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'''Oromë''' ([[Quenya|Q]]: "Loud Trumpeter") (from the [[Valarin]] '''Arômêz''') was a [[Valar|Vala]].  His [[Sindarin]] name is '''[[Araw]]'''. He is also known as '''[[Aldaron]]''' ([[Quenya|Q:]] "Lord of Trees"), '''[[Tauron]]''' ([[Sindarin|S:]] "Lord of Forests"), ''The Huntsman of the Valar'', ''the Great Rider''.  His name among the [[Northmen]] is '''[[Béma]]'''. He is the brother of [[Nessa]] and the husband of [[Vána]].
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During the [[Years of the Trees]], after most of the Valar had withdrawn completely from Middle-earth and hidden themselves in [[Aman]], Oromë still hunted in the forests of Middle-earth on occasion.  Thus, he was responsible for finding the [[Elves]] when they awoke at [[Cuiviénen]], and the first to name them the [[Eldar]].  Being a powerful huntsman, he was active in the struggles against [[Morgoth]].  He has a great horn (the ''[[Valaróma]]'') and a great steed (''[[Nahar]]'').
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| othernames=[[Arōmēz]], [[Araw]], [[Béma]], [[Aldaron]], [[Tauron]], [[Lord of Trees]], [[Lord of Forests]]
 
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| appointment=Lord of the Forests and the hunt
 
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'''Oromë''' ([[Quenya|Q]]: "Loud Trumpeter") (from the [[Valarin]] '''Arōmēz''') was a [[Valar|Vala]].  His [[Sindarin]] name is '''[[Araw]]'''. He is also known as '''[[Aldaron]]''' ([[Quenya|Q:]] "Lord of Trees"), '''[[Tauron]]''' ([[Sindarin|S:]] "Lord of Forests"), ''The Huntsman of the Valar'', ''the Great Rider''.  His name among the [[Northmen]] is '''[[Béma]]'''. He is the brother of [[Nessa]] and the husband of [[Vána]].
  
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During the [[Years of the Trees]], after most of the Valar had withdrawn completely from Middle-earth and hidden themselves in [[Aman]], Oromë still hunted in the forests of Middle-earth on occasion.  Thus, he was responsible for finding the [[Elves]] when they awoke at [[Cuiviénen]], and the first to name them the [[Eldar]].  Being a powerful huntsman, he was active in the struggles against [[Morgoth]].  He has a great horn (the ''[[Valaróma]]'') and a great steed (''[[Nahar]]'').
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[:Category:Images of Oromë|Images of Oromë]]
 
* [[:Category:Images of Oromë|Images of Oromë]]
 
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Revision as of 06:31, 5 December 2007

Guy Gondron - Orome.jpg
Oromë
Vala
Biographical Information
Other namesArōmēz, Araw, Béma, Aldaron, Tauron, Lord of Trees, Lord of Forests
Family
SpouseVána
Physical Description
GenderMale

Oromë (Q: "Loud Trumpeter") (from the Valarin Arōmēz) was a Vala. His Sindarin name is Araw. He is also known as Aldaron (Q: "Lord of Trees"), Tauron (S: "Lord of Forests"), The Huntsman of the Valar, the Great Rider. His name among the Northmen is Béma. He is the brother of Nessa and the husband of Vána.

During the Years of the Trees, after most of the Valar had withdrawn completely from Middle-earth and hidden themselves in Aman, Oromë still hunted in the forests of Middle-earth on occasion. Thus, he was responsible for finding the Elves when they awoke at Cuiviénen, and the first to name them the Eldar. Being a powerful huntsman, he was active in the struggles against Morgoth. He has a great horn (the Valaróma) and a great steed (Nahar).

See also


Valar
Lords:  Manwë · Ulmo · Aulë · Oromë · Mandos · Irmo · Tulkas
Queens:  Varda · Yavanna · Nienna · Estë · Vairë · Vána · Nessa