorin was mortally injured, and the titles King under the Mountain and King of Durin's Folk passed to Dáin. A fictional character in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, Bard the Bowman of Esgaroth was one of the most skilled archers among Men, and the heir of Girion, the last king of old Dale. ... Esgaroth upon the Long Lake, also known as Lake-town, is a fictional community of Men in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Dale is a town in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Mirkwood was the name of the Maeotian marshes which separated the Goths from the Huns in the Norse Hervarar saga. ... The race of Men in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth books, such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, refers to humanity and does not denote gender. ... The Battle of Five Armies is a battle depicted in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Dáin II Ironfoot was a Dwarven King from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... A cousin chart identifies the correct name for the relationship between two people with a common ancestor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the eagles were immense flying birds that were sentient, and could speak. ... In Norse mythology, Durin was the first of the Seven Fathers of the Dwarves. ...


With the restoration of the Kingdom under the Mountain the area became prosperous again, and Dwarves and Men reforged their friendship. Dáin was killed during the War of the Ring, and was succeeded by his son Thorin III Stonehelm. Spoiler warning: In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the War of the Ring ended the Third Age. ... Thorin III Stonehelm was a Dwarven King from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ...



Dwarves of Middle-earth

Azaghâl | Balin | Bifur | Bofur | Bombur | Borin | Dáin I | Dáin II Ironfoot | Dís | Dori | Durin(s) | Dwalin | Fíli | Flói | Frerin | Frár | Frór | Fundin | Gamil Zirak | Gimli | Glóin | Gróin | Grór | Ibûn | Khîm | Kíli | Lóni | Mîm | Náin I | Náin II | Náin son of Grór | Náli | Nár | Narvi | Nori | Óin | Ori | Telchar | Thorin I | Thorin II Oakenshield | Thorin III | Thráin I | Thráin II | Thrór The Dwarves of J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth are beings of short stature who all possess beards (even the women), and are often friendly with Hobbits although long suspicious of Elves. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... Azaghâl is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, Balin was a Dwarf leader, the son of Fundin and elder brother of Dwalin. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens The Hobbit, Bifur the fictional Dwarf was a companion to Bilbo Baggins and Thorin Oakenshield on the quest of Erebor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens The Hobbit, Bofur the fictional Dwarf was a companion to Bilbo Baggins and Thorin Oakenshield on the quest of Erebor. ... In the The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, Bombur is a fat Dwarf who accompanies Thorin Oakenshield and Bilbo Baggins on their journey to Erebor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Borin is a Dwarf of Durins Line, the second son of King Náin II. He was the ancestor of both Balin and Gimli Elf_friend of the Company of the Ring. ... Dáin I is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... Dáin II Ironfoot was a Dwarven King from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... Dís is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... Spoiler warning: In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy, The Hobbit, Dori is one of three dwarf brothers (the other two are Nori and Ori) who befriend Bilbo and travel with him in search of Smaugs treasure caverns. ... In Norse mythology, Durin was the first of the Seven Fathers of the Dwarves. ... Dwalin is a fictional character in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Fíli and Kíli are fictional characters in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, Balin was a Dwarf leader, the son of Fundin and elder brother of Dwalin. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Frerin was a dwarf, the second son of Thráin II and the younger brother of Thorin Oakenshield. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, Balin was a Dwarf leader, the son of Fundin and elder brother of Dwalin. ... In Tolkiens fictional world of Middle-earth, Frór was a dwarf of the line of Durin, who was killed with his father Dáin I by a cold-drake in the Grey Mountains. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, the Dwarf Fundin was the son of Farin, the brother of Gróin, and the father of Balin and Dwalin, two of Thorin Oakenshields companions on the Quest of Erebor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Gamil Zirak was a Dwarf. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings, Gimli is a Dwarf of Durins Folk who is chosen to accompany Frodo Baggins as a member of the Fellowship of the Ring on the quest to destroy the One Ring. ... Glóin is a the name of two fictional characters of J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth. ... Glóin is a the name of two fictional characters of J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Grór was a Dwarf of Durins folk. ... The main part of this article relates to the last versions of Middle-earths history, and as such may controvert parts of The Silmarillion. ... The main part of this article relates to the last versions of Middle-earths history, and as such may controvert parts of The Silmarillion. ... Fíli and Kíli are fictional characters in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, Balin was a Dwarf leader, the son of Fundin and elder brother of Dwalin. ... The main part of this article relates to the last versions of Middle-earths history, and as such may controvert parts of The Silmarillion. ... Náin I is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Náin II is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Grór was a Dwarf of Durins folk. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth, Balin was a Dwarf leader, the son of Fundin and elder brother of Dwalin. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth, Nár was a Dwarf, the companion of Thrór during his ill-fated attempt to reclaim Moria. ... In Middle-earth, Narvi (originally Ngarvi) made the Doors of Durin, on which Celebrimbor wrote the inscription. ... Nori is a fictional character in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Óin is a name of two fictional characters of J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world of Middle-earth. ... Ori is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... Telchar is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... Thorin I is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, Thorin Oakenshield was a Dwarf, the son of Thráin II and the grandson of King Thrór. ... Thorin III Stonehelm was a Dwarven King from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... Thráin I, sometimes Thrain the Old, is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Thráin II is a Dwarf from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth, Thrór (2542 TA-2790 TA), was a Dwarf, the son of Dáin I and the father of Thráin II and brother to Frór and Grór. ...


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Lonely Mountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (474 words)
Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, the Lonely Mountain (Sindarin Erebor) is a mountain in the northeast of Rhovanion.
Bard later became king of the area in the shadow of the Lonely Mountain, known as Dale.
During the battle, Thorin was mortally injured, and the titles King under the Mountain and King of Durin's Folk passed to Dáin.
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