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'''Herumor''' was a [[Black Númenóreans|Black Númenórean]] who lived in the late [[Second Age]]. After the [[Downfall of Númenor]] he, along with [[Fuinur]], rose to power among the [[Haradrim]] and served [[Sauron]].
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'''Herumor''' was a [[Black Númenóreans|Black Númenórean]] who lived in the late [[Second Age]]. After the [[Downfall of Númenor]] he, along with [[Fuinur]], rose to power among the [[Haradrim]] and served [[Sauron]].<ref>{{S|Rings}}</ref>
  
 
== Etymology ==
 
== Etymology ==
Herumor means "Black Lord" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[heru]]'' = "lord" and ''[[morë]]'' = "dark").
 
  
== The New Shadow ==
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Herumor means "Black Lord" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[heru]]'' = "lord" and ''[[morë]]'' = "dark").
In "[[The New Shadow]]", a short tale included in ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', Herumor is also the name of the leader of a growing evil cult in [[Gondor]] during the [[Fourth Age]] about one hundred years into the reign of [[Eldarion]], the son of [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]]. This Herumor could be the same as the [[Númenóreans|Númenórean]] ruler of the [[Haradrim]], as there is some speculation that he became either one of the [[Ringwraiths]] or the [[Mouth of Sauron]].
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== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
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== Portrayal in Adaptations ==
In the defunct [[Middle-earth Role Playing]] game from the 1980s, Herumor is given an extended history. [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]], however, had nothing to do with writing this history. Fuinur is then his older brother.
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In the defunct [[Middle-earth Role Playing]] game from the 1980s, Herumor is given an extended history. Fuinur is then his older brother. [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]], however, had nothing to do with writing this history.
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Revision as of 12:28, 4 November 2012

This article is about the Black Númenórean. For the character in The New Shadow, see Herumor (The New Shadow).
Herumor
Númenórean
Biographical Information
LocationNúmenor; Umbar
AffiliationBlack Númenóreans
BirthLate Second Age
Physical Description
GenderMale

Herumor was a Black Númenórean who lived in the late Second Age. After the Downfall of Númenor he, along with Fuinur, rose to power among the Haradrim and served Sauron.[1]

Etymology

Herumor means "Black Lord" in Quenya (from heru = "lord" and morë = "dark").

Portrayal in Adaptations

In the defunct Middle-earth Role Playing game from the 1980s, Herumor is given an extended history. Fuinur is then his older brother. Tolkien, however, had nothing to do with writing this history.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age"