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'''Aravorn''' ([[Sindarin|S]]. 'Black Lord'; [[ara]] = lord, [[vorn]] = black) was the ninth of the [[Chieftains of the Dúnedain]].
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Like his forefathers, he was raised by [[Elrond]] in [[Rivendell]] while his father [[Aragost]] dwelt in the wild.
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'''Aravorn''' ({{TA|2497}}<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}</ref> - {{TA|2654|n}},<ref name="North">{{App|North}}</ref> died aged 157) was the ninth [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]].
  
Aravorn became the [[Chieftain of the Dúnedain]] in 2588 at the death of his father. During his rule [[Orcs|Orc]]- and wolf-attacks continued, as the strength of [[Sauron]] slowly began to increase.
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==History==
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Aravorn succeeded his father, [[Aragost]], when he died in {{TA|2588|n}}. Aravorn's rule seems to be uneventful as the enemy centered a lot of its attacks on the newly-formed [[Rohan]].
  
He died in 2654, and was followed by his son [[Arahad II]].
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Aravorn died in 2654, after having ruled as chieftain for 66 years, and was succeeded by his son, [[Arahad II]].<ref name="North"/>
  
[[Category:Dúnedain of the North]]
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==Etymology==
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Aravorn's name is [[Sindarin]], though its exact meaning is unclear. The first element is ''[[aran]]'', "king", but the second could be ''[[boron|born]]'', "steadfast", or ''[[morn]]'', "darkness", which both become ''vorn'' through [[lenition]].
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==Genealogy==
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{{familytree |ARH| |ARH=[[Arahad II]]}}
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{{familytree |ARS| |ARS=[[Arassuil]]}}
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Revision as of 14:59, 19 December 2012

Aravorn
Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionChieftain of the Dúnedain
BirthT.A. 2497
RuleT.A. 2588 - 2654
DeathT.A. 2654, age 157
Family
ParentageAragost
ChildrenArahad II
Physical Description
GenderMale

Aravorn (T.A. 2497[1] - 2654,[2] died aged 157) was the ninth Chieftain of the Dúnedain.

History

Aravorn succeeded his father, Aragost, when he died in 2588. Aravorn's rule seems to be uneventful as the enemy centered a lot of its attacks on the newly-formed Rohan.

Aravorn died in 2654, after having ruled as chieftain for 66 years, and was succeeded by his son, Arahad II.[2]

Etymology

Aravorn's name is Sindarin, though its exact meaning is unclear. The first element is aran, "king", but the second could be born, "steadfast", or morn, "darkness", which both become vorn through lenition.

Genealogy

Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aragost
 
 
 
 
 
 
ARAVORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arahad II
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arassuil
 

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  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:
Aragost
9th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
T.A. 2588 - T.A. 2654
Followed by:
Arahad II