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Atanatar I

The name Atanatar refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Atanatar (disambiguation).
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Atanatar I
Gondorian
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
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 conquerer of the Easterlings. Atanatar's reign, however, was uneventful, and he was succeeded by his son Siriondil.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Atanatar is Quenya for "Father of Men", a title given to the Atanatari of the First Age; from atan "Man" and atar "father".

[edit] Genealogy

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

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "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"
Atanatar I
House of Anárion
Born: T.A. 480 Died: T.A. 748
Preceded by:
Turambar
10th King of Gondor
T.A. 667 - 748
Followed by:
Siriondil