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According to the The teaching of Bero Berowulf was one of the five first shapeshifters among the Men of the misty mountains.The House of Berowulf (later:Beornwulf) pleaded on him as their ancestor.

Boromir: "Is it not a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt for so small a thing? So small a thing!"
- J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring II:10


Notes

Original form:Beraulf

Like all old rhovanian languages Atliduk, the tongue of the Beiabarn was represented by latinized gothic, Beraulf seems to be derived of the gothic name Berowulf(s).

Sources

  • Beornings and Woodmen (Essay), by Anna Arquette 1995, originally conceived as a contribution to Rohirrim and Other Northmen, a projected volume in ICE's "Peoples of Middle-earth" series which never reached completion.
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