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Arador

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Arador
Arnorian
Biographical Information
TitlesChieftain of the Dúnedain
LocationRivendell
LanguageSindarin, Westron
BirthT.A. 2820
RuleT.A. 2912 - 2930
DeathT.A. 2930 (aged 110)
North of Rivendell
Family
HouseHouse of Isildur
ParentageArgonui
ChildrenArathorn II
Physical Description
GenderMale

Arador (S, pron. [ˈarador]; T.A. 2820[1] - 2930,[2] died aged 110) was the fourteenth Chieftain of the Dúnedain

History

Arador succeeded his father, Argonui, when he died in 2912.[2]

His rule was uneventful except for the fact he was captured and killed by Hill-trolls north of Rivendell.[3] He was followed by his young son, Arathorn II, in 2930.[2]

Etymology

Arador's name is Sindarin and means "Royal Lord" coming form the prefix ara meaning "royal", and dor (a form taur) meaning "lord".

Genealogy

Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argonui
 
 
 
 
ARADOR
 
 
 
 
Arathorn II
 
 
 
 
Aragorn II

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 196
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen"
Preceded by:
Argonui
14th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
T.A. 2912 - T.A. 2930
Followed by:
Arathorn II