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Tar-Ciryatan becomes King of Númenor

Meaning: The Ship-builder or Shipwright

Event Type: Political

Age: 2nd Age - Rings

Year: 1869

Description:
"It is said that he constrained his father to yield to him ere of his free will he would. In this way (it is held) might the first coming of the Shadow upon the bliss of Númenor be seen."

"He was a mighty King, but greedy of wealth; he built a great fleet of royal ships, and his servants brought back great store of metals and gems, and oppressed the men of Middle-earth."

He ruled for 160 years, relinquishing the sceptre in 2029.

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch III, The Line of Elros: Kings of Numenor

Contributors:
Lyllyn 5.2.03

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