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Revision as of 20:54, 25 November 2007

Template:Royalty infobox Aravir (T.A. 2156 - 2319, died aged 163) was the fourth Chieftain of the Dúnedain, following his father, Aranuir, upon his death in 2247.

As far as we know, Aravir's rule was uneventful, except for the usual skirmishes with orcs. Aravir died in 2319, after having been Chieftain for seventy-two years) and was followed by his son Aragorn I (after whom Aragorn Elessar was named).

Genealogy

 Isildur
    :
    :
 Aranuir
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 ARAVIR
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Aragorn I
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 Araglas

Etymology

Aravir's name is Sindarin, and although the etymology is uncertain, it probably means "Royal Jewel", coming from the prefix ara- meaning "king", and mir (becoming lenited to vir) meaning "jewel".

Titles

Preceded by:
Aranuir
4th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
III 2247 - 2319
Followed by:
Aragorn I