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Jumerian
Biological classification
Designation

Sentient[1]

Sociocultural characteristics
Homeworld

Jumeria system[2]

«That doesn't sound good. How angry will Princess Leia be?»
«That depends on what he's smashing. If it's the singing lamp the Jumerians gave her as a wedding present, she might even thank him. Let's just hope he hasn't broken Han's bottle of Ithorian Mist. That would be bad.»
Mallatobuck and Chewbacca upon hearing their son, Lumpawaroo, ransacking the Solos' apartment.[src]

The Jumerians were a sentient species, native to the Jumeria system. They gifted a singing lamp to Princess Leia Organa Solo at her wedding.

HistoryEdit

The Jumerians were a sentient species[1] from the Jumeria system of the Core Worlds.[2] The area around the Jumerians' homeworld was explored sometime between 27,500 BBY and 20,000 BBY, and the region was traditionally affiliated with the Human species, who held sway in the Core as early as 25,100 BBY. The Galactic Republic, whose reign would begin only decades later, clamed the area around Jumeria throughout its twenty-five millennia of existence.[3] The Jumerians were later members of the New Republic.[1] By 8 ABY, they had presented Princess Leia Organa Solo with a singing lamp as a wedding gift. Although she found the item repugnant, she kept it in the Coruscanti apartment she shared with her husband, Han Solo.[4] Dark Lord of the Sith Darth Krayt's Galactic Empire claimed the region around the Jumerian homeworld in the year 137 ABY.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

Jumerians were mentioned in an eBook novel, A Forest Apart, written by Troy Denning and published in 2003. The original source did not make it clear whether the Jumerians were a species or a social group of some kind. However, in 2008, The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia included a Jumerian entry copied almost directly from the Star Wars wiki Wookieepedia, whose article on the subject assumed without reference that they were a species.[5] This thereby became canonical.

AppearancesEdit

SourcesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 179 ("Jumerian")
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Essential Atlas and Galactic Cartography: Official Discussion on the Jedi Council Forums (Literature board; posted by jasonfry on 12/11/07 7:59am; accessed February 27, 2013). Jason Fry, co-author of The Essential Atlas, stated his intention to create homeworlds for numerous species based on context implied from their names. Jumeria appears to be one such case.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Essential Atlas
  4. A Forest Apart
  5. The revision that matches The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia's entry can be viewed here and predates the source by two years.

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