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Revan's Last Name?


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#21
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Revan's name was originally Boodacis, but his first masters changed it because no one wants a Jedi Master or Darth Boodacis. O_o;;

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ugh I give up, I'm trying to have a intelegent descussion and 90% of the replys are spam.... :angry:

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ugh I give up, I'm trying to have a intelegent descussion and 90% of the replys are spam.... :angry:

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Well Revan doesn't have a lasr name ..it was never mentioned in the games...

Revan might be an alias tho :devil: ...perhaps he's name was so ugly that he had to change it :thumbsup:"

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ugh I give up, I'm trying to have a intelegent descussion and 90% of the replys are spam.... :angry:

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The thing Zedicus is that no one will be able to give you revan first/last name because there's none...
so some will joke about it and some other will tell you that it is pointless to try to find an answer...
nothing to be upset about...

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I'm not getting upset, just tired of people turning topics onto spam fests.

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Revan Decimus Meridius

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where did you come up with that one?

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Maximus Decimus Meridius was born in the province of Baetica in Hispania in AD 152. He was the son of Meridius, the governor of the province, and of Lucretia, the daughter of the Roman Senator Bodaus.

He was sent to school at the age of eight to Hispalis, and studied under the tutelage of Fulvus, the stoic philospher. He joined the army at 17 as a Standard Bearer.

He fought in campaigns against the Celts in Britannia and against the Parthians in Cappadocia. Honored for his bravery under the fire of battle, he moved up through the ranks as optio, centurion, and then as primus pilus of the First Cohort under General Lucius Veras.

Marcus Aurelius, a friend of Maximus's father and father-in-law, appointed him Legate of the Emperor's Legion in AD 176. He was the youngest general so appointed in Roman history.





He led the army against the Veture in Gaul and the Marcomanni in Germania. He was away for four years until the final victory against the barbarians near the river Danube.

Earlier, in AD 171, while visiting the villa of Sergius Manus, a wealthy landowner in the Spanish province of Gemina, he fell in love with Sergius's daughter Cecilia.

Maximus and Cecilia married, and had a son named Decimus after his grandfather. They settled on a working farm in the hills of Fulginia, several day's ride from Rome. The farm sat on a hillside, and giant poplars lined its entry road.

Though he was able to spend little time with his family, he loved them deeply. Letters that he wrote to his son and wife survived him, and were carefully preserved by his followers after his death.

After Marcus Aurelius's death in the camp at Vindobona, Maximus was arrested by the guards of the new emperor Commodus (rumored to have smothered his own father). Suspecting Commodus, the general had refused to give allegiance to the new emperor. As he was about to be executed, Maximus overwhelmed his guards and escaped.

In retaliation for this, Commodus had the general's family and retainers brutally murdered.

Maximus returned home after much travail and found his loved ones crucified. He fainted from sorrow and his wounds, and was captured by marauding thieves while asleep.

He was sold to the old gladiator Proximo, and trained at his school, taking the name of "The Spaniard."

Vowing revenge against Commodus, he fought in many battles in stadiums all over the Roman world -- his fame gaining all the while -- finally coming to the Coliseum in Rome in AD 187.

He died in the Coliseum in AD 192 at age 40, after defeating and killing Commodus in a battle in the arena. (He had been secretly stabbed by Commodus beforehand while still tied as a prisoner.) The Roman mob cheered his victory and hailed him as a hero. His dying wish to return Rome to a democracy was honored.

A few years after his death, however, the Roman world fell into ruin, and was destroyed at the hands of the same barbarians he had defeated years before.

P.S. the movie "Gladiator" with Russell Crowe, remember now......

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Revan Decimus Meridius

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where did you come up with that one?

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Maximus Decimus Meridius was born in the province of Baetica in Hispania in AD 152. He was the son of Meridius, the governor of the province, and of Lucretia, the daughter of the Roman Senator Bodaus.

He was sent to school at the age of eight to Hispalis, and studied under the tutelage of Fulvus, the stoic philospher. He joined the army at 17 as a Standard Bearer.

He fought in campaigns against the Celts in Britannia and against the Parthians in Cappadocia. Honored for his bravery under the fire of battle, he moved up through the ranks as optio, centurion, and then as primus pilus of the First Cohort under General Lucius Veras.

Marcus Aurelius, a friend of Maximus's father and father-in-law, appointed him Legate of the Emperor's Legion in AD 176. He was the youngest general so appointed in Roman history.





He led the army against the Veture in Gaul and the Marcomanni in Germania. He was away for four years until the final victory against the barbarians near the river Danube.

Earlier, in AD 171, while visiting the villa of Sergius Manus, a wealthy landowner in the Spanish province of Gemina, he fell in love with Sergius's daughter Cecilia.

