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'''Celepharn''' was the son and heir of King [[Mallor]] of [[Arthedain]] and he came to the throne in 1110 [[Third Age|T.A.]] at the death of his father.
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'''Celepharn''' ([[Sindarin|S]], pron. {{IPA|[keˈlep.harn]}}; {{TA|979}}<ref>{{PM|Elendil}}, p. 193</ref> - {{TA|1191|n}},<ref name="North">{{App|North}}</ref> died aged 212) was the fourth [[King of Arthedain]].
  
During his reign many [[Hobbit]]s entered [[Eriador]] and the lands of [[Arnor]]. Most of these were [[Fallohides]] and [[Stoors]], joining the [[Harfoots]] who had come earlier during the time of Celepharn's grandfather [[Beleg of Arthedain|Beleg]].
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==History==
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Celepharn was the son of [[Mallor]], and he came to the throne of [[Arthedain]] upon the death of his father in {{TA|1110|n}}.<ref name="North"/>
  
During Celepharn's rule the Southern Kingdom [[Gondor]] reached the height of its power, under [[Atanatar II Alcarin]].
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During his reign, circa {{TA|1150|n}}, more [[Hobbits]] entered [[Eriador]] and the lands of [[Arnor]] from [[Wilderland]]. Most of these were [[Fallohides]] and [[Stoors]] (who came over the [[Redhorn Pass]] and settled mainly in [[Dunland]] and the [[Angle of Eriador|Angle]]), joining the [[Harfoots]] who had come earlier during the time of Celepharn's father [[Mallor]].<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>
  
Celepharn died in 1191 T.A. and was succeeded by his son [[Celebrindor]].
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During Celepharn's rule the Southern Kingdom, [[Gondor]], reached the height of its power under [[Atanatar II|Atanatar II Alcarin]].<ref>{{App|South}}</ref>
  
==External link==
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Celepharn ruled Arthedain for eighty-one years, and was succeeded by his son, [[Celebrindor]], upon his death in {{TA|1191|n}}.<ref name="North"/>
*[http://www.taibu.net/familytree Family-Tree of the Eldar and Atani]
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==Etymology==
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The etymology of Celepharn's name is unknown. The most likely meaning would be "silver rock" from ''[[celeb]]'' and ''[[sarn]]''.{{fact}} In that case the name should be pronounced as {{IPA|[keˈlep.harn]}} and not as **{{IPA|[ˈkelefarn]}}.
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==Genealogy==
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Revision as of 16:05, 15 December 2012

Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Arthedain
BirthT.A. 979
RuleT.A. 1110 - 1191
Death212 years, T.A. 1191
Family
ParentageMallor
ChildrenCelebrindor
Physical Description
GenderMale

Celepharn (S, pron. [keˈlep.harn]; T.A. 979[1] - 1191,[2] died aged 212) was the fourth King of Arthedain.

History

Celepharn was the son of Mallor, and he came to the throne of Arthedain upon the death of his father in 1110.[2]

During his reign, circa 1150, more Hobbits entered Eriador and the lands of Arnor from Wilderland. Most of these were Fallohides and Stoors (who came over the Redhorn Pass and settled mainly in Dunland and the Angle), joining the Harfoots who had come earlier during the time of Celepharn's father Mallor.[3]

During Celepharn's rule the Southern Kingdom, Gondor, reached the height of its power under Atanatar II Alcarin.[4]

Celepharn ruled Arthedain for eighty-one years, and was succeeded by his son, Celebrindor, upon his death in 1191.[2]

Etymology

The etymology of Celepharn's name is unknown. The most likely meaning would be "silver rock" from celeb and sarn.[source?] In that case the name should be pronounced as [keˈlep.harn] and not as **[ˈkelefarn].

Genealogy

Isildur
 
 
 
 
Mallor
 
 
 
 
CELEPHARN
 
 
 
 
Celebrindor
 
 
 
 
Malvegil

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 193
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
Preceded by:
Mallor
4th King of Arthedain
T.A. 1110 - 1191
Followed by:
Celebrindor