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 Moria (Middle-earth) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tolkien, Moria (also known as Khazad-dûm, The Black Chasm, The Black Pit, Dwarrowdelf, Hadhodrond, and Phurunargian) was a name given to an enormous underground city in the Misty Mountains of Middle-earth.
He was slain by the orc Azog, an infamous murder that precipitated The War of the Dwarves and Orcs which culminated in a very bloody battle outside Moria's eastern gates nine years later.
When they were stopped by snow on Mt. Caradhras, the Fellowship reluctantly agreed to journey through Moria to continue the Quest of the Ring. /wiki/Moria_(Middle-earth)   (826 words)

 Middle-earth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tolkien insisted that Middle-earth is (part of) our Earth in several of his letters, in one of them (no. 211) estimating the end of the Third Age to about 6,000 years before his own time.
The term "Middle-earth" is often misspelled as "Middle-Earth" or "Middle Earth".
Thus the three Silmarils ended in the sky with Eärendil, in the earth, and in the sea respectively. /wiki/Middle-earth   (5891 words)

 Khazad-dum / Moria
At the West-gate of Moria, an aquatic creature with many tentacles called the Watcher in the Water killed Oin and dammed Gate-stream, preventing the Dwarves from escaping that way.
Khazad-dum was located in the Misty Mountains under the three Mountains of Moria - Cloudyhead, the Redhorn, and the Silvertine.
In 2509 in the Redhorn Gate over the Mountains of Moria, Elrond's wife Celebrian was abducted by Orcs. /moria.html   (3442 words)

 The Dungeons of Moria
The name of the game (Moria) and Balrog are from Middle Earth stories by J.R.R.Tolkien, but other than that the game doesn't have much common with the writings of Tolkien.
The first version of Moria was written by Robert Alan Koeneke at the University of Oklahoma in 1983.
The goal of Moria is to descend down into the dungeons of Moria and defeat Balrog, a very powerful, evil being. /~eye/roguelike/moria.html   (547 words)

 GW Online : The Lord of The Rings : A Middle-earth Bestiary
There are a great many different creatures that make their home in Middle-earth.
The Watcher in the Water is a strange and horrifying monster that lurks in the deep waters of the pool near the west gate of Moria.
When the Dwarves of Moria mined too deeply, in their greed for the mithril that could be found there, they awoke a great terror. /thelordoftherings/bestiary/1   (1190 words)

 Introduction to Middle Earth for LOTR movie
At this point, it is a good time to introduce you to the members of the fellowship and the inhabitants of Middle Earth.
So this book is a good introduction to LOTR and the world of Middle Earth.
Another point to note is that with the destruction of the Master Ring, the elven rings will also lose their power, so that is why the Elves will have to leave Middle Earth at the end of the tale. /puayc/articles/tokien/introForMovie.html   (2952 words)

 Middle-earth - Wikipedia
Tolkien's mythological tales of Middle-earth are meant to be taken, fictitiously, as an ancient history of the Earth, particularly of Europe, from several thousand years before the lands took their present shape.
It is consistently misspelled as 'Middle Earth' by journalists.
These are the Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game from Decipher Inc.[?] and the Middle Earth Role Play game (MERP) from Iron Crown Enterprises. /mi/Middle-earth.html   (681 words)

 Orcs of Middle-earth
Orc leader of Moria during the War of the Dwarves and the Orcs.
He called himself king and appears to have commanded the Orcs not only in Moria but in all of the Misty Mountains.
In 2799 the Battle of Azanulbizar was fought in Dimrill Dale. /orcs.html   (2743 words)

 Finduilas's J.R.R. Tolkien Page - Places in Middle-Earth
Erebor was first settled just after Moria was deserted, and later attracted the attention of Smaug, who until the Quest to destroy Smaug was successful in the year 2941 of the Third Age.
During the Second Age of the Sun, Eregion, which was nigh to the West-Gate of Moria, was settled by the Elven-Smiths.
It was in Moria that Gandalf fell fighting the Balrog. /tables/html/places.htm   (4621 words)

 Lord of the Rings Fanatics Library - History of Moria in the 3rd Age
n the middle of Third Age Khazâd-dûm (known as Dwarrowdelf among the Men and as Hadhodrond or Moria among the Elves), the ancient settlement of Durin's folk (the Longbeards) in the Mountains, was the only of the great dwarven cities still inhabited and prospering.
At any rate, Moria was ones of the largest, or perhaps the largest orcish stronghold in Misty Mountains, from which the Orcs could make raids into Eriador (even going as far as the Shire), and encumber the traffic though Misty Mountains.
The records are contradictory as to when Moria was inhabited by the Orcs (Unfinished Tales suggest that it happened immediately after appearance of Balrog, while the Tale of Years gives the date 2480, III). /agesofarda/dangerinmoria.asp   (735 words)

