Tolkien Gateway

Olwë

(Difference between revisions)
m
m (Fixed some links)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Olwë''' is king of the [[Telerin]] [[Elves of Aman]], and younger brother of Elwë ([[Thingol]]), king of the [[Sindar]]. He may have had a second brother, [[Elmo (Middle-earth)|Elmo]].
+
'''Olwë''' is king of the [[Telerin]] [[Calaquendi|Elves of Aman]], and younger brother of Elwë ([[Thingol]]), king of the [[Sindar]]. He may have had a second brother, [[Elmo (Middle-earth)|Elmo]].
  
 
Elwë and Olwë were both lords of the third clan of the Elves, the later Teleri, and together they lead their people from [[Cuiviénen]] to the [[Aman|West]]. However, during a long wait in [[Beleriand]] Elwë disappeared. After years of searching, Olwë grew impatient, and led the greater part of the Teleri to [[Valinor]], on the insistence of the [[Valar|Vala]] [[Ulmo]].
 
Elwë and Olwë were both lords of the third clan of the Elves, the later Teleri, and together they lead their people from [[Cuiviénen]] to the [[Aman|West]]. However, during a long wait in [[Beleriand]] Elwë disappeared. After years of searching, Olwë grew impatient, and led the greater part of the Teleri to [[Valinor]], on the insistence of the [[Valar|Vala]] [[Ulmo]].
Line 10: Line 10:
 
                 -----------------------------------
 
                 -----------------------------------
 
                 |              |                |
 
                 |              |                |
  [[Melian]] = [[Thingol|Elwë (Thingol)]]      [[Olwë]]              [[Elmo (Middle-earth)|Elmo]]<sup>1</sup>
+
  [[Melian]] = [[Thingol|Elwë (Thingol)]]      [[Olwë]]              [[Elmo]]<sup>1</sup>
 
         |                        |
 
         |                        |
     [[Lúthien]] = [[Beren]]      -------------------   
+
     [[Lúthien Tinúviel|Lúthien]] = [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]]      -------------------   
 
             |            |                |
 
             |            |                |
             [[Dior (Middle-earth)|Dior]]        [[Eärwen]] = [[Finarfin]]  ''sons''
+
             [[Dior Eluchíl|Dior]]        [[Eärwen]] = [[Finarfin]]  ''sons''
 
                               |
 
                               |
                             [[Finrod]]
+
                             [[Finrod Felagund|Finrod]]
 
                             [[Angrod]]<sup>2</sup>
 
                             [[Angrod]]<sup>2</sup>
 
                             [[Aegnor]]
 
                             [[Aegnor]]
 
                             [[Galadriel]]
 
                             [[Galadriel]]
 
</code><br>
 
</code><br>
1: Elmo may have been an ancestor of [[Celeborn, Lord of Lórien|Celeborn]] and [[Nimloth]]<br>
+
1: Elmo may have been an ancestor of [[Celeborn, Lord of Lórien|Celeborn]] and [[Nimloth of Doriath|Nimloth]]<br>
2: Father of [[Orodreth]]
+
2: Father of [[Orodreth of Nargothrond|Orodreth]]
  
 
[[Category:High Elves]]
 
[[Category:High Elves]]

Revision as of 14:11, 24 November 2005

Olwë is king of the Telerin Elves of Aman, and younger brother of Elwë (Thingol), king of the Sindar. He may have had a second brother, Elmo.

Elwë and Olwë were both lords of the third clan of the Elves, the later Teleri, and together they lead their people from Cuiviénen to the West. However, during a long wait in Beleriand Elwë disappeared. After years of searching, Olwë grew impatient, and led the greater part of the Teleri to Valinor, on the insistence of the Vala Ulmo.

Olwë became Lord of the island of Tol Eressëa, where the Teleri built a great number of cities, and grew in number. When they finally came to Eldamar some centuries later, Olwë became king of Alqualondë. His daughter Eärwen married Finarfin son of Finwë and later High King of the Noldor in Valinor, and thus their children, when these returned to Middle-earth, could claim kinship to Thingol. Besides Eärwen Olwë had several sons.

The House of Olwë

                -----------------------------------
                |               |                 |
Melian = Elwë (Thingol)       Olwë               Elmo1
       |                        |
    Lúthien = Beren       -------------------   
            |             |                 |
           Dior        Eärwen = Finarfin   sons
                              |
                           Finrod
                           Angrod2
                           Aegnor
                           Galadriel


1: Elmo may have been an ancestor of Celeborn and Nimloth
2: Father of Orodreth