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Thrór resettles Erebor

Event Type: Cultural/Social

Age: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Year: 2590


Thrór returns to Erebor. Grór his brother goes to the Iron Hills.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age

Not long after [Dáin I was slain by a dragon] most of Durin's Folk abandoned the Grey Mountains.... Thrór, Dáin's heir, with Borin his father's brother and the remainder of the people returned to Erebor. To the Great Hall of Thráin, Thrór brought back the Arkenstone, and he and his folk prospered and became rich, and they had the friendship of all Men that dwelt near. For they made not only things of wonder and beauty but weapons and armour of great worth; and there was great traffic of ore between them and their kin in the Iron Hills. Thus the Northmen who lived between Celduin (River Running) and Carnen (Redwater) became strong and drove back all enemies from the East; and the Dwarves lived in plenty, and there was feasting and song in the Halls of Erebor.

The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Durin's Folk

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