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The third son of [[Isildur]], slain with his father and his brothers [[Elendur, son of Isildur|Elendur]] and [[Aratan]] in the [[Disaster of the Gladden Fields]].
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'''Ciryon''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈkirʲon]}}) was the third son of [[Isildur]].
  
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==History==
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In the War of the [[Last Alliance of Elves and Men]], Ciryon and his brother [[Aratan]] did not participate in the [[Siege of Barad-dûr]].  Isildur had sent these two brothers to man [[Minas Ithil]] so as to guard [[Cirith Dúath]] and prevent a possible breakout of [[Sauron]] should he escape the siege.<ref>{{UT|Gladden}}, note 11</ref>
  
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In the [[Disaster of the Gladden Fields]], Ciryon was the first brother to die; Aratan was mortally wounded while trying to save him.  After the fall of these two brothers, [[Elendur (son of Isildur)|Elendur]] advised his father to put on [[the One Ring]] and escape.<ref>{{UT|Gladden}}</ref>
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==Other Versions of the Legendarium==
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In early manuscripts Ciryon was named "Vëandur".<ref name="Elendil"/>
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Revision as of 04:50, 24 August 2011

Ciryon
Arnorian
Biographical Information
BirthS.A. 3379[1]
DeathT.A. 2
Family
ParentageIsildur
Physical Description
GenderMale

Ciryon (Q, pron. [ˈkirʲon]) was the third son of Isildur.

History

In the War of the Last Alliance of Elves and Men, Ciryon and his brother Aratan did not participate in the Siege of Barad-dûr. Isildur had sent these two brothers to man Minas Ithil so as to guard Cirith Dúath and prevent a possible breakout of Sauron should he escape the siege.[2]

In the Disaster of the Gladden Fields, Ciryon was the first brother to die; Aratan was mortally wounded while trying to save him. After the fall of these two brothers, Elendur advised his father to put on the One Ring and escape.[3]

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elendil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Isildur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anárion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elendur
 
Aratan
 
CIRYON
 
Valandil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eldacar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aragorn II

Other Versions of the Legendarium

In early manuscripts Ciryon was named "Vëandur".[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields", note 11
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields"