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  • Elder Scrolls Lore The Elder Scrolls
  • This place is House of Orsimer Glories, the place to be for knowledge boners and lorcasms. It is managed by Teineeva.
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    • Last updated June 12, 2017
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    Last Post by Jake Johnson
    September 9, 2020

    Catalogue of Questions

    Feel free to browse this catalogue, maybe there already is an asnwer to your question. If that is not the case then go ahead and start a new discussion, ask your question(s).

    Sex in Tamriel 
    The Stars, Gods and Myths 
    Heart Stones, Fragme...
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    Last Post by Karver the Lorc
    April 6, 2018

    Questions System Announcement!

    Hey there, folks! Just a quick announcement.
    As part of House of Orsimer Glories’ spring cleaning (yes, even Orcs clean), we’ll be doing a major overhaul on how things work here.
    First off, we’ll be disbanding the Expedition Committe...
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    Last Post by The Long-Chapper
    March 13, 2018

    Welcome to the Lore group! Guidelines and tools

    Welcome to the place for all things TES Lore on the Tamrielvault. This page will group all of the services the group provides for easy access. Furthermore this should clear the group page from all of those featured (sticky) pages that keep cropp...
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    Last Post by Paws
    February 22, 2018

    Monthly Lore discussion: A gathering of Explorers

    Welcome to a bit of a trial discussion this time. And yes, I am aware that these have become less and less "monthly" as we've gone on with them but well... Too bad, I'm a solo host and my schedule sometimes gets a bit rough :P
    For this edition of the o...
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    Last Post by Karver the Lorc
    December 18, 2017

    The Archives

    Welcome to The Archives, a dusty heart of House of Orsimer Glories. Here you will find tomes long forgotten by history or recently written. Every article created in The Tamriel Vault's Lore Group is arranged according to their associated tag beneath ban...
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    Last Post by Jake Johnson
    January 29

    Question about necromancers (spoilers?)

    Has there ever been a case in TES history where the Dark Brotherhood was given several contracts, only to find out they were giving a group of necromancers bodies to work with?
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    Last Post by Hasir
    November 11, 2021

    Argonian Jel

    Since the Elder Scrolls began, several races have emerged and, over time, their legend and history has grown. One such race is the Argonians, or as they would have themselves be known, the Saxhleel. Their native language, Jel, originates from ...
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    Last Post by Paws
    March 7, 2021

    Daedra Dossier: Meridia

    Meridia is a Daedric Prince close to everyone's hearts. She gave us the mighty Dawnbreaker and perhaps sparked our imaginations in a way no other Prince has. We all know her, what she stands for and whether we love her for her light or hate her for...
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    Last Post by Paws
    October 12, 2020

    Western Skyrim & Snowhawk

    Didn't get around to posting a Research: Western Skyrim thread for ESO's Greymoor. I figured it's a bit late now, although we certainly could if others want to post what they've come across in their adventures. I think also that it would be shorter than...
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    Last Post by Paws
    May 28, 2020

    In Search of the Skaal

    Led by Ysgramor, we had driven the Elven scourge from Skyrim, and were intent on cleansing Solstheim of their kind as well. Our warriors, armed with the finest axes and swords Nord craftsmen could forge, cut great swaths through the enemy ranks. The slope...
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    Last Post by Hasir
    January 12, 2020

    Lesser Known Figures of Tamriel: Terrfyg

    In Kodlak's journal, which you get from the desk in his room. it mentions a previous harbinger of the companions named Terrfyg, who is said to be the one who either cursed or blessed, some members see it differently than others, the companions with the ...
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    Last Post by Medieval
    December 1, 2019

    Two Parts of a Whole Make a Soul

    In Aurbis (the universe), souls take on an almost material substance in the form of an outlet of an ancient magic.  This substance can be harvested, applied, used, abused, enslaved, empowered, transformed and transferred.  Soul gems can be used ...
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    Last Post by SpookyBorn2021
    November 4, 2019

    Research: Southern Elsweyr

    Also known as Pellitine, this land's complex history stretches back into antiquity. Long ago, Khajiiti aristocrats ruled the southern kingdoms with grace and refinement. Now, in the wake of Knahaten Flu, criminals, Imperial remnants, and Khajiiti patrio...
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    Last Post by Paws
    October 15, 2019

    Xarxes, Oghma, Time... and Trees?

