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Anárion, King of Gondor, slain in the Siege of Barad-dûr

Event Type: Genealogical

Age: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Year: 3440

Description:

An event in the War of the Last Alliance; see that entry for an overview:
Anárion, son of Elendil and 1st (joint) King of Gondor along with his brother Isildur, slain in Mordor:
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

There in the valley of Gorgoroth Anárion son of Elendil was slain, and many others.

The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

Anárion... was slain before the Barad-dûr.

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

[The] helm of Anárion was crushed by the stone-cast from Barad-dûr that slew him.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix A, Annals of the Kings and Rulers: Eriador, Arnor, and the Heirs of Isildur: The North-kingdom and the Dúnedain, Footnote


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:
Lyllyn 6Jun04
Elena Tiriel 5Jul06, 10Dec07

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