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Aragorn The thirty-ninth Heir of Isildur in the direct line; King of the reunite d realms of Arnor and Gondor

after the War of the Ring; wedded Arwen, daughter of Elrond. 377. Called the Heir of Isild ur 377 Araman Barren wasteland on the coast of Aman, between the Pelri and the Sea, ext ending northward to the Helcarax. 79, 88, 97,101, 116-7,123, 129, 297 Aranel Name of Dior Thingol's Heir. 229 Aranrth 'King's Ire', the name of Thingol's sword. Aranrth survived the ruin of Do riath and was possessed by the Kings of Nmenor. 247 Aranw Elf of Gondolin, father of Voronw. 295 Aratan Second son of Isildur, slain with him at the Gladden Fields. 366 Aratar 'The Exalted', the eight Valar of greatest power. 23 Arathorn Father of Aragorn. 377 Arda 'The Realm', name of the Earth as the Kingdom of Manw. Passim; see especial ly 8, 12 Ard-galen The great grassy plain north of Dorthonion, called after its desolatio n Anfauglith and Dor-nuFauglith. The name means 'the Green Region'; cf. Calenardhon (Rohan). 124, 135-6 , 144, 181 Aredhel 'Noble Elf', the sister of Turgon of Gondolin, who was ensnared by El in Nan Elmoth and bore to him Maeglin; called also Ar-Feiniel, the White Lady of the Noldor, the White Lad y of Gondolin. 64, 156-65, 247 Ar-Feiniel See Aredhel. Ar-Gimilzr Twenty-second King of Nmenor, persecutor of the Elendili. 331-2 Argonath 'King-stones', the Pillars of the Kings, great carvings of Isildur and Anrion on the Anduin at the entrance to the northern bounds of Gondor (see The Fellowship of the Ring II 9). 361, 369 Arien A Maia, chosen by the Valar to guide the vessel of the Sun. 114-7 Armenelos City of the Kings in Nmenor. 322, 324, 333-7, 361 Arminas See Gelmir (2). Arnor 'Land of the King', the northern realm of the Nmenreans in Middle-earth, es tablished by Elendil after his escape from the Drowning of Nmenor. 361-2, 377 Aros The southern river of Doriath. 109, 131, 145, 147-8, 157, 158, 176, 287-9 Arossiach The Fords of Aros, near the north-eastern edge of Doriath. 145, 158, 1 62 Ar-Pharazn 'The Golden', twenty-fourth and last King of Nmenor; named in Quenya Ta r-Calion; captor of Sauron, by whom he was seduced; commander of the great fleet that went against A man. 333-47 Ar-Sakalthr Father of Ar-Gimilzr. 331 Arthad One of the twelve companions of Barahir on Dorthonion. 187 Arvernien The coastlands of Middle-earth west of Sirion's mouths. Cf. Bilbo's so ng at Rivendell: 'Erendil was a mariner that tarried in Arvernien ' (The Fellowship of the Ring II 1). 302 Ar-Zimraphel See Mriel (2). Ascar The most northerly of the tributaries of Gelion in Ossiriand (afterwards called Rathlriel). The name means 'rushing, impetuous'. 104, 146-8, 167, 174, 291 Astaldo 'The Valiant', name of the Vala Tulkas. 22 Atalant 'The Downfallen'. Quenya word equivalent in meaning to Akallabth, 347 Atanamir See Tar-Atanamir. Atanatri 'Fathers of Men'; see Atani. 120, 232 Atani 'The Second People', Men (singular Atan). For the origin of the name see 171; since in Beleriand for a long time the only Men known to the Noldor and Sindar were those of the Three Ho

uses of the Elf-friends, this name (in the Sindarin form Adan, plural Edain) became specially associated with them, so that it was seldom applied to other Men who came later to Beleriand, or who were reported to be dwe lling beyond the Mountains. But in the speech of Ilvatar (41) the meaning is 'Men (in general)'. 38, 119, 171; Ed ain, 171-2, 176-9, 189-90, 238, 241, 292, 319-21, 347 Aul A Vala, one of the Aratar, the smith and master of crafts, spouse of Yavanna ; see especially 20, 23, and for his making of the Dwarves 40 ff., 8-9, 18, 20, 23-4, 26, 30, 35, 37, 405, 51, 54, 62, 65, 69, 75, 87, 95, 104, 113, 321 Avalln Haven and city of the Eldar on Tol Eressa, so named, according to the Akalla bth, 'for it is of all cities the nearest to Valinor'. 320, 325, 332, 344, 348-9, 362, 368 Avari 'The Unwilling, the Refusers', the name given to all those Elves who refu sed to join the westward march from Cuivinen. See Eldar and Dark Elves. 53, 107, 113,355 Avathar 'The Shadows', the forsaken land on the coast of Aman south of the Bay of Eldamar, between the Pelri and the Sea, where Melkor met Ungoliant 80-1, 88,116 Azaghl Lord of the Dwarves of Belegost; wounded Glaurung in the Nirnaeth Arnoedi ad, and was killed by him. 236 Balan The name of Bor the Old before he took service with Finrod. 170