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Arantar

Arantar
Arnorian
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Arnor
LocationAnnúminas
LanguageSindarin
BirthT.A. 185
RuleT.A. 339 - 435
DeathT.A. 435 (aged 250)
Family
HouseHouse of Isildur
ParentageEldacar
ChildrenTarcil
Physical Description
GenderMale

Arantar (Q, pron. [aˈrantar]; T.A. 185[1]435,[2] died aged 250 years) was the fifth King of Arnor.

[edit] History

Arantar succeeded his father, Eldacar, when he died in 339. Arantar was the great-grandson of Isildur, last High King of both Gondor and Arnor.

He ruled uneventfully for ninety-six years, and was succeeded by his son, Tarcil, when he died in 435.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Arantar's name is Quenya for "Lord of Kings", from aran meaning "king", and táro or tar meaning "lord".

[edit] Genealogy

Valandil
S.A. 3430 - T.A. 249
 
 
 
 
Eldacar
T.A. 87 - 339
 
 
 
 
ARANTAR
185 - 435
 
 
 
 
Tarcil
280 - 515
 
 
 
 
Tarondor
372 - 602

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 192
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Northern Line: Heirs of Isildur"
Arantar
House of Isildur
Cadet branch of House of Elros
Born: T.A. 185 Died: T.A. 435
Preceded by:
Eldacar
3rd Heir of Isildur
T.A. 339 - 435
Followed by:
Tarcil
5th King of Arnor
T.A. 339 - 435