|Titles||King of Gondor|
|Birth||T.A. 222 |
|Rule||T.A. 411 - 492 (81 years)|
|Death||T.A. 492 (aged 270)|
|House||House of Anárion|
Later, in T.A. 490, Gondor was invaded for the first time by Easterlings. Since Ostoher had become an old man his son Tarostar worked to defeat this threat. Tarostar succeeded, but not until T.A. 500, years after Ostoher's death.
Ostoher means "Fortress Lord" in Quenya.
Other Versions of the Legendarium
Ostoher's name was originally "Ostohir", which was changed to "Ostonir", and then finally "Ostoher" in the Second Edition of The Lord of the Rings.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
House of Anárion
|7th King of Gondor
T.A. 411 - 492