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Duladel is a region of Opelon along the southern border of Arelon on Sel. Its people are mostly of mixed blood, generally half Aonic and half JinDo, and are known as the "most light-hearted, easygoing people in Opelon". Because of their Aonic heritage, Dulas can be taken by the Shaod and become Elantrians.
The Duladel Republic was one of the major nations on Opelon during the time before the Reod. It was ruled by a group of citizens known as the Republican class. The members of the Republican class were elected by the Dula people. The aristocratic segment of the population was fond of garish clothing. The state religion of the Republic was Jesker which worshiped the Dor as a sort of overspirit. Although a Duladel-specific magic system has not been introduced, it is possible that one exists.
Occupation by the Fjordell Empire
About six months prior to the restoration of Elantris, the Duladel Republic collapsed. During a chaotic period a contingent of Derethi priests, led by the gyorn Hrathen, fomented a revolution. The Duladel Revolution was described as being even more violent than the Arelene Revolution following the Fall of Elantris; the Republican Class was killed in its entirety. A monarchy was then instituted and Shu-Dereth replaced Jesker as the state religion. The collapse of Duladel prompted the engagement of Prince Raoden of Arelon to Princess Sarene of Teod; their marriage would signify unity between the two remaining non-Derethi nations south of the Rose Empire.
”Alavanta kamaloo kayana.— Galladon to himself
Duladen was the language spoken by the Dula people. It reflected the "laid back, loose culture" of Duladel.
- A dialogue tag, analogous to "Understand?"
- Elantris chapter 19#
- Elantris chapter 10#
- Elantris chapter 1#
- Elantris chapter 16#
- Elantris chapter 25#
- The Rithmatist signing Omaha
— Arcanum - 2013-05-17#
- Elantris chapter 6#
- The Way of Kings interlude I-1#
- Languages of Elantris
— Brandon's website - ?#
- Elantris Annotations
— Arcanum - 2005-06-10#
- Elantris (book) glossary section H
|Characters||Raoden · Sarene · Hrathen · Dilaf · Galladon · Eventeo · Kiin · Iadon · Roial|
|Places||Opelon · Arelon · City of Elantris · Duladel · Fjorden · Teod · JinDo · Svorden|
|Magic||AonDor · Aons · Dakhor · ChayShan · Seons · Skaze · The Shaod · Forgery · The Pool|
|Mythology and Lore||Devotion · Dominion · The Dor · The Reod · Shu-Korath · Shu-Dereth · Shu-Keseg|