Q. Atanatárion pn. “(Legendarium) of the Fathers of Men”

Q. Atanatárion, pn. “(Legendarium) of the Fathers of Men”
A Númenórean story cycle containing the three great tales: Beren and Lúthien, the Children of Húrin and the Fall of Gondolin (MR/373). The title is the genitive plural of Atanatar “Father of Men”, so “of the Fathers of Men”. The “Legendarium” portion of the English gloss is implied, though it is explicit in the Sindarin equivalent: Nern in Edenedair.

References ✧ MR/373; MRI



Atanatar “Father of Men” genitive plural