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Aravir

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The son of [[Aranuir]], who led the [[Dúnedain of the North]] during the closing years of the [[Watchful Peace]]. It was Aravir, it seems, who devised the name '[[Aragorn]]'; he gave it to his son, who succeeded him as [[Chieftain Aragorn I]]. The [[Aragorn]] of the [[The Lord of the Rings]] was his distant descendant, [[Aragorn II]] of the line of [[Isildur]].  
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'''Aravir''' was the fourth of the [[Chieftains of the Dúnedain]]. He was raised by [[Elrond]] in [[Rivendell]] while his father [[Aranuir]] dwelt in the wild.
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At his father's death in 2247 [[Third Age|T.A.]], [[Aranuir]] in turn became the [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]]. During his rule the [[Watchful Peace]] slowly came to an end as [[Sauron]] returned to the north-west of [[Middle-earth]], although his presence remained unknown.
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Aravir died in 2319 and was followed by his son [[Aragorn I]] (Not to be confused with [[Aragorn II]] who later becomes [[Aragorn Elessar]] in [[The Lord of the Rings]].
  
 
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Revision as of 03:30, 13 June 2005

Aravir was the fourth of the Chieftains of the Dúnedain. He was raised by Elrond in Rivendell while his father Aranuir dwelt in the wild.

At his father's death in 2247 T.A., Aranuir in turn became the Chieftain of the Dúnedain. During his rule the Watchful Peace slowly came to an end as Sauron returned to the north-west of Middle-earth, although his presence remained unknown.

Aravir died in 2319 and was followed by his son Aragorn I (Not to be confused with Aragorn II who later becomes Aragorn Elessar in The Lord of the Rings.