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Dates
Nargothrond was completed in I 102, and endured for 393 years until its sack in I 495
Location
West Beleriand, on the western borders of Doriath
Origins
Peopled by the followers of Finrod Felagund
Race
Division
Family
Ruled by the House of Finrod
Pronunciation
Nargothrond is pronounced 'nargo'thrond'
Meaning
Nargothrond means 'underground fortress on the river Narog'

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Elves of Nargothrond

The people of Finrod Felagund

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Elves of the following of Finrod Felagund, who dwelt under his rule in the underground citadel of Nargothrond on the banks of the River Narog.


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