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'''Atalantë''' was the Quenya for [[Númenor]] after its [[Downfall of Númenor|Downfall]].  [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] called it "''a happy accident''", because it invokes the name ''[[Atlantis]]''.
 
'''Atalantë''' was the Quenya for [[Númenor]] after its [[Downfall of Númenor|Downfall]].  [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] called it "''a happy accident''", because it invokes the name ''[[Atlantis]]''.
  
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Latest revision as of 17:55, 13 June 2012

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atalantë is a Quenya word meaning "the downfallen".

Atalantë was the Quenya for Númenor after its Downfall. Tolkien called it "a happy accident", because it invokes the name Atlantis.