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FAUNES/FAUN

FAUNES/FAUN

In Roman mythology, fauns are place-spirits (genii) of untamed woodland. Romans connected their fauns with the Greek satyrs, wild and orgiastic drunken followers of Bacchus (Greek Dionysus). However, fauns and satyrs were originally quite different creatures....

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ORCS

ORCS

Description In Tolkien's writings, Orcs are of human shape, of varying size but always smaller than Men, ugly, filthy, with a taste for human flesh. They are fanged, bow-legged and long-armed, and some have dark skin as if burned. In a private letter,...

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ELROND

ELROND

As documented in The Silmarillion, Elrond was born at the refuge of the Mouths of Sirion soon before its destruction by the sons of Fëanor. He and his brother, Elros, were captured alive. Their parents feared that they would be killed, but instead they...

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GLORFINDEL

GLORFINDEL

Glorfindel (« cheveux d'or » en sindarin[3]) est un personnage de l'œuvre de J. R. R. Tolkien, qui apparaît dans ses romans le Silmarillion et le Seigneur des Anneaux. C'est un Elfe de la lignée des Noldor, capitaine du royaume de Gondolin et seigneur...

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MITHRANDIR - GANDALF

MITHRANDIR - GANDALF

Valinor In Valinor, Gandalf was known as Olórin.[15] As recounted in the "Valaquenta" in The Silmarillion,[16] he was one of the Maiar of Valinor, specifically, of the people of the Vala Manwë; and was said to be the wisest of the Maiar. He lived in the...

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GIMLI

GIMLI

Gimli was the son of Glóin, one of the former companions of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Tolkien's chief hero in his first fantasy novel, The Hobbit). He was a remote descendant of Durin the Deathless, chief of the Seven Fathers of the Dwarves and ancestor...

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BOROMIR

BOROMIR

` Boromir was born in the year 2978 of the Third Age to Denethor II and Finduilas, daughter of Adrahil of Dol Amroth. His younger brother, Faramir, was born in the year T.A. 2983. The following year, Denethor became Steward of Gondor, succeeding his father,...

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