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Strider (Aragorn)

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'''Strider''' was a nickname given to [[Aragorn II Elessar]] by the people of northern [[Middle-earth]] (as for example at [[Bree]]) during his time as a [[Rangers|Ranger]].
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[[Image:John Howe - Strider.jpg|thumb|''Strider'' by [[John Howe]].]]
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'''Strider''', or '''Stick-at-naught Strider''', was a nickname given to [[Aragorn]] by the people of northern [[Middle-earth]] (as for example at [[Bree]]) during his time as a [[Rangers of the North|Ranger]]. The name seems to refer to the long legs of the Rangers, who were of [[Númenor|Númenorean]] blood, compared to the shorter-legged [[Bree-men]]. Though Aragorn considered the name scornful, he took it as the name of his royal house: translated into [[Quenya]], it became [[Telcontar]].
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Revision as of 22:00, 19 October 2012

The name Strider refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Strider (disambiguation).
Strider by John Howe.

Strider, or Stick-at-naught Strider, was a nickname given to Aragorn by the people of northern Middle-earth (as for example at Bree) during his time as a Ranger. The name seems to refer to the long legs of the Rangers, who were of Númenorean blood, compared to the shorter-legged Bree-men. Though Aragorn considered the name scornful, he took it as the name of his royal house: translated into Quenya, it became Telcontar.