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Arantar

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Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Arnor
BirthT.A. 185
RuleT.A. 339 - T.A. 435
Death250 years, T.A. 435
Family
ParentageEldacar
ChildrenTarcil
Physical Description
GenderMale

Arantar (Q, pron. [aˈrantar]; T.A. 185[1]435,[2] died aged 250 years) was the fifth King of Arnor.

History

Arantar succeeded his father, Eldacar, when he died in 339. Arantar was the great-grandson of Isildur, last High King of both Gondor and Arnor.

He ruled uneventfully for ninety-six years, and was succeeded by his son, Tarcil, when he died in 435.[2]

Etymology

Arantar's name is Quenya for "Lord of Kings", from aran meaning "king", and táro or tar meaning "lord".

Genealogy

Valandil
 
 
 
 
Eldacar
 
 
 
 
ARANTAR
 
 
 
 
Tarcil
 
 
 
 
Tarondor

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
Preceded by:
Eldacar
5th King of Arnor
T.A. 339 - T.A. 435
Followed by:
Tarcil