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Aravir

Aravir
Arnorian
Biographical Information
TitlesChieftain of the Dúnedain
LocationRivendell
LanguageSindarin, Westron
BirthT.A. 2156
RuleT.A. 2247 - 2319
DeathT.A. 2319 (aged 163)
Family
HouseHouse of Isildur
ParentageAranuir
ChildrenAragorn I
Physical Description
GenderMale

Aravir (T.A. 2156[1] - 2319,[2] died aged 163) was the fourth Chieftain of the Dúnedain, following his father, Aranuir, upon his death in 2247.

[edit] History

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.[2]

[edit] 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".

[edit] Genealogy

 
Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arvedui
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aranuir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ARAVIR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aragorn I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aragorn II
 
 
 
 

[edit] 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"
Aravir
House of Isildur
Cadet branch of House of Elros
Born: T.A. 2156 Died: T.A. 2319
Preceded by:
Aranuir
27th Heir of Isildur
T.A. 2247 - 2319
Followed by:
Aragorn I
4th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
T.A. 2247 - 2319