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Arveleg II

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Revision as of 21:17, 23 December 2013

This article is about the twelfth King of Arthedain. For the eighth King, see Arveleg I.
Arveleg II
Arnorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Arthedain
LocationArthedain
LanguageSindarin, Westron
BirthT.A. 1633
RuleT.A. 1743 - 1813
DeathT.A. 1813 (aged 180)
Family
HouseHouse of Isildur
ParentageArvegil
ChildrenAraval
Physical Description
GenderMale

Arveleg (T.A. 1633[1] - 1813,[2] died aged 180) was the twelth king of Arthedain, and came to throne upon the death of his father, Arvegil, in T.A. 1743.

History

Arveleg died in 1813, after having ruled for seventy years, and was succeeded by his son, Araval.[2]

Etymology

Arveleg's name is Sindarin for "Mighty King" from ar meaning "royal", and beleg (becoming lenited to veleg) meaning "mighty, strong". It is likely, however, that he was simply named after his great-great-grandfather, Arveleg I.

Genealogy

Isildur
 
 
 
 
Arvegil
 
 
 
 
ARVELEG II
 
 
 
 
Araval
 
 
 
 
Araphant

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 194
  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"
Arveleg II
House of Isildur
Cadet branch of House of Elros
Born: T.A. 1633 Died: T.A. 1813
Preceded by:
Arvegil
12th King of Arthedain
T.A. 1743 - 1813
Followed by:
Araval