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Arathorn I

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Two etymologies for "Arathorn" exist. The first, written shortly after the publication of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', gave "Steadfast King" (from ''[[aran]]'' "king" and ''thorn'' "steadfast").<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "Words, Phrases & Passages in 'The Lord of the Rings'", ''[[Parma Eldalamberon 17]]'', page 113</ref> A later etymology gave the meaning of the name as "Eagle King" (from ''[[aran]]'' "king" and ''[[thoron]]'' "eagle").<ref>{{L|347}}</ref>
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==Genealogy==

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This article is about the earlier Chieftain. For the father of Aragorn, see Arathorn II.
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Arathorn I was the twelth Chieftain of the Dúnedain.

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History

Arathorn succeeded his father, Arassuil, on his death in 2784. Arathorn died in 2848; he was succeeded by his son, Argonui.[1]

Etymology

See Arathorn

Genealogy

Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arassuil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ARATHORN I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argonui
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arador
 
 


Preceded by:
Arassuil
12th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
Third Age 2784 - 2848
Followed by:
Argonui


References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"