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The seat of the Kings of Númenor was at Armenelos
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ta'r-kee'ryatan
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'King Shipwright'1
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Tar-Ciryatan

Númenor’s twelfth King

Tar-Minastir
Tar-Ciryatan
Tar-Atanamir

Rulers of Númenor

The twelfth King of Númenor, a great shipbuilder and adventurer, who plundered Middle-earth of its treasures and carried them back to Númenor.


Notes

1

Tar-Ciryatan's name is interpreted as 'King Shipwright' in notes reproduced in volume 12 of The History of Middle-earth. The meaning 'Shipwright' was shared by the name of another important character: the Elf known as Círdan the Shipwright. Indeed, these two individuals have essentially the same name in different variants of Elvish, one in High-elven (Ciryatan) and the other in Sindarin (Círdan).

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