Tolkien Gateway

Atanatar I

Revision as of 12:40, 4 November 2012 by Mithbot (Talk | contribs)
The name Atanatar refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Atanatar (disambiguation).
Matěj Čadil - Atanatar I of Gondor.jpg
Atanatar I
Gondorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Gondor
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron and Sindarin
BirthT.A. 480
RuleT.A. 667 - 748 (81 years)
DeathT.A. 748 (aged 268)
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageTurambar
ChildrenSiriondil
Physical Description
GenderMale
Atanatar I (Q, pron. [aˈtanatar]; T.A. 480[1]748,[2] aged 268 years) was the tenth King of Gondor, ruling for 81 years, from Third Age 667 until his death.

Contents

History

He was the son of Turambar, the great conquerer of the Easterlings. Atanatar's reign, however, was uneventful, and he was succeeded by his son Siriondil.[2]

Etymology

Atanatar is Quenya for "Father of Men", a title given to the Atanatari of the First Age; from atan "Man" and atar "father".

Genealogy

 
 
Rómendacil I
310-541
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Turambar
397-667
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ATANATAR I
480-748
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Siriondil
570-830
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tarannon
654-913
 
Tarciryan
unknown

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 Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
Atanatar I
House of Anárion
Born: T.A. 480 Died: T.A. 748
Preceded by:
Turambar
10th King of Gondor
T.A. 667 - 748
Followed by:
Siriondil