After Finrod son of Finarfin resolved to build himself a fortified citadel, Thingol told him of the Caverns of Narog. These caverns ran back into the rocky western banks of the river Narog, beneath a range of hills known as the High Faroth. Finrod recruited the Dwarves of the Blue Mountains to help him construct these caves into an underground fastness on the model of Thingol's Menegroth. The Dwarves, who were well rewarded for their work, gave Finrod a new name at this time: Felagund, meaning 'Hewer of Caves', and he is known in histories as 'Finrod Felagund' from this point forward.
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