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Hundar

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Hundar
Adan
Biographical Information
LocationBrethil
BirthF.A. 417
DeathF.A. 472 (aged 55)
Family
HouseHouse of Haleth
ParentageHalmir
SiblingsHaldir, Hareth, and Hiril
ChildrenHunleth and Hundad
Physical Description
GenderMale

Hundar (F.A. 417 - F.A. 472) was one of the Haladin, younger son of Halmir, and brother to Haldir, Hareth,[1] and Hiril.[2] Hundar had two children: a daughter Hunleth and a son Hundad.[1]

He was later slain in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad.[3]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Halmir
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haldir
 
HUNDAR
 
Hareth
 
Hiril
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hunleth
 
Hundad
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hardang
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other Versions of the Legendarium

In an early genealogical table for the Haladin, Halmir had a son named Haldor which became Hundar and finally Haldir. With the final change a second son named Hundar was added to the table and both brothers fought and died in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", (iii) The Haladin, p. 237
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Three. The Wanderings of Húrin and Other Writings not forming part of the Quenta Silmarillion: I. The Wanderings of Húrin", p. 270
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Three. The Wanderings of Húrin and Other Writings not forming part of the Quenta Silmarillion: I. The Wanderings of Húrin", p. 281