Maximus and Cecilia married, and had a son named Decimus after his grandfather. They settled on a working farm in the hills of Fulginia, several day's ride from Rome. The farm sat on a hillside, and giant poplars lined its entry road.

Though he was able to spend little time with his family, he loved them deeply. Letters that he wrote to his son and wife survived him, and were carefully preserved by his followers after his death.

After Marcus Aurelius's death in the camp at Vindobona, Maximus was arrested by the guards of the new emperor Commodus (rumored to have smothered his own father). Suspecting Commodus, the general had refused to give allegiance to the new emperor. As he was about to be executed, Maximus overwhelmed his guards and escaped.

In retaliation for this, Commodus had the general's family and retainers brutally murdered.

Maximus returned home after much travail and found his loved ones crucified. He fainted from sorrow and his wounds, and was captured by marauding thieves while asleep.

He was sold to the old gladiator Proximo, and trained at his school, taking the name of "The Spaniard."

Vowing revenge against Commodus, he fought in many battles in stadiums all over the Roman world -- his fame gaining all the while -- finally coming to the Coliseum in Rome in AD 187.

He died in the Coliseum in AD 192 at age 40, after defeating and killing Commodus in a battle in the arena. (He had been secretly stabbed by Commodus beforehand while still tied as a prisoner.) The Roman mob cheered his victory and hailed him as a hero. His dying wish to return Rome to a democracy was honored.

A few years after his death, however, the Roman world fell into ruin, and was destroyed at the hands of the same barbarians he had defeated years before.

P.S. the movie "Gladiator" with Russell Crowe, remember now......

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Intresting but has nothing I can see to do with Revan.... :)

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well what did you expect? he has no second name.

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Of course it doesn't have to do anything with Revan......you just asked where Darth Flatus came up with the name of Decimus Meridius.....so I answered.....that's all.

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What answer are you looking for?

Yoda doesn't have a last name.

The real answer to your question is that the writers didn't see fit to give Revan more than one name because it wasn't strictly necessary for the game to work (and it quite easily make the plot intractably difficult to re-tell, as the gender of Revan is determined by the player).

Therefore, Revan has one name. First. Last. Both.

Okay?

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ugh I give up, I'm trying to have a intelegent descussion and 90% of the replys are spam.... :angry:

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Well Revan doesn't have a lasr name ..it was never mentioned in the games...

Revan might be an alias tho :( ...perhaps he's name was so ugly that he had to change it :)"

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I'm thinkin its just an alias. The only Dark lord that actually used their real name was Malak, so the chances that 'Revan' was his/her real name are rather small... :p

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revan used revan before the darthness

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The only problem is that the master and Bastila calls you Revan...They should call you by your real name if they knew it...

That makes me belive that either:

1.Revan was his only name...
2.He took the alias at a very young age...
3.That's the only name he remebers...

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Of course it doesn't have to do anything with Revan......you just asked where Darth Flatus came up with the name of Decimus Meridius.....so I answered.....that's all.

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no problem

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The only problem is that the master and Bastila calls you Revan...They should call you by your real name if they knew it...

That makes me belive that:

1.Revan was his only name...
2.He took the alias at a very young age...
3.That's the only name he remebers...

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ya, true....
I'm thinking that he/she took it at a young age, but it is, of course, up for interpretation.

That leads to the question of when exactly Revan fell to the darkside...

The masters at the conclave kinda hinted that Revan was always suspicious and that he/she fell before the mandalorian wars, but the council was unable to bring them back to the light...

Juhani, on the other hand, remembers Revan as a rather heroic lightsider, so that must have been when Revan was younger... 20, 21 YO

How old do you think Revan is during KOTOR2... 30? 35? 40? older?
I would say he/she is roughly 35 to 38...
which means that Juhani is probably in her early twenties...

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For the age thingie there's this older thread :)

Well it is a posibility that he didn't have a family and almost no past and that the Council chose this name for him\her :-

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For the age thingie there's this older thread :)

Well it is a posibility that he didn't have a family and almost no past and that the Council chose this name for him\her :)

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ya, thats always how I saw her... She has to have some reason for falling to the dark side, being an abandoned child makes for a good starting point, I think :)

Thanx for the nice link... :-

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jedis take on force sensitives as babies so revan wouldnt have known his/her biological family.

as for the fall to DS it could either be attributed to the DS power of the star maps/starforge, the harsh realities of war or more likely Malachor V although kreia posits that it wasn a complete fall to the dark side.

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For the age thingie there's this older thread :(

Well it is a posibility that he didn't have a family and almost no past and that the Council chose this name for him\her :(

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Yep, just like Popes, Nuns, Muslims, Sikhs, etc take on one of a limited set of "Holy Names" that either modify or replace their earlier names.

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ugh I give up, I'm trying to have a intelegent descussion and 90% of the replys are spam.... :angry:

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Just now noticing this, huh?

You must be new. Welcome to the KOTOR community.




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