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'''Arveleg''' was the son of King [[Arvegil]] of [[Arthedain]].
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'''Arveleg''' ({{TA|1633}}<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}, p. 194</ref> - {{TA|1813|n}},<ref name="North">{{App|North}}</ref> died aged 180) was the twelth king of [[Arthedain]], and came to throne upon the death of his father, [[Arvegil]], in {{TA|1743}}.
  
He came to the throne in 1743 at the death of his father, and was named for his great-great-grandfather [[Arveleg I]].
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==History==
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Arveleg died in 1813, after having ruled for seventy years, and was succeeded by his son, [[Araval]].<ref name="North"/>
  
During his rule the war with [[Angmar]] began again, as the peoples of the enemy recovered faster than the [[Dúnedain]], reinforced by [[Easterlings]] and [[Orcs]] from both sides of the [[Misty Mountains]].
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== Etymology ==
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Arveleg's name is [[Sindarin]] for "Mighty King" from ''[[ar]]'' meaning "royal", and ''[[beleg]]'' (becoming [[Lenition|lenited]] to ''veleg'') meaning "mighty, strong". It is likely, however, that he was simply named after his great-great-grandfather, [[Arveleg I]].
  
Arveleg died in 1813 [[Third Age|T.A.]] and was succeeded by his son [[Araval]].
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== Genealogy ==
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{{familytree |ARL|ARL=[[Araval]]}}
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{{familytree |ARP|ARP=[[Araphant]]}}
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Revision as of 15:04, 19 December 2012

This article is about the twelfth King of Arthedain. For the eighth King, see Arveleg I.
Arveleg II
Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Arthedain
BirthT.A. 1633
RuleT.A. 1743 - 1813
DeathT.A. 1813
Family
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"
Preceded by:
Arvegil
12th King of Arthedain
T.A. 1743 - 1813
Followed by:
Araval