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Dates
Built early in the third age of the Captivity of Melkor
Sacked in (very approximately) I 505
Location
In the Forest of Region, on the southern banks of the River Esgalduin
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Pronunciation
me'negroth
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Menegroth

The Thousand Caves of Doriath

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Called 'The Thousand Caves', the stronghold and citadel of Thingol on the banks of the River Esgalduin in Doriath. It was delved in the long years before the rising of the Moon by the Dwarves of the Blue Mountains.


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