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Aragorn I

Aragorn I
Arnorian
Biographical Information
TitlesChieftain of the Dúnedain
LocationRivendell
LanguageSindarin, Westron
BirthT.A. 2227
RuleT.A. 2319 - 2327
DeathT.A. 2327 (aged 100)
Family
HouseHouse of Isildur
ParentageAravir
ChildrenAraglas
Physical Description
GenderMale

Aragorn I (T.A. 2227[1] - 2327,[2] died aged 100) was the son of Aravir, and fifth Chieftain of the Dúnedain.

[edit] History

Little is known of his life as it was during the Watchful Peace, other than that he succeeded his father when Aravir died in 2319. It is likely that his short rule was uneventful, with small battles to free the lands of evil.

Indeed, after having ruled as Chieftain for only eight years, his life was cut short in T.A. 2327, when he was killed by wild wolves in Eriador (which were always a peril in that land). He was succeeded by his son Araglas.[3][2]

[edit] Etymology

Aragorn's name is Sindarin, and means "Revered King", from ara, a prefix for royalty, and gorn "revered". See also here.[4]

[edit] Genealogy

Aranuir
2084 - 2247
 
 
 
 
Aravir
2156 - 2319
 
 
 
 
ARAGORN I
2227 - 2327
 
 
 
 
Araglas
2296 - 2455
 
 
 
 
Arahad I
2365 - 2523

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 196
  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"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur"
  4. 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)
Aragorn I
House of Isildur
Cadet branch of House of Elros
Born: T.A. 2227 Died: T.A. 2327
Preceded by:
Aravir
28th Heir of Isildur
T.A. 2319 - 2327
Followed by:
Araglas
5th Chieftain of the Dúnedain
T.A. 2319 - 2327