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Herumor

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'''Herumor''' was a [[Black Númenóreans|Black Númenórean]] who lived in the late [[Second Age]].
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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]].
  
Herumor is mentioned only once in the main [[legendarium]]:
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== Etymology ==
{{quote|...because of the power of [[Gil-galad]] these renegades, lords both mighty and evil, for the most part took up their abodes in the southlands far away; yet two there were, Herumor and [[Fuinur]], who rose to power amongst the [[Haradrim]], a great and cruel people that dwelt in the wide lands south of [[Mordor]] beyond the mouths of [[Anduin]].|"[[Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age]]", ''[[The Silmarillion]]''}}
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Herumor means "Black Lord" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[heru]]'' = "lord" and ''[[morë]]'' = "dark").
  
 
== The New Shadow ==
 
== The New Shadow ==
 
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]].
 
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]].
 
== Etymology ==
 
Herumor means "Black Lord" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[heru]]'' = "lord" and ''[[morë]]'' = "dark").
 
  
 
== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
 
== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
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. Fuinor 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. [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]], however, had nothing to do with writing this history. Fuinur is then his older brother.
  
 
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[[Category:Black Númenóreans]]

Revision as of 05:24, 11 November 2007

Herumor
Númenórean
Biographical Information
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.

Etymology

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

The New Shadow

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. This Herumor could be the same as the Númenórean ruler of the Haradrim, as there is some speculation that he became either one of the Ringwraiths or the Mouth of Sauron.

Other Versions of the Legendarium

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