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The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen

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A tale written in [[Gondor]] by [[Barahir grandson of Faramir|Barahir]], the grandson of Prince [[Faramir son of Denethor II|Faramir]] of [[Ithilien]]. It told the story of the romance of [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] and [[Arwen]] from the days before Aragorn's birth until Arwen's despair at his loss. It was inserted into a copy of the [[Thain]]'s Book by [[Findegil]] the scribe in [[Minas Tirith in Gondor|Minas Tirith]], but in a shortened form - the passages relating to the [[War of the Ring]] were removed to avoid repeating the main tale of that Book. So the abridged Tale has descended to modern versions of the [[Red Book of Westmarch|Red Book]], and appears as part of Appendix A to [[The Lord of the Rings]].
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'''''The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen''''' is a [[Gondorian]] tale of the early [[Fourth Age]].
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==Synopsis==
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The Tale was written in [[Gondor]] by [[Barahir (grandson of Faramir)|Barahir]], the grandson of [[Prince]] [[Faramir son of Denethor II|Faramir]] of [[Ithilien]]. It told the story of the romance of [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] and [[Arwen]] from the days before Aragorn's birth until Arwen's despair at his loss. It was inserted into a copy of the [[Thain]]'s Book by [[Findegil]], but in a shortened form - the passages relating to the [[War of the Ring]] were removed to avoid repeating the main tale of that Book.<ref>{{HM|AA}}, "The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen"</ref>
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The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen is a Gondorian tale of the early Fourth Age.

Synopsis

The Tale was written in Gondor by Barahir, the grandson of Prince Faramir of Ithilien. It told the story of the romance of Aragorn and Arwen from the days before Aragorn's birth until Arwen's despair at his loss. It was inserted into a copy of the Thain's Book by Findegil, but in a shortened form - the passages relating to the War of the Ring were removed to avoid repeating the main tale of that Book.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen"