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'''Alcarin''' ([[Quenya|Q]]: ''glorious'') was the title of [[Atanatar II Alcarin]], who ruled [[Gondor]] during the early second millennium of the [[Third Age]], in a time when its wealth and power were legendary. This title means 'Glorious', but in fact Atanatar did little to build on the advances of his forebears, and history came to see his reign as the beginning of Gondor's decline.
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'''Alcarin''' ([[Quenya|Q]]: "Glorious", pron. {{IPA|[ˈalkarin]}}) was an epithet of [[Atanatar II]], who ruled [[Gondor]] during the early second millennium of the [[Third Age]], in a time when its wealth and power were legendary.<ref>{{App|South}}</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 23:16, 21 August 2011

Alcarin (Q: "Glorious", pron. [ˈalkarin]) was an epithet of Atanatar II, who ruled Gondor during the early second millennium of the Third Age, in a time when its wealth and power were legendary.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "The Realms in Exile", "The Southern Line: Heirs of Anarion"