Axantur

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Axantur
Númenórean
Biographical Information
PronunciationQ, [akˈsantur]
LocationNúmenor
LanguageAdûnaic and Sindarin
BirthS.A. 395
Deathunknown (aged 180+)
Family
HouseHouse of Elros
ParentageNolondil
SiblingsYávien and Oromendil
ChildrenLindissë, Ardamir and Cemendur
Physical Description
GenderMale

Axantur was the third child of Nolondil, a member of the royal line of Númenor. His cousin was Tar-Elendil, the fourth King of Númenor. We know almost nothing of Axantur's life, but his descendants would return to the royal family: his great-grandson Hallacar married Tar-Ancalimë, the first Ruling Queen.[1]

Etymology

Axantur is a Quenya name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Stracks suggests it means "Master of Law", being a combination of axan ("law, rule, commandment") + tur ("master, lord").[2]

Genealogy

Vardamir Nólimon
S.A. 61 - 471
Tar-Amandil
192 - 603
Vardilmë
b. 203
Aulendil
b. 213
Nolondil
b. 222
Tar-Elendil
350 - 751
Yávien
b. 371
Oromendil
b. 382
AXANTUR
b. 395
Tar-Meneldur
543 - 942
Lindissë
b. 551
Ardamir
b. 562
Cemendur
b. 575
Tar-Aldarion
700 - 1098
Írildë
b. 700
Hallatan
b. 711

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", "The earlier generations of the Line of Elros"
  2. Paul Strack, "Q. Axantur m.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 29 October 2021)