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'''Aragost''' ([[Sindarin|S]]. 'Lord of the Fortress'; [[ost]] = fortress) was the eighth of the [[Chieftains of the Dúnedain]].
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Like his forefathers, he was raised by [[Elrond]] in [[Rivendell]] while his father [[Arahad I]] dwelt in the wild.
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He became the [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]] in 2523 at the death of his father. His rule was an uneventful one, as the attention of the enemy was focussed on [[Gondor]], where the [[Éothéod]] had settled the new realm of [[Rohan]].
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|birth= <code>III</code> 2431
 
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|rule= <code>III</code> 2523
He died in 2588, and was followed by his son [[Aravorn]].
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|death= <code>III</code> 2588
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|age= 157
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'''Aragost''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 2431 - 2588 , died aged 157) was the eighth [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]], succeeding hi father, [[Arahad I]], when he died in 2523.
  
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As far as we know, 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]]
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==Genealogy==
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<code>
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  [[Isildur]]
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  [[Arahad I]]
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  '''ARAGOST'''
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  [[Aravorn]]
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[[Arahad II]]
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</code>
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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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==Titles==
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{{Sequence
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|next=[[Aravorn]]
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|list=8th [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]]<br><code>III</code> 2523 - 2588 |}}{{northernline}}
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[[Category:Chieftains of the Dúnedain]]
 
[[Category:Dúnedain of the North]]
 
[[Category:Dúnedain of the North]]
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[[Category:Chieftains of the Dúnedain]]
 

Revision as of 17:41, 15 January 2007

Template:Royalty infobox Aragost (T.A. 2431 - 2588 , died aged 157) was the eighth Chieftain of the Dúnedain, succeeding hi father, Arahad I, when he died in 2523.

As far as we know, 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

Genealogy

 Isildur
    :
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 Arahad I
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 ARAGOST
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 Aravorn
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Arahad II

Etymology

There are two possible etymologies for Aragost's name:

  1. Sindarin for "Lord of the Fortress", from the prefix ara- meaning "lord, royal", and ost meaning "fortress".
  2. Sindarin for "Royal Dread", from the prefix ara- meaning "royal", and gost meaning "dread".

Titles

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