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'''Eldarion''' ([[Quenya]] "Son of Elves") was the only recorded son of [[Arwen]] and [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]]. He was born in the [[Fourth Age]], and became King of the [[Reunited Kingdom]] of [[Gondor]] and [[Arnor]] after his father died. He was also recorded to have several sisters.
 
'''Eldarion''' ([[Quenya]] "Son of Elves") was the only recorded son of [[Arwen]] and [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]]. He was born in the [[Fourth Age]], and became King of the [[Reunited Kingdom]] of [[Gondor]] and [[Arnor]] after his father died. He was also recorded to have several sisters.
  
In [[Letter 338]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] spelled this name '''Eldaron''', this is probably a typographic error.
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105 years after the fall of the [[Dark Tower]], he encountered a renewal of [[Morgoth]]-worship during his reign.
 
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==Etymology==
The unfinished story ''[[The New Shadow]]'' hints at a renewal of [[Morgoth]]-worship during his reign.
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His name in [[Quenya]] means 'Scion of Eldar'. In [[Letter 338]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] spelled this name '''Eldaron''', this is probably a typographic error.
 
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==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
In [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]], Arwen is on her way to the [[Grey Havens]] to leave Middle-earth and Aragorn when she has a vision of Eldarion (although not named in the film), which persuades her to stay. This is a major departure from the events in the novel. Eldarion is played in the film by [[Sadwyn Brophy]].
 
In [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]], Arwen is on her way to the [[Grey Havens]] to leave Middle-earth and Aragorn when she has a vision of Eldarion (although not named in the film), which persuades her to stay. This is a major departure from the events in the novel. Eldarion is played in the film by [[Sadwyn Brophy]].

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Eldarion from Peter Jackson's The Return of the King.jpg
Eldarion
Gondorian
Biographical Information
Other namesScion of the Eldar.
PositionHeir to the throne and later King of the Reunited Kingdom.
BirthPossibly around Fourth Age 20.
RuleIV 120.
DeathPossibly around Fourth Age 220.
Family
ParentageAragorn II + Arwen.
Physical Description
GenderMale.

Eldarion (Quenya "Son of Elves") was the only recorded son of Arwen and Aragorn. He was born in the Fourth Age, and became King of the Reunited Kingdom of Gondor and Arnor after his father died. He was also recorded to have several sisters.

105 years after the fall of the Dark Tower, he encountered a renewal of Morgoth-worship during his reign.

Etymology

His name in Quenya means 'Scion of Eldar'. In Letter 338, J.R.R. Tolkien spelled this name Eldaron, this is probably a typographic error.

Portrayal in adaptations

In Peter Jackson's The Return of the King, Arwen is on her way to the Grey Havens to leave Middle-earth and Aragorn when she has a vision of Eldarion (although not named in the film), which persuades her to stay. This is a major departure from the events in the novel. Eldarion is played in the film by Sadwyn Brophy.

Genealogy

Eärendil = Elwing
  _______|__________________
 |                          |
Elrond = Celebrían        Elros
       |                    :
       |             Kings of Númenor
       |                    :
       |             Lords of Andúnië
       |                    :
       |              Kings of Arnor
       |                    :
       |                 Aranarth
       |                    :---------------
       |                    :               :
       |        Chieftains of the Dúnedain  :
       |                    :               :
       |                    :            Dírhael = Ivorwen
       |                    :                    |
       |                Arathorn II     =     Gilraen
       |                                |
     Arwen              =           Aragorn II
                        |
                     Eldarion