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Aragost

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'''Aragost''' ([[Third Age 2431|T.A. 2431]] - [[Third Age 2588|T.A. 2588]]) was the eighth [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]], succeeding his father, [[Arahad I]], when he died in [[Third Age 2523]].
 
'''Aragost''' ([[Third Age 2431|T.A. 2431]] - [[Third Age 2588|T.A. 2588]]) was the eighth [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]], succeeding his father, [[Arahad I]], when he died in [[Third Age 2523]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
As far as we know, Aragost's rule was uneventful due to the enemy's forces being concentrated in [[Gondor]] and [[Rhovanion (region)|Rhovanion]]. Aragost died in 2588 - after having ruled for 65 years - and was followed by his son, [[Aravorn]]
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Aragost's rule was uneventful due to the enemy's forces being concentrated in [[Gondor]] and [[Rhovanion (region)|Rhovanion]]. Aragost died in 2588 - after having ruled for 65 years - and was followed by his son, [[Aravorn]].
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==Etymology==
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Aragost's name is never explained but it could mean [[Sindarin]] for "Royal Dread", from the prefix ''[[ar|ara-]]'' meaning "royal", and ''gost'' meaning "dread".
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==Genealogy==
 
==Genealogy==
 
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==Etymology==
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There are two possible etymologies for Aragost's name:
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#[[Sindarin]] for "Lord of the Fortress", from the prefix ''[[ar|ara-]]'' meaning "lord, royal", and ''[[ost]]'' meaning "fortress".
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#Sindarin for "Royal Dread", from the prefix ''[[ar|ara-]]'' meaning "royal", and ''gost'' meaning "dread".
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  |list=8th [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]]<br>{{TA|2523}} - {{TA|2588}}|}}{{northernline}}
  
 
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[[Category:House of Aranarth]]

Revision as of 12:33, 21 November 2010

Aragost
Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionChieftain of the Dúnedain
BirthT.A. 2431
RuleT.A. 2523 - T.A. 2588
DeathT.A. 2588
Family
ParentageArahad I
ChildrenAravorn
Physical Description
GenderMale

Aragost (T.A. 2431 - T.A. 2588) was the eighth Chieftain of the Dúnedain, succeeding his father, Arahad I, when he died in Third Age 2523.

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History

Aragost's rule was uneventful due to the enemy's forces being concentrated in Gondor and Rhovanion. Aragost died in 2588 - after having ruled for 65 years - and was followed by his son, Aravorn.

Etymology

Aragost's name is never explained but it could mean Sindarin for "Royal Dread", from the prefix ara- meaning "royal", and gost meaning "dread".

Genealogy

Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arahad I
 
 
 
 
 
 
ARAGOST
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aravorn
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arahad II
 


References

Preceded by:
Arahad I
8th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
T.A. 2523 - T.A. 2588
Followed by:
Aravorn