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The '''Galadhrim''' were the "Tree-people"; the [[Silvan Elves]] of the land of [[Lórien in Middle-earth|Lórien]], ruled in the later [[Third Age]] by [[Galadriel]] and [[Celeborn, Lord of Lórien|Celeborn]].
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The Galadhrim were the inhabitants of Lothlorien, the wood ruled by Galdriel and her husband Celeborn.  
  
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The Galadhrim were sindar elves, meaning that though they had seen Valinor, they did not posses the same unearthly power of their Noldor brethren. In elf kingdom in Mirkwood, Sindar were childlike, tauning, and playful. But their kindred, the Galadhrim, were more wise and serene.
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The Galadhrim were exceptional archers, having honed this skill over many centuries. Perhaps most notable was Haldir, who caught the fellowship (including Legolas) entirely unawares, bow drawn and ready to shoot.
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The Galadhrim defended their home against orcs, who attacekd around the end of the Third Age, just before Sauron was destroyed. The Galadhrim weathered all of the attacks. For a more complete history of these battles, see Lothlorien.

Revision as of 21:01, 6 December 2007

The Galadhrim were the inhabitants of Lothlorien, the wood ruled by Galdriel and her husband Celeborn.

The Galadhrim were sindar elves, meaning that though they had seen Valinor, they did not posses the same unearthly power of their Noldor brethren. In elf kingdom in Mirkwood, Sindar were childlike, tauning, and playful. But their kindred, the Galadhrim, were more wise and serene.

The Galadhrim were exceptional archers, having honed this skill over many centuries. Perhaps most notable was Haldir, who caught the fellowship (including Legolas) entirely unawares, bow drawn and ready to shoot.

The Galadhrim defended their home against orcs, who attacekd around the end of the Third Age, just before Sauron was destroyed. The Galadhrim weathered all of the attacks. For a more complete history of these battles, see Lothlorien.