    Penitent, know that the secret knowledge of the world has a guardian. Know that every triumph you achieve in your daily life, every quiet moment of success, is recorded by the One Who Watches. The great tree of life tracing the Altmer people is kept and h...
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    Last Post by Paws
    June 14, 2019

    Research: Elsweyr

    Of all the far-flung provinces of this great Empire, none may be quite as welcoming as Elsweyr. Don't let their beastly countenance fool you. The Khajiit are, by and large, a friendly and gracious people, eager to host visitors and entice travelers with...
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    Last Post by Golden Fool
    June 12, 2019

    The Missing God: Looking for Lorkhan

    Justiciar Thorien and I had a nice, interesting and long debate recently regarding the Missing God. I was inspired by that discussion to make a slightly more coherent and easier to refer to topic on the subject. Throughout this article I refer to this dei...
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    Last Post by Golden Fool
    May 1, 2019

    Legendary Figures: Morihaus

    That Morihaus was the son of Kyne was a solid truth... according to the Song of Pelinal, that is. Is that true? What does it even mean to be a Son of Kyne? The Song of Pelinal talks about Morihaus as being both a bull and a man-bull, rasing the question...
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    Last Post by Paws
    April 18, 2019

    Khunzar-ri and the Demons

    The book, Khunzar-ri and the Demons appears in Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr prologue quest, The Demon Weapon. It's an oral tale, told to us by Khajiiti Moon-Singers. It tells a story of dragons in Elsweyr and how a legendary hero of the Khajiit and his ...
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    Last Post by Paws
    March 31, 2019

    TES 25th Anniversary Discussion - Favourite Book

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls, the Lore Group would like to know what is your favourite book from any TES game? It can be a single story or a series of volumes - there are thousands of in-game books to be read and enjoyed.
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    Last Post by Paws
    March 13, 2019

    Lorebook Discussion: Words of Clan Mother Ahnissi

    With ESO Elsweyr on the horizon and the likelihood of more Khajiiti lore coming with that, now seems like a good time to revisit and discuss some of the things we already know about the cat-folk. The format here is pretty simple, we'll start by taking a l...
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    Last Post by Justiciar Thorien
    March 4, 2019

    Lore question involving Altmer

    I am currently playing an Altmer warrior (2-H Sword, Heavy Armor, Restoration, Heavy Smithing), and having a good time playing him.
    I thought about next trying an Altmer stealth character (Stealth, dagger, alchemy, Illusion.)
    Would the Altmer "stealth c...
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    Last Post by Paws
    November 11, 2018

    Research: Murkmire

    Idea here is exactly like Karver's Research: Summerset - A place to put screenshots, lore snippets, and discussions of Murkmire lore. I'm a bit late to the party but it's fun to explore at one's own pace. So if you've got ESO and you're exploring Murkmire...
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    Last Post by SpookyBorn2021
    November 2, 2018

    Nocturnal: Goddess of Witches

    A single tall tree stood in the middle of the clearing, every branch thick with crows, watching the procession without moving. The lead witch placed the torch at the base of the tree, and her seventeen followers formed a circle and began their slow, str...
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    Last Post by Vezrabuto
    October 30, 2018

    How Altmer view the Dead and Necromancy

    I dont know if I should even post this here or if it falls under the "When asking a question, please don’t make it simple. By that I mean questions that can be answered through a single link or questions that have no possible answers." Rule but i co...
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    Last Post by Justiciar Thorien
    October 26, 2018

    Research: Summerset

    Research: Summerset

    So with the new expansion for ESO out and the land of Altmer being open I think it’s the appropriate time to look at the gems and jewels of their Lore and boy, just from the first hour of playing there have been several intere...