Pronunciation: gih-TAH-rah moh-ROH-soh

An Aes Sedai of the Blue Ajah. She had the Foretelling. She was counselor to Queen Mordrellen Mantear, mother of Tigraine Mantear, and later she was Keeper of the Chronicles under Tamra Ospenya.

Physical Description#

She is tall, voluptuous and beautiful with snow white hair. She dresses flamboyantly. At the time of the Aiel War she was rumored to be over three hundred years old. (NS,Ch2)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In New Spring
    1. NS,Ch2 - Gitara was Blue Ajah before being raised to Keeper of the Chronicles.
    2. NS,Ch3 - Tamra Ospenya announces the death of Gitara to the assembled Accepted and declares a bounty for all women who recently gave birth.
    3. NS,Ch6 - While taking census, Moiraine and Siuan watch for births that happened after Gitara's Foretelling.
    4. NS,Ch7 - Aeldra Najaf is raised as Keeper of the Chronicles replacing Gitara.
    5. NS,Ch8 - Ellid Abareim claims she heard Adelorna Bastine tell Shemaen that Gitara had a Foretelling that Tarmon Gai'don will come during the lifetimes of sisters now breathing.
    6. NS,Ch8 - Because of Tamra's certainty of the timing, Moiraine thinks Gitara must have had other Foretellings about the Dragon Reborn.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch8 - Moiraine and Siuan tell Rand about Gitara Moroso's Foretelling.
  3. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch1 - Elaida is the only Aes Sedai since Gitara to have the Foretelling.
    2. TSR,Ch34 - Amys tells Rand that Shaiel was ordered to go to the Aiel Waste by Gitara Moroso.
  4. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch27 - Siuan recalls Gitara showing her a book where the Aiel are called the People of the Dragon.
  5. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch16 - Dyelin tells Rand about Gitara Moroso. She was advisor to Queen Mordrellen Mantear, mother to Tigraine Mantear.