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Irolas

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'''Irolas''' was an officer on [[Minas Tirith]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]''. He is played by [[Ian Hughes]].  
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}}'''Irolas''' was an officer on [[Minas Tirith]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]''. He is played by [[Ian Hughes]].  
  
 
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''Irolas'' is obviously an anagram of the [[canon]]ical name [[Iorlas]] (the same way the character [[Madril]] is derived from [[Mardil Voronwë]]) however there is no actual background or etymology behind it.
 
''Irolas'' is obviously an anagram of the [[canon]]ical name [[Iorlas]] (the same way the character [[Madril]] is derived from [[Mardil Voronwë]]) however there is no actual background or etymology behind it.
 
  
 
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==Inspiration==
 
In the commentary of {{rotkee}}, it is stated that he was originally to be called [[Beregond (soldier of Gondor)|Beregond]], but as the role was reduced, [[Peter Jackson]] saw little use in still calling him Beregond. On the [[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game|Decipher Card]], Irolas is identified as [[Imrahil]] instead.
 
In the commentary of {{rotkee}}, it is stated that he was originally to be called [[Beregond (soldier of Gondor)|Beregond]], but as the role was reduced, [[Peter Jackson]] saw little use in still calling him Beregond. On the [[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game|Decipher Card]], Irolas is identified as [[Imrahil]] instead.
 
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Revision as of 19:49, 31 January 2011

Irolas is a concept which has only appeared in an adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Not to be confused with: Iorlas
Irolas.jpg
Irolas
Gondorian
Biographical Information
PositionSoldier
BirthLate Third Age
Physical Description
GenderMale
Irolas was an officer on Minas Tirith in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. He is played by Ian Hughes.

History

Irolas came down to the gate after Faramir had pulled out of Osgiliath, and praised the wisdom of Denethor. Soon after, he saw that wisdom again in play as he had to bring the severely wounded Faramir to his lord. Dumbfounded, Irolas witnessed the total breakdown of Denethor as he ordered everyone to abandon their posts.

Etymology

Irolas is obviously an anagram of the canonical name Iorlas (the same way the character Madril is derived from Mardil Voronwë) however there is no actual background or etymology behind it.

Inspiration

In the commentary of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Extended Edition) , it is stated that he was originally to be called Beregond, but as the role was reduced, Peter Jackson saw little use in still calling him Beregond. On the Decipher Card, Irolas is identified as Imrahil instead.