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}}'''Angrod''' ([[Sindarin|S]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈaŋrod]}}; [[Years of the Trees]] – [[First Age]] [[First Age 455|455]]) was a son of [[Finarfin]] and [[Eärwen]] and a lord of the [[Noldor]].  
 
}}'''Angrod''' ([[Sindarin|S]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈaŋrod]}}; [[Years of the Trees]] – [[First Age]] [[First Age 455|455]]) was a son of [[Finarfin]] and [[Eärwen]] and a lord of the [[Noldor]].  
  
He was the elder brother of [[Galadriel]] and [[Aegnor]], and the younger brother of [[Finrod Felagund]]. Together with Aegnor he held the highlands of [[Dorthonion]] against [[Morgoth]]. Aegnor and Angrod were both slain in the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame").
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He was the elder brother of [[Galadriel]] and [[Aegnor]], and the younger brother of [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]]. Together with Aegnor he held the highlands of [[Dorthonion]] against [[Morgoth]]. Aegnor and Angrod were both slain in the [[Dagor Bragollach]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame").
  
 
== Etymology ==
 
== Etymology ==
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== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
 
== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
From the earliest writings (for example, the ''[[Lay of Leithian]]'') till after the publication of the first edition of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' [[Orodreth]] is given as Angrod and [[Felagund]]'s brother instead. This was retained in the published ''[[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]]'', although the changes of their father's name from Finrod to [[Finarfin]] and of ([[Inglor]]) Felagund's name to [[Finrod Felagund]] were adopted there. Also, in the published ''[[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]]'' [[Gil-galad]] is the son of [[Fingon]], this was an editorial decision by [[Christopher Tolkien]] which he admitted was a mistake.
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From the earliest writings (for example, the ''[[Lay of Leithian]]'') till after the publication of the first edition of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' [[Orodreth]] is given as Angrod and [[Felagund]]'s brother instead. This was retained in the published ''[[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]]'', although the changes of their father's name from Finrod to [[Finarfin]] and of ([[Inglor]]) Felagund's name to [[Finrod|Finrod Felagund]] were adopted there. Also, in the published ''[[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]]'' [[Gil-galad]] is the son of [[Fingon]], this was an editorial decision by [[Christopher Tolkien]] which he admitted was a mistake.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

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Angrod
Noldo
Biographical Information
Other namesAngaráto (Q, fn)
LanguageQuenya and Sindarin
Birthbetween Y.T. 1300 & 1362[note 1]
Tirion
DeathF.A. 455 (aged between 1,777 & 2,371[note 2])
Dorthonion; Dagor Bragollach
Family
HouseHouse of Finarfin
ParentageFinarfin & Eärwen
SiblingsFinrod, Aegnor and Galadriel
SpouseEldalôtë
ChildrenOrodreth
Physical Description
GenderMale
Hair colorGolden
Angrod (S, pron. [ˈaŋrod]; Years of the TreesFirst Age 455) was a son of Finarfin and Eärwen and a lord of the Noldor.

He was the elder brother of Galadriel and Aegnor, and the younger brother of Finrod Felagund. Together with Aegnor he held the highlands of Dorthonion against Morgoth. Aegnor and Angrod were both slain in the Dagor Bragollach ("Battle of Sudden Flame").

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Etymology

Angrod's father-name was Angaráto (pron. [ˌaŋɡaˈraːto]), meaning "Iron Champion" in Quenya (from anga = "iron" and aráto = "champion"). The name Angrod is the Sindarin form of Angaráto. It is written in the Shibboleth that probably both he and Finrod received the same name Aráto, and this later differentiated to Findaráto and the above. Angrod's epessë was Angamaitë "iron-handed" (from anga + maitë).

Genealogy

              Finarfin = Eärwen
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Finrod   ANGROD = Eldalótë    Aegnor     Galadriel
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        Orodreth
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       Gil-galad, last High King of the Noldor

Other Versions of the Legendarium

From the earliest writings (for example, the Lay of Leithian) till after the publication of the first edition of The Lord of the Rings Orodreth is given as Angrod and Felagund's brother instead. This was retained in the published Silmarillion, although the changes of their father's name from Finrod to Finarfin and of (Inglor) Felagund's name to Finrod Felagund were adopted there. Also, in the published Silmarillion Gil-galad is the son of Fingon, this was an editorial decision by Christopher Tolkien which he admitted was a mistake.

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Notes

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "The Annals of Aman", p. 106 lists 1300 as the birth of Finrod (then named "Inglor") and 1362 as the birth of Galadriel
  2. Years of the Sun. Each Year of the Tree is equal to 9.582 Years of the Sun, and the Years of the Trees ended in the year 1500. So, 455 + 9.582 x 138 = 1,777; 455 + 9.582 x 200 = 2,371.