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Revision as of 07:16, 23 November 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
    :
    :
 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