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Dates
Arwen lived between III 241 and IV 121
Culture
Originally Rivendell, later Gondor
Meaning
'Evening Star', a reference to her grandfather Eärendil, sailing the skies with a Silmaril on his brow.
Other names
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Evenstar

The surname of Arwen

Title of Arwen, Queen to Aragorn II Elessar, referring not only to her radiant beauty, but also to her descent: the evening star was the light of the last Silmaril, bound to the brow of her grandfather Eärendil.


See also...

Undómë, Undómiel

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