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Angbor was a Man of Gondor and the Lord of Lamedon at the end of the Third Age and beginning of the Fourth Age.

Biography

During the last months of the War of the Ring, Angbor was met by Aragorn when the latter arrived from the Paths of the Dead. He was in battle with the Corsairs of Umbar, when the Army of the Dead gave their aid. Angbor was the only man who had courage enough to meet with Aragorn, who instructed him to gather his men and ride to the aid of Minas Tirith. It was later mentioned that he and his men arrived at Minas Tirith during the time Aragorn and company left for the Black Gate. It was Aragorn who named Angbor "the Fearless".[1][2]

Etymology

Angbor is a Sindarin word meaning "iron fist".[3]

Portrayal in adaptations

Angbor

A The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game model of Angbor

In The Lord of the Rings Online Angbor is the Lord of Lamedon, ruling from the city of Calembel. During the War of the Ring he is charged by Prince Imrahil with protecting the land from the Corsairs of Umbar while other Lord of Gondor ride to the defence of Minas Tirith. Leaving his son Drambor in charge of Calembel, Angbor decides to make the stand against the Corsairs in Linhir where both sides except Angbor would flee before the Oathbreakers of Dunharrow. Angbor immediately recognizes Aragorn as his King and after swearing loyalty to him, joins his host with the Grey Company, leading his men in the liberation of Pelargir. Before departing on the Corsair ships, Aragorn orders Angbor to march his men towards towards the White City and the player accompanies his men for a while on their way through Upper Lebennin and Lossarnach before parting ways. Angbor and his men arrive to Minas Tirith shortly after the Battle of the Pelennor Fields is over, and while many of his men stay behind to protect the city, Angbor himself joins the Host of the West. He fights in and eventually survives the Battle of the Morannon.

Translations

Foreign Language Translated name
Arabic أنغبور
Armenian Անգբոր
Belarusian Cyrillic Ангбор
Bengali অংগবোৰ
Bulgarian Cyrillic Ангбор
Chinese (Hong Kong) 安格伯
Georgian ანგბორი
Greek Άνγκμπορ
Gujarati અંગબોર
Hebrew אנגבור
Hindi अंगबोर
Kannada ಆಂಗ್ಬೋರ್
Kazakh Ангбор (Cyrillic) Angbor (Latin)
Korean 앙보르
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Ангбор
Macedonian Cyrillic Ангбор
Marathi अंगोर
Punjabi ਅੰਗਬੋਰ
Russian Ангбор
Sinhalese ඇන්ග්බර්
Tajik Cyrillic Ангбор
Tamil அங்கபோர்
Telugu అఙ్బొర
Urdu انگباور
Yiddish אַנגבאָר
Lords of Gondor
Imrahil | Duinhir | Hirluin | Forlong | Angbor | Golasgil

References

  1. The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, Book Five, Chapter IX: "The Last Debate"
  2. Ward, Matthew, Gondor in Flames, 2007
  3. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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