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Gerontius /ˈrɒntiəs/, /ɡˈrɒntiəs/ (Latinized Greek for 'old man') can refer to:



  • The Dream of Gerontius (poem), a dramatic religious poem by Cardinal Newman
  • The Dream of Gerontius, a work for voices and orchestra by the English composer Edward Elgar which sets Newman's poem to music
  • Gerontius, a 1989 novel by James Hamilton-Paterson

In fiction[edit]

Gerontius is one of the names of the Old Took, a member hobbit in J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy series, The Lord of the Rings.

See also[edit]