 The Lord of the Rings
When the players finally emerge through Moria's eastern gates, they will have fought four distinct battles, survived using their skill, wits, and teamwork in the dark caverns of Moria, and played through the most exciting action sequence ever seen in a fantasy film.
Players who choose to travel Through the Mines of Moria assume the roles of the members of the Fellowship of the Ring, and relive their dangerous and legendary adventures.
Through the Mines of Moria begins at the western doors leading into Moria, takes players through several encounters with servants of the Shadow, and culminates with a climactic battle against the dreaded Balrog. /lordoftherings/rpg/advgamepressrelease.html   (479 words)

 Creatures of Middle-Earth
The Dwarves that reentered Moria near the end of the Third Age had dug deep, perhaps more deeply than had any mortal creature before, and uncovered this menace from its self-induced coma in hiding in the roots of Moria.
The answers are unknown, since Gandalf the Grey, an Istar and thus a Maia himself, fought and vanquished this awful Lord of Moria - sacrificing his Fana in the prosess.
During the Quest of the Ring, this evil beings was awakened by the Fellowship of the Ring, who managed to escape to Moria. /whats_new.html   (12476 words) -> Legends and Lore -> Relics -> Tolkien
They both also share a dip in the coastline of the North: The Deep in Myth and the Ice Bay of Forochel in Middle-Earth though this is to the west of the mountain range.
Melkor was the first evil to corrupt Middle-Earth.
He was the most powerful of the original spirits sent to earth and sought only to destroy all that the Valar had made. /legends/relics/tolkien.html   (3288 words)

 RPGamer - Preview - Middle-Earth Online
It will be up to the lesser known heroes of Middle Earth to keep peace in Eriador (and other regions as expansions are released) in the wake of the fellowship.
The developers seem to be working diligently to stay as close as possible to Tolkien's vision of Middle Earth.
The player will control a civilian character from Middle Earth, not a character found in the books. /games/other/pc/middleearth/middleearthprev.html   (903 words)

 In Middle Earth - Moria
In Middle Earth :: Battle For Middle Earth :: Moria /index.cgi?board=moria   (35 words)

 The Annals of Middle-earth
It was influenced heavily by the Eldar and spread along the coasts of Middle- earth during the Second Age, becoming a sort of Common Tongue.
One of the Aratar, he made most of the earth and its substances in the Ainulindalë, and is thus called Smith of Arda.
Irmo and Estë prayed to Varda, who commanded Arien to rest in Valinor while Tirion was in the sky, and to pass under the Earth to arise in the east. /~eruantalon/glossary/a.html   (7011 words)

 Dwarves of Khazad-dum - Books -
Now in the fourth age of Middle earth, Moria is free of the balrog, and there is hope.
The dwarves of Middle earth are coming together to take back Moria, and restore it to what it 0nce was, Khazad-dum!
It was called Moria by the elves, after the dwarves closed their doors on the outside during the time when Sauron became powerful in the second age. /berendir/Dwarves_of_Khazad_dum   (324 words)

 Middle earth roleplaying
Middle Earth Role Playing, or MERP for short, is a system designed for roleplaying in middle earth roleplaying.
Powell's Books is the largest independent used and new bookstore in the world middle earth roleplaying.We carry an extensive collection of out of print rare, and technical titles.
This is one of the greatest fantasy worlds.inform you of some great news in Middle Earth Roleplaying, but thats not so.. /middle+earth+roleplaying.html   (318 words)

 The Astronomy of Middle
At this point Arda (by definition primarily the earth but also including the entire solar system) was temporarily lit with the light of two Great Lamps, one set in the north of Middle-earth, and the other in the south.
Since Venus, as an inferior planet in an orbit inside earth's, can never be more that approximately 45 degrees to the east or west of the sun's position in the sky, it can never appear nearly opposite the sun in the sky, as is described here.
This continued to bother Tolkien, along with the deeper issues of a flat earth (as it was before the destruction of Númenor) and the problems of creating the sun and moon in any realistic manner. /Larsen/astronomy_of_middle.htm   (6230 words)

