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Isildur and Anárion become Kings of Gondor

Event Type: Political

Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Year: 3320

Description:

Isildur and Anárion jointly become the first Kings of Gondor, subject to the overlordship of their father, Elendil, the King of Arnor and Gondor:
The Southern Line: Heirs of Anárion

Kings of Gondor. Elendil, (Isildur and) Anárion S.A. 3440, Meneldil son of Anárion 158....

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: The Realms in Exile

Elendil was the High King and dwelt in the North...; and the rule in the South was committed to his sons, Isildur and Anárion.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Númenor

'Elendil had two sons, of whom Isildur was the elder and the heir of his father.... While Elendil still lived, the conjoint rule in the South was committed to his sons....'

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion

In Minas Ithil was the house of Isildur, and in Minas Anor the house of Anárion, but they shared the realm between them and their thrones were set side by side in the Great Hall of Osgiliath.

The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age


Notes
   The sign indicates a premature death, in battle or otherwise, though an annal of the event is not always included.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers

Contributors:
Elena Tiriel 2Dec07

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