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  • 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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  • 42 replies
    Last Post by The Lorc of Flowers
    Tue at 10:22 AM

    Monthly Lore discussion: An Early Saturalia Gift

     


    We’ve all come across a copy or two of the Lusty Argonian Maid (bless Crassius Curo) and, perverts that we gamers generally are, we have all picked them up, stored them under our character’s bed and read them multiple t...
  • 49 replies
    Last Post by Tenebrous
    December 10

    The Expeditions Comittee - Ask Your Lore Questions Here

     
    Welcome to the new branch of the Lore Group; the place for questions, knowledge seekers and fascinating discoveries waiting to be made.
    The Expeditions Committee is, in essence, the replacement for the age-old “Ask your lore questions h...
  • 7 replies
    Last Post by Meh
    December 2

    Lore Tool: A quick guide to doing your own research

     
    I was always a bit uneasy at the idea of making this but I recently came to the realization (when forced to attend a first year class at college) that for a lot of people doing research might not be second nature. This little guide is a summary ...
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    Last Post by Paws
    November 29

    Lore Tool: Lore Resources and FAQ

    For beginners the vast world of TES lore can be a daunting place. Thankfully there are numerous resources we can use to ease us on our path to enlightenment. Below are a list of sites which can help you find the information you are looking for. Also,...
  • 55 replies
    Last Post by Teineeva
    September 26

    Lore Event: Bestia Infinium

    “To all scholars of Tamriel and beyond,
    The House of Orsinium Glories once again calls upon your aid. During our recent investigations into the marvels of the Tamrielic Fauna we’ve come to discover how little people know about the lesser da...
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    Last Post by Teineeva
    May 28

    Source Search: The official edition

    We've all had it at one point. We'll be thinking about this one little tidbit of lore that we know we read somewhere but we can't find the source. Well this is where you can ask around the community to see if they know what source you're looking for. Try ...
  • 12 replies
    Last Post by Paws
    October 15, 2016

    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...
  • 12 replies
    Last Post by FlamezSword
    Tue at 10:59 PM

    Expedition: Vampires - Dead or Alive?

    Vampires. Sometimes referred to as ‘higher undead’. But here’s the thing, are they really dead? Can we really think about them as dead people, as corpses? Nothing is as simple as it seems in TES and lot of things we know about vampires...
  • 70 replies
    Last Post by Patriarch
    December 7

    Pseudo-Lore: The Towers and Tower Stones

    Disclaimer: This is an article of our former member, renown Loremaster Vix, acknowledged by Bethesda themselves. It ended up being deleted and I'm merely reposting it.

    First and Foremost:
    With the conspiracy theories going around and the usual conversati...
  • 15 replies
    Last Post by Ebonslayer
    November 24

    Arms and Armor of the Second Era: High Elves

    Arms and Armor of the Second Era: The High Elves
     
    Ian S. McClure
     
    Here we have the first in a series dedicated to examining the various racial motifs of Elder Scrolls Online! This first entry focuses on the High Elves, or Altmer, of the ...
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    Lore Expedition: The Khajiit Pantheon, Part 1 of 3

    General Introduction:
    Before we can delve further into the Khajiiti Pantheon, we have to acknowledge that there are deities in it that are more along the lines of just different named versions of the Imperial, Altmeri or Nordic Gods. And for the most par...
  • 6 replies

    Expedition: Abah’s Landing

    Expedition: Abah’s Landing
    Have you ever happened to travel by the ship between the shores of the Gold Coast and the sand beaches of Khefrem and its bright jewel Taneth? If so, you have probably run into pirates; and I can assure you with a confide...
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    Last Post by Meh
    November 12

    Bestia Infinium: Exstirpatio Daedrarum et alius Abominamentum

     
    "Thou shalt not suffer a daimon to live." That thou ist reading this sanctified volume speaks of the fire thy feel in thine breast, the fury and righteousness of Stendarr that is is thy calling, and so thou knowest the truth of these words. Thou k...
  • 7 replies
    Last Post by Meh
    November 12

    Bestia Infinium: Pseudomonarchia et Pseudosocietas Daedrarum

    "The Daedra have a monarchy and a society that resembles that of our own." If thou agreest with this statement then thou art either a filthy Daedra worshipper or a damn fool for believing in such blasphemy against the Divines. And thou knowst ...
  • 626 replies
    Last Post by Teineeva
    November 10

    Ask your lore questions here

    This is a general discussion topic for anyone to ask questions about lore.
    Ask away...and hopefully other members of this group will answer 
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    Daedra Dossier: Sheogorath

     
    On this particular prince so much has been written and explored that it is an almost pointless task recounting what we already know from a multitude of other sources. With that in mind, this Daedra Dossier is intended to be a brief overview on the...
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    Fabricant Saints

    Had a bit of a loregasm this morning when I got home from work. I watched the latest ESO Live, from end of Sept? Did you watch? In that they show us one of the Trials for the Clockwork City dlc coming very soon. Turns out that Saints Olms, Felms, and Llot...
  • 7 replies
    Last Post by Paws
    October 14

    Monthly Lore discussion: The Stars, Gods or Myths

     
    Welcome back, everyone. I hope you all had fun for the event, but now that it’s finally done I would like to get back to our usual schedule and I hope that you do too.
    So, last month the poll gave you guys the following options: Dibellan ...
  • 19 replies
    Last Post by Paws
    October 5

    Shadowghost Theories

    ESO's new Crate season, The Reaper's Harvest, recently arrived to coincide with the Witches Festival that happens this time of year in Tamriel. Along with the new items appearing in the Crown Store, these crates contain mounts and pets called Shadowghost....
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    Last Post by Loopdiss
    September 23

    Bestia Infinium: A Scamp Study

    Master Gestor has to be kidding me. A month long study of Scamps? ‘At least five pages’. I came here to learn magic, not turn into a quill-pusher!
     

    Scamps are the lowest ranking Daedra that serve Mehrunes Dagon, the Daedric Prince ...
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    Last Post by Paws
    September 23

    Bestia Infinium: Storm Atronachs

     
    These are the works of a mage, one who had an obession with Storm Atronachs. I can't tell where he lived while this written, or much about him at all. As you can see, he had a clear descent in madness, after summoning one too many Daedra without t...
  • 1 reply
    Last Post by Paws
    September 23

    Argonian Lore

    Everything about Argonians can be discussed here, including; Lore, facts, builds and characters.
  • 4 replies
    Last Post by Paws
    September 21

    Bestia Infinium: Dremora of Oblivion

    ~ Written by Tanuki the Rogue, to educate the poor and unfortunate on these evil beings ~
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    The Dremora of Oblivion may seem intimidating, but an arrow in his knee will stop him right in his tracks...  more
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    Last Post by Duvain
    September 21

    (The lack of) Orsimer Government

    My question is simple -- why do the Orcs have tribes when a united government (i.e., mega-tribe) would make their race stronger? 
  • 20 replies
    Last Post by Duvain
    September 20

    What would other Orcs think of Durak?

    He's not a city Orc -- but he left Orc society. He had two wives killed, so we know he was chief. Can chiefs just leave like that? How would all the groups of orcs think of him?