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'''Óin''' ([[Third Age]] 2238 2488, died age 250) was the King of [[Durin's Folk]] for 97 years, succeeding his father [[Glóin (Son of Thorin I)|Glóin]] upon his death in T.A. 2385, being the heir of [[Durin I|Durin the Deathless]].<ref name="AppA">{{App|A3}}</ref>
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'''Óin''' ([[Third Age]] {{TA|2238|n}} - {{TA|2488|n}}, died age 250) was the King of [[Durin's Folk]] for 97 years, succeeding his father [[Glóin (King of Durin's Folk)|Glóin]] upon his death in {{TA|2385|n}}, being the heir of [[Durin|Durin the Deathless]].<ref name="AppA">{{App|A3}}</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
During Óin's reign, the Longbeards continued to dwell in the [[Grey Mountains]], and fight a defensive [[War of the Dwarves and Dragons|War]] against the [[dragons]], which had been going on for several hundred years.   
 
During Óin's reign, the Longbeards continued to dwell in the [[Grey Mountains]], and fight a defensive [[War of the Dwarves and Dragons|War]] against the [[dragons]], which had been going on for several hundred years.   
Towards the very end of Óin's reign, in [[Third Age 2460|T.A. 2460]], the [[Shadow]] returned to [[Dol Guldur]] in [[Mirkwood]] with increased strength; and in c. [[Third Age 2480|2480]] [[Orcs]] began to spread again in the [[Misty Mountains]] in order to block all passes into [[Eriador]], whilst [[Sauron]]'s creatures took [[Moria]] as their own.
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Towards the very end of Óin's reign, in {{TA|2460}}, the [[Shadow]] returned to [[Dol Guldur]] in [[Mirkwood]] with increased strength; and in c. {{TA|2480}} [[Orcs]] began to spread again in the [[Misty Mountains]] in order to block all passes into [[Eriador]], whilst [[Sauron]]'s creatures took [[Moria]] as their own.
  
Óin died in T.A. 2488, having reigned for 103 years, and was succeeded by his son [[Náin II|Náin]].<ref name="AppA"/>
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Óin died in {{TA|2488}}, having reigned for 103 years, and was succeeded by his son [[Náin II|Náin]].<ref name="AppA"/>
  
 
== Genealogy ==
 
== Genealogy ==
 
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{{familytree| | | | OIN | | | |OIN='''ÓIN'''<br/><small>''2238-2488''</small>}}
 
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''Oinn'' is a dwarf from the ''[[Völuspá|Dvergatal]]''. His name means "Shy".<ref>Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in ''Publications of the Modern Language Association of America'', Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967</ref>
 
''Oinn'' is a dwarf from the ''[[Völuspá|Dvergatal]]''. His name means "Shy".<ref>Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in ''Publications of the Modern Language Association of America'', Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967</ref>
  
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Revision as of 09:09, 26 December 2012

This article is about the King of Durin's Folk. For the the Dwarf in The Hobbit, see Óin.
Óin
Dwarf
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Durin's Folk
LocationGrey Mountains
LanguageKhuzdul
BirthT.A. 2238
Grey Mountains
RuleT.A. 2385 - 2488
DeathT.A. 2488
Grey Mountains
Family
HouseHouse of Durin
ParentageGlóin
ChildrenNáin II
Physical Description
GenderMale

Óin (Third Age 2238 - 2488, died age 250) was the King of Durin's Folk for 97 years, succeeding his father Glóin upon his death in 2385, being the heir of Durin the Deathless.[1]

Contents

History

During Óin's reign, the Longbeards continued to dwell in the Grey Mountains, and fight a defensive War against the dragons, which had been going on for several hundred years. Towards the very end of Óin's reign, in T.A. 2460, the Shadow returned to Dol Guldur in Mirkwood with increased strength; and in c. T.A. 2480 Orcs began to spread again in the Misty Mountains in order to block all passes into Eriador, whilst Sauron's creatures took Moria as their own.

Óin died in T.A. 2488, having reigned for 103 years, and was succeeded by his son Náin.[1]

Genealogy

 
 
 
Glóin
2136-2385
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ÓIN
2238-2488
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Náin
2338-2585
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dáin I
2440-2589
 
 
 
Borin
2450-2711


Etymology

Oinn is a dwarf from the Dvergatal. His name means "Shy".[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  2. Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", published in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4, pp. 939-967
Óin
House of Durin
Born: T.A. 2238 Died: T.A. 2488
Preceded by:
Glóin
King of Durin's Folk
T.A. 23852488
Followed by:
Náin II