Atanatar I

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Atanatar I
Gondorian
"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.

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]

Etymology

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

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


The Southern Line and the Heirs of Anárion
Kings of Gondor: Elendil (S.A. 3320 - 3441) · Isildur (S.A. 3441 - T.A. 2) and Anárion (S.A. 3320 - 3440) · Meneldil (T.A. 2 - 158) · Cemendur (158 - 238) · Eärendil (238 - 324) · Anardil (324 - 411) · Ostoher (411 - 492) · Rómendacil I (492 - 541) · Turambar (541 - 667) · Atanatar I (667 - 748) · Siriondil (748 - 830) · Tarannon Falastur (830 - 913) · Eärnil I (913 - 936) · Ciryandil (936 - 1015) · Hyarmendacil I (1015 - 1149) · Atanatar II Alcarin (1149 - 1226) · Narmacil I (1226 - 1294) · Calmacil (1294 - 1304) · Rómendacil II (1304 - 1366) · Valacar (1366 - 1432) · Eldacar (1432 - 1437) · Castamir the Usurper (1437 - 1447) · Eldacar restored (1447 - 1490) · Aldamir (1490 - 1540) · Hyarmendacil II (1540 - 1621) · Minardil (1621 - 1634) · Telemnar (1634 - 1636) · Tarondor (1636 - 1798) · Telumehtar Umbardacil (1798 - 1850) · Narmacil II (1850 - 1856) · Calimehtar (1856 - 1936) · Ondoher (1936 - 1944) · Eärnil II (1945 - 2043) · Eärnur (2043 - 2050)
Stewards of Gondor: Húrin of Emyn Arnen (c. T.A. 1630s) · Pelendur (before T.A. 1944 - 1998) · Vorondil (1998 - 2029) · Mardil Voronwë (2029 - 2080) · Eradan (2080 - 2116) · Herion (2116 - 2148) · Belegorn (2148 - 2204) · Húrin I (2204 - 2244) · Túrin I (2244 - 2278) · Hador (2278 - 2395) · Barahir (2395 - 2412) · Dior (2412 - 2435) · Denethor I (2435 - 2477) · Boromir (2477 - 2489) · Cirion (2489 - 2567) · Hallas (2567 - 2605) · Húrin II (2605 - 2628) · Belecthor I (2628 - 2655) · Orodreth (2655 - 2685) · Ecthelion I (2685 - 2698) · Egalmoth (2698 - 2743) · Beren (2743 - 2763) · Beregond (2763 - 2811) · Belecthor II (2811 - 2872) · Thorondir (2872 - 2882) · Túrin II (2882 - 2914) · Turgon (2914 - 2953) · Ecthelion II (2953 - 2984) · Denethor II (2984 - 3019) · Faramir (T.A. 3019 - Fo.A. 82) · Elboron (Fo.A. 82 onwards)
Kings of Gondor: Elessar (T.A. 3019 - Fo.A. 120) · Eldarion (Fo.A. 120 onwards)
Non-ruling stewards are in italics