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Barahir (grandson of Faramir)

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The name Barahir refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Barahir (disambiguation).
Biographical Information
BirthAround 2nd century of Fourth Age[1]
HouseHouse of Húrin
ParentagePossibly Elboron
Physical Description

Barahir was the grandson of Faramir and Éowyn.

[edit] History

Barahir may have been the son of Elboron, and presumably also Steward of Gondor and Prince of Ithilien.[1]

Barahir wrote The Tale of Aragorn and Arwen at some point during the second century of the Fourth Age. His work survived in abbreviated form in the Thain's Book.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Barahir is a Sindarin word and consists of bara ("fiery; eager") + hîr ("master, lord").[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry "Barahir"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Prologue", "Note on the Shire Records"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", pp. 351, 364
House of Húrin
Born: Early Fo.A. Died: Unknown
Preceded by:
possibly Elboron
3rd Prince of Ithilien
Followed by: