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Tevildo

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'''Tevildo''' was a [[maia]] in the ''[[Tale of Tinúviel]]'' who was called the '''[[Lord of Cats]]''.  He appeared in the form of a great black [[cat]], captured [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]] during the [[Quest for the Silmaril]], and was defeated by [[Huan]] and [[Lúthien]].
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'''Tevildo''' was a [[maia]] in the ''[[Tale of Tinúviel]]'' who was called the '''[[Lord of Cats]]'''.  He appeared in the form of a great black [[cat]], captured [[Beren Erchamion|Beren]] during the [[Quest for the Silmaril]], and was defeated by [[Huan]] and [[Lúthien]].
  
 
Later he was replaced in the legendarium by [[Thû]] or [[Sauron]], ''Lord of Werewolves''.  The cat-versus-dog theme prominent in the ''Tale of Tinúviel'' was thus eliminated in later writings.
 
Later he was replaced in the legendarium by [[Thû]] or [[Sauron]], ''Lord of Werewolves''.  The cat-versus-dog theme prominent in the ''Tale of Tinúviel'' was thus eliminated in later writings.

Revision as of 16:21, 4 July 2006

Tevildo was a maia in the Tale of Tinúviel who was called the Lord of Cats. He appeared in the form of a great black cat, captured Beren during the Quest for the Silmaril, and was defeated by Huan and Lúthien.

Later he was replaced in the legendarium by Thû or Sauron, Lord of Werewolves. The cat-versus-dog theme prominent in the Tale of Tinúviel was thus eliminated in later writings.