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Fëanturi

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'''Fëanturi''', the "Masters of Spirits", was a title given to the brothers [[Mandos|Námo (Mandos)]] and [[Irmo|Irmo (Lórien)]] of the [[Valar]].
 
'''Fëanturi''', the "Masters of Spirits", was a title given to the brothers [[Mandos|Námo (Mandos)]] and [[Irmo|Irmo (Lórien)]] of the [[Valar]].
  
The title was created because the two brothers' spheres of influence is over the spirit. Irmo is the master over visions and dreams, Námo has power over the ''[[fëar]]'' of Elves and Men who gather in his halls after death, where the ''fëar'' of the Elves abode while those of Men leave the Circles of the World. Námo delivers judgement on Manwë's bidding in serious matters (such as the [[Doom of the Noldor]]) but also judges over the fate of the elvish ''fëar''.
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The title was created because the two brothers' spheres of influence was over the spirit. Irmo was the master over visions and dreams, Námo had power over the ''[[fëar]]'' of Elves and Men who gathered in his halls after death, where the ''fëar'' of the Elves abode while those of Men left the Circles of the World. Námo delivered judgement on Manwë's bidding in serious matters (such as the [[Doom of the Noldor]]) but also judged over the fate of the elvish ''fëar''.
 
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Both are more commonly known by the names of their dwellings, Lórien and Mandos.
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Revision as of 14:36, 16 October 2011

Fëanturi, the "Masters of Spirits", was a title given to the brothers Námo (Mandos) and Irmo (Lórien) of the Valar.

The title was created because the two brothers' spheres of influence was over the spirit. Irmo was the master over visions and dreams, Námo had power over the fëar of Elves and Men who gathered in his halls after death, where the fëar of the Elves abode while those of Men left the Circles of the World. Námo delivered judgement on Manwë's bidding in serious matters (such as the Doom of the Noldor) but also judged over the fate of the elvish fëar.