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 ====== Dorgoth ====== ====== Dorgoth ======
  
-[[Dorgoth]] (The Wise One, The Source, The Knowing Father, The All-Knowing, He Who Seeks, The Architect) is the god of knowledge, technology and science. While worshipped througout [[Laeryll]], he was especially revered within the [[wiki:Labarean Empire]] and for many he is still associated with the gnomes.+[[Dorgoth]] (The Wise One, The Source, The Knowing Father, The All-Knowing, He Who Seeks, The Architect) is the god of knowledge, technology and science. While worshipped througout [[Laeryll]], he is especially revered within the [[lore:Labarean Empire]] and for many he is most strongly associated with the gnomes.
  
 =====Centers of Worship===== =====Centers of Worship=====
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   * The [[Library of the All-Knowing]] in [[Hervik]] is the largest library of the [[Northern Arm]] and contains a temple to Dorgoth   * The [[Library of the All-Knowing]] in [[Hervik]] is the largest library of the [[Northern Arm]] and contains a temple to Dorgoth
-  * The [[Sage Island]] monastery used to be occupied by the [[Order of the Source]] and is home to a sacred Dorgothian fountain, as well as several unique tomes+  * The [[Sage Island]] monastery was the location of the [[Order of the Source]] and is home to a sacred Dorgothian fountain, as well as several unique tomes
   * The [[Uktaria|Uktarian]] [[Statue of the Seeker]] is a monument to Dorgoth used by various tribes for rites of passage   * The [[Uktaria|Uktarian]] [[Statue of the Seeker]] is a monument to Dorgoth used by various tribes for rites of passage
-  * Within [[The Porcupine]], a hall dedicated to Dorgoth contains the history of the dwarves, in the form of murals, myths, family histories and blacksmithing techniques+  * Within [[The Porcupine]], a hall dedicated to Dorgoth contains the history of the dwarves, in the form of murals, myths, family histories and blacksmithing techniques
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 +=====In wood elf culture===== 
 +Among wood elves, Dorgoth symbolizes the purpose of cosmos more than a call to knowledge. The Dorgothian rituals in their society are mystical and are used for divination purposes or to reflect on great historical events, weaving together past, present and future.  
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 +Wood elves are wary of those who seek to displace the unknowable through reasoning and exploration; instead they choose to celebrate it.
  
 =====Notable Cults===== =====Notable Cults=====
   * The [[Order of the Source]] was a group of monks, wizards and sages who sought divine inspiration to gain a deeper understanding of the universe   * The [[Order of the Source]] was a group of monks, wizards and sages who sought divine inspiration to gain a deeper understanding of the universe
   * [[The Architects]] are Dorgothians who seek to use knowledge, both technical and historical, to improve lives and maintain peace   * [[The Architects]] are Dorgothians who seek to use knowledge, both technical and historical, to improve lives and maintain peace