 ToTheGame - Article: Lord of the Rings: Middle-Earth Online (PC)
The good/evil aspect of Middle Earth is one that a player must choose throughout their quests, but Chris assured me that a player is never stuck as one or the other.
Just as the ring Frodo have, there are other items in Middle Earth that can corrupt someone's soul.
The sword, being evil, wasn't to be used by good, but having a little fun, Chris showed me how cool it would look to equip and also explained that not only are there good and evil actions a player could commit, but also good and evil equipment a player could use. /article.asp?id=286   (644 words)

 Battle for Middle-Earth Modifications
BFME, Battle For Middle Earth, and all assumed entities associated with them are © 2004 EA Games.
Battle in Moria is about a battle between Goblins and Dwarves as they battle for the control of Moria.
Elementis is an entirely new concept built from scratch based on the 4 Greek Elements, Air, Earth, Fire and Water in a both ancient and futurist fantasy realm. /mods.php   (525 words)

 VN Boards - Some questions about Middle Earth
Most of the most powerful magic in the world of Middle Earth was accomplished through song & items: Luthien destroyed Sauron's fortress with a song, the Valar coaxed the sun & moon from the two trees with song, the world was created (or at least designed) through song.
Magic in Middle Earth was never the flashy spell-slinging gamers have come to expect.
Gandalf with his fireworks & smoke rings was the flashiest of the wizards, but his strongest magic was much subtler, inspiring hope & action in the leaders & pivotal characters of Middle Earth. /message.asp?topic=62626826   (2401 words)

 The Realm of Middle Earth - The Mines of Moria
The Realm of Middle Earth :: Roleplaying :: The Mines of Moria
The Realm of Middle Earth - The Mines of Moria /index.cgi?board=Moria   (22 words)

 The Barrow-Downs
To its west lay the pass of Minas Morgul and Cirith Ungol in the Ephel Dúath, and in the middle of the plateau rose the fiery Orodruin, Mount Doom, where Sauron forged the One Ring.
Marked most of all Mordor by the dread of Sauron, Gorgoroth was home only to his armies which were stationed there: where there were living things, even they seemed to reflect the hatred of the land's master- flies and thorny bushes in a barren and dry land.
His dark tower itself, Barad-Dûr, was located just east of Mount Doom, on an arm of the Ered Lithui extending southward into Mordor.   (1043 words)

 Middle Earth Places: Moria
Moria was then left abandoned to Orcs and other evil creatures for a thousand years.
Moria is the home of an ancient Dwarven mithril mine.
Following his adventure to the Lonely Mountain with Bilbo, Balin, son of Fundin, returned to Moria in an attempt to revive the Dwarven colony there. /lotr/places/moria.html   (131 words) The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition): Books: Karen Wynn Fonstad
He did show the true nature of all his peoples of Middle Earth and their ability to make errors of their own over and over again.
She fills in gaps and details in the familiar Third Age maps from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, goes back in time to map Middle-Earth's First and Second Ages, and reconstructs the route and timescale of every important journey in the stories.
It is like taking one of the original maps of Middle Earth and zooming way into it. /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0618126996?v=glance   (2251 words)

 Linked to Minuial na Aduial @
One of the most ancient forests on Middle Earth it lays on the eastern end of the Misty Mountains.
Greatest Fortress on Middle earth and home to Sauron and his minions.
Within this Tomb....lies the past happeings of Middle Earth. /blordofmiddleearth   (1536 words)

 CD Baby: BROBDINGNAGIAN BARDS: Memories of Middle Earth - from celtic
That's Memories of Middle Earth, a Celtic Folk tribute to JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings.
I am spirited away to Middle Earth while listening to their warm and friendly music.
This CD expresses the differnt sentiments of middle earth very well, from hobbits to elves to...well you get the idea. /cd/bards4/from/celtic   (956 words)

 Armies of Middle-Earth - Moria Orcs 3-Pack :: Action-Figure :: Toy, Collectibles and Action Figure News and Reviews from across the Globe
The Moria Orc Sneak is articulated with swivels at his shoulders and right upper thigh.
The Moria Orc Bowman would be my favorite of the three.
The head movement in tandem with the waist swivel allows him to be equally menacing as he pokes at you with is sword; cowardly as he hides behind his shield and goes wee wee wee all the way back to Isengard. /modules.php?op=modload&name=Reviews&file=index&req=showcontent&id=542   (741 words)

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