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'''Arathorn I''' was the twelth [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]].  
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'''Arathorn I''' ({{TA|2784}}<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}, p. 196</ref> - {{TA|2848|n}},<ref name="North">{{App|North}}</ref> age 155) was the twelth [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]].  
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Arathorn succeeded his father, [[Arassuil]], on his death in [[Third Age 2784|2784]]. Arathorn died in 2848; he was succeeded by his son, [[Argonui]].<ref>{{App|North}}</ref>
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Arathorn succeeded his father, [[Arassuil]], on his death in {{TA|2784|n}}. Arathorn died in {{TA|2848|n}}; he was succeeded by his son, [[Argonui]].<ref name="North"/>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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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The etymology of ''Arathorn'' is uncertain. See [[Arathorn II]] for discussion.
  
 
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Revision as of 15:04, 19 December 2012

This article is about the earlier Chieftain. For the father of Aragorn, see Arathorn II.
Arathorn I
Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionChieftain of the Dúnedain
BirthT.A. 2696
RuleT.A. 2784 - 2848
DeathT.A. 2848, age 155
Family
ParentageArassuil
ChildrenArgonui
Physical Description
GenderMale

Arathorn I (T.A. 2784[1] - 2848,[2] age 155) was the twelth Chieftain of the Dúnedain.

History

Arathorn succeeded his father, Arassuil, on his death in 2784. Arathorn died in 2848; he was succeeded by his son, Argonui.[2]

Etymology

The etymology of Arathorn is uncertain. See Arathorn II for discussion.

Genealogy

Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arassuil
 
 
 
 
ARATHORN I
 
 
 
 
Argonui
 
 
 
 
Arador

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 196
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"
Preceded by:
Arassuil
12th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
T.A. 2784 - T.A. 2848
Followed by:
Argonui