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Revision as of 13:53, 4 November 2011

The main article on this subject is located at Aragorn II.

Thorongil was an alias taken by Aragorn in his youth (T.A. 2957-2980[1]), when he journeyed to Rohan and Gondor and performed services to their lords.[2]

Etymology

Thorongil is Sindarin for Eagle of the Star. thoron = eagle, gil = star.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion", "The Stewards"