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Barahir (grandson of Faramir)

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The name Barahir refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Barahir (disambiguation).
Barahir
Gondorian
Biographical Information
BirthEarly Fourth Age
Family
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentagePossibly Elboron
Physical Description
GenderMale

Barahir was the grandson of Faramir and Éowyn. He may have been the son of Elboron.

History

Barahir wrote The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen at some point during the second century of the Fourth Age. His work survived in abbreviated form in the Thain's Book.[1]

Etymology

Barahir is a Sindarin word and consists of bara ("fiery; eager") + hîr ("master, lord").[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Note on the Shire Records"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", pp. 351, 364
Barahir
House of Húrin
Born: Early Fo.A. Died: Unknown
Preceded by:
Unknown,
possibly Elboron
3rd Prince of Ithilien
unknown
Followed by:
unknown

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