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Atanatar I

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Atanatar I
Gondorian
Matěj Čadil - Atanatar I of Gondor.jpg
"Atanatar I of Gondor" by Matěj Čadil
Biographical Information
TitlesKing of Gondor
LocationGondor
LanguageWestron and Sindarin
BirthT.A. 480
RuleT.A. 667 - 748 (81 years)
DeathT.A. 748 (aged 268)
Family
HouseHouse of Anárion
ParentageTurambar
ChildrenSiriondil
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Atanatar I

Atanatar I (Q, pron. [aˈtanatar]; T.A. 480[1]748,[2] aged 268 years) was the tenth King of Gondor, ruling for 81 years, from Third Age 667 until his death.

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[edit] History

He was the son of Turambar, the great conqueror of the Easterlings. Atanatar's reign, however, was uneventful, and he was succeeded by his son Siriondil.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Atanatar is Quenya. It means "Father of Men".[3] It is a compound of Atan ("Man") and atar ("father").[4]

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
Rómendacil I
310 - 541
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Turambar
397 - 667
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ATANATAR I
480 - 748
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Siriondil
570 - 830
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Berúthiel
unknown
 
Tarannon
654 - 913
 
Tarciryan
unknown
 

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 24 and p. 114
  4. Paul Strack, "Q. Atanatar m.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 29 October 2021)
Atanatar I
House of Anárion
Cadet branch of House of Elros
Born: T.A. 480 Died: T.A. 748
Preceded by:
Turambar
10th King of Gondor
T.A. 667 - 748
Followed by:
Siriondil