Oropher is a Sindarin Elf of Doriath who became the King of the Silvan Elves of Greenwood the Great during the Second Age. His son is Prince Thranduil. He is thus also the grandfather of Legolas. Some of the Sindar of Lindon, not wishing to stay with the …
Amdír was a Sindarin elf from Doriath who left east into Eriador after the War of Wrath. He took over the realm of Lothlórien from the Silvan Elves who had had no lords before, south of where Oropher established a realm among the Silvan Elves of Mirkwood.
At the end of the First Age many Sindar stayed at Lindon, and before S.A. 1000 they travelled eastward. Thranduil and his father, Oropher, eventually ended up in Greenwood the Great, where Silvan Elves of Nandor descent lived. Oropher was taken by them as …