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Amaranth Brandybuck

Amaranth Brandybuck
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1304
DeathS.R. 1398 (aged 94)
ParentageGorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took
SiblingsRorimac, Saradas, Dodinas, Asphodel, Dinodas, Primula
Physical Description

Amaranth Brandybuck was a hobbit of the Shire.

[edit] History

Amaranth was the second child of Gorbadoc Brandybuck and Mirabella Took.[1]

[edit] Etymology

"Amaranth" is a poetic name for a flower that does not fade, derived from Greek αμάραντος; it is also the name of a plant with purple or crimson flowers.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Brandybuck of Buckland"
  2. Jim Allan (1978), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"