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'''Gléowine''' was a minstrel of the [[King's House]] of [[Rohan]], who composed an immortalizing song about [[Théoden]] and his ancestors after the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]].  It was said that he never composed another song afterwards.  It is described in length in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', but only the ending is given.
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'''Gléowine''' was a [[Minstrels|minstrel]] of the [[Kings of Rohan|King's House]] of [[Rohan]] in the late [[Third Age]].
  
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==History==
''Out of doubt, out of dark, to the day's rising<br>
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Gléowine composed an immortalizing song about [[Théoden]] and his ancestors after the [[Battle of the Pelennor Fields]]. It was said that he never composed another song afterwards. Sadly, only the last stanza survived:<ref>{{RK|Partings}}</ref>  
''he rode singing in the sun, sword unsheathing.<br>
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''Hope he rekindled, and in hope he ended;<br>
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''over death, over dread, over doom lifted<br>
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''out of losss, out of life, unto long glory.<br>
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::::::::--''[[The Lord of the Rings]], [[Many Partings]]''
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Out of doubt, out of dark, to the day's rising
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he rode singing in the sun, sword unsheathing.
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Hope he rekindled, and in hope he ended;
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over death, over dread, over doom lifted
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out of loss, out of life, unto long glory.
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</poem>
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Revision as of 12:49, 4 November 2012

Gléowine
Rohir
Biographical Information
PositionMinstrel
Physical Description
GenderMale

Gléowine was a minstrel of the King's House of Rohan in the late Third Age.

History

Gléowine composed an immortalizing song about Théoden and his ancestors after the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. It was said that he never composed another song afterwards. Sadly, only the last stanza survived:[1]

Out of doubt, out of dark, to the day's rising
he rode singing in the sun, sword unsheathing.
Hope he rekindled, and in hope he ended;
over death, over dread, over doom lifted
out of loss, out of life, unto long glory.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Many Partings"