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'''Appendix A''' of [[The Lord of the Rings]] contains historical background of the events in Middle-earth prior to the War of the Ring.  Its main focus is on the Mannish kingdoms of [[Númenor]], [[Gondor]] and [[Rohan]], and on the Dwarves of the line of [[Durin I|Durin]].  It also contains the story of Aragorn and Arwen.
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'''Appendix A''' of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' contains historical background of the events in [[Middle-earth]] prior to the [[War of the Ring]].  Its main focus is on the [[Men|Mannish]] kingdoms of [[Númenor]], [[Gondor]] and [[Rohan]], and on the [[Dwarves]] of the line of [[Durin]].  It also contains the story of [[Aragorn]] and [[Arwen]].
  
The contents of Appendix A are as follows.
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==Contents==
  
*The Númenorean Kings
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*The Númenórean Kings
 
**Númenor <small>(A synopsis of the events of ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', especially the ''[[Akallabêth]]'')</small>
 
**Númenor <small>(A synopsis of the events of ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', especially the ''[[Akallabêth]]'')</small>
 
**The Realms in Exile <small>(A list of the [[kings of Arnor]] and [[Kings of Gondor|Gondor]], including the [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]] and the [[Ruling Stewards]] of Gondor.)</small>
 
**The Realms in Exile <small>(A list of the [[kings of Arnor]] and [[Kings of Gondor|Gondor]], including the [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]] and the [[Ruling Stewards]] of Gondor.)</small>
 
***The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur
 
***The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur
 
***The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion
 
***The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion
**Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur <small>(The history of the Northern Kingdom, through the time of [[Aragorn II]])</small>
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**Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur <small>(The history of the Northern Kingdom, through the time of [[Aragorn|Aragorn II]])</small>
**Gondor and the Heirs of Anarion <small>(The history of Gondor, including a few details of the lives of [[Denethor II]], [[Boromir, son of Denethor II|Boromir]], and [[Faramir, son of Denethor II|Faramir]].)</small>
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**Gondor and the Heirs of Anarion <small>(The history of Gondor, including a few details of the lives of [[Denethor|Denethor II]], [[Boromir]], and [[Faramir]].)</small>
 
***The Stewards
 
***The Stewards
 
**The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen <small>(Traces the love story of that couple, including their deaths.)</small>
 
**The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen <small>(Traces the love story of that couple, including their deaths.)</small>
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Latest revision as of 17:20, 19 November 2012

Appendix A of The Lord of the Rings contains historical background of the events in Middle-earth prior to the War of the Ring. Its main focus is on the Mannish kingdoms of Númenor, Gondor and Rohan, and on the Dwarves of the line of Durin. It also contains the story of Aragorn and Arwen.

[edit] Contents

  • The Númenórean Kings
    • Númenor (A synopsis of the events of The Silmarillion, especially the Akallabêth)
    • The Realms in Exile (A list of the kings of Arnor and Gondor, including the Chieftain of the Dúnedain and the Ruling Stewards of Gondor.)
      • The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur
      • The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion
    • Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur (The history of the Northern Kingdom, through the time of Aragorn II)
    • Gondor and the Heirs of Anarion (The history of Gondor, including a few details of the lives of Denethor II, Boromir, and Faramir.)
      • The Stewards
    • The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen (Traces the love story of that couple, including their deaths.)
  • The House of Eorl (The history of Rohan.)
    • The Kings of the Mark
  • Durin's Folk (Focuses on the Dwarves of that line. Some of the events leading up to the Quest of Erebor are given. This section contains a family tree of Durin, including some details about Gimli.)


The Lord of the Rings Appendices
Appendix A · Appendix B · Appendix C · Appendix D · Appendix E · Appendix F