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Eldacar (King of Arnor)

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'''Eldacar''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 87 – 339, died aged 252 years) was the fourth [[Kings of Arnor|King of Arnor]], succeeding his father, [[Valandil (King of Arnor)|Valandil]], when he died in 249. His father [[Valandil (King of Arnor)|Valandil]] was the only surviving son of [[Isildur]], the last [[High King of the Dúnedain|High King]] of both [[Gondor]] and [[Arnor]].
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'''Eldacar''' ([[Third Age|T.A.]] 87 – 339, died aged 252 years) was the fourth [[Kings of Arnor|King of Arnor]].
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==History==
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Eldacar succeeded his father, [[Valandil (King of Arnor)|Valandil]], when he died in 249. His father [[Valandil (King of Arnor)|Valandil]] was the only surviving son of [[Isildur]], the last [[High King of the Dúnedain|High King]] of both [[Gondor]] and [[Arnor]].
  
 
His reign was without any significant event, and he died in 339 after having ruled [[Arnor]] for ninety years. He was succeeded by his son [[Arantar]].
 
His reign was without any significant event, and he died in 339 after having ruled [[Arnor]] for ninety years. He was succeeded by his son [[Arantar]].
  
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==Etymology==
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Eldacar's name is [[Quenya]] for "Elf Helm", coming from ''[[elda]]'' meaning "elf", and ''[[cár]]'' meaning "head". It's usual that long vowels of the ultimate syllable are short, hence ''Eldacar'' and not ''Eldacár''
 
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Eldacar's name is [[Quenya]] for "Elf Helm", coming from ''[[elda]]'' meaning "elf", and ''[[cár]]'' meaning "head". It's usual that long vowels of the ultimate syllable are short, hence ''Eldacar'' and not ''Eldacár''
 
  
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The name Eldacar refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Eldacar (disambiguation).
Eldacar
Arnorian
Biographical Information
PositionKing of Arnor
BirthT.A. 87
RuleT.A. 249 - T.A. 339
DeathT.A. 339
Family
ParentageValandil
ChildrenArantar
Physical Description
GenderMale

Eldacar (T.A. 87 – 339, died aged 252 years) was the fourth King of Arnor.

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History

Eldacar succeeded his father, Valandil, when he died in 249. His father Valandil was the only surviving son of Isildur, the last High King of both Gondor and Arnor.

His reign was without any significant event, and he died in 339 after having ruled Arnor for ninety years. He was succeeded by his son Arantar.

Etymology

Eldacar's name is Quenya for "Elf Helm", coming from elda meaning "elf", and cár meaning "head". It's usual that long vowels of the ultimate syllable are short, hence Eldacar and not Eldacár

Genealogy

              Isildur
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Elendur   Aratan   Ciryon    Valandil
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                             ELDACAR
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                             Arantar
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                             Tarcil


References

Preceded by:
Valandil
4th King of Arnor
T.A. 249 - T.A. 339
Followed by:
Arantar