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Dates
Dwarves first established the kingdom of Erebor in III 1999, but deserted it in III 2210; it was refounded in III 2590, and sacked by Smaug in III 2770; after the Dragon's death in III 2941 Erebor was refounded once again and survived into the Fourth Age
Location
To the northeast of Mirkwood, at the source of the River Running
Origins
The original settlers were led by Thráin I of Durin's Folk
Race
Division
Family
Ruled by the House of Durin
Other names

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The Dwarves who dwelt in the halls of Erebor, beneath the Lonely Mountain. They were dispossessed of their immense wealth by Smaug, who sacked their kingdom, but they famously reclaimed their inheritance many years later under the leadership of Thorin Oakenshield.


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