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Iorlas

Not to be confused with: Irolas
Iorlas
Gondorian
Decipher - Iorlas.jpg
"Iorlas" by The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game
Biographical Information
LanguageWestron
Birthc. T.A. 2990
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Iorlas
Iorlas was a man from Gondor.

Contents

History

Iorlas was an uncle of Bergil, either Beregond's brother or brother-in-law. When Pippin mentioned to Bergil he was 29 years old, this surprised Bergil, as his uncle Iorlas was also 29, and nigh twice as tall as the Hobbit.[1]

Etymology

Iorlas could either mean "Old Leaf" or "Old Joy" in Sindarin.

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baranor
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IORLAS
b. c. T.A. 2990
 
 
 
 
Beregond
fl. T.A. 3019
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bergil
b. c. T.A. 3009
 
Borlas
d. after Fo.A. 220
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
daughter
unknown
 
Berelach
fl. Fo.A. 220


Portrayal in adaptations

Iorlas in adaptations

2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King:

One of the Gondorians on the battlements of Minas Tirith was Iorlas. He is only identified as Iorlas on a Decipher Card.

2015: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Iorlas is Beregond's brother and is first found on the seventh level of pre-battle Minas Tirith. During the siege of the city he is struck by a fallen stone, but is protected by his helmet, suffering only what he calls a "dizziness".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"