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Dates
III 861 to III 1974 (endured 1,113 years)
Location
Western Eriador
Origins
One of three kingdoms formed from the breakup of Arnor
Race
Division
Pronunciation
a'rthedine
Meaning
'Realm of the Edain'

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Arthedain

Last Realm of the Northern Kings

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Map of Arthedain and its neighbouring lands III 861 - III 1974
Arnor
Arthedain
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Rhudaur

The divisions of Arnor

The westernmost region of the lost realm of Arnor; when that land was divided between the sons of Eärendur, Arthedain became a kingdom in its own right, and was ruled by Eärendur's eldest son Amlaith and his decendants.


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