(Difference between revisions)
|−|The son of King [[ Ar-Gimilzôr]] of [[Númenor]] and his consort [[Inzilbêth]]. Inziladûn was secretly raised by his mother in the ways of the [[Faithful]], that party of the Númenórean people who remembered their years of friendship with the [[ Elves]] and respect for the [[Valar]]. When Inziladûn succeeded his father to the [[Sceptre]], he attempted to return Númenor to those old ways, halting the oppression of the Faithful, and recommencing the tradition of the [[ Three Prayers]] that had long been abandoned. |+|
[] of the , [], , and [].
| || |
|−|As a reforming King, Inziladûn took the Sceptre in the name of [[Tar-Palantir]], meaning 'The Farsighted', but his younger brother [[Gimilkhâd]] was of quite different mind. The strife between them was such that [[Tale of Years]] describes Tar-Palantir's reign as 'civil war'. Inziladûn's restoration of the old ways did not last long: after his death, his daughter [[Míriel]] was forcibly taken as wife by Gimilkhâd's son [[Pharazôn]], who thus usurped the Kingship and began Númenor's final decline. |+|
Revision as of 18:09, 20 June 2006
inziladûn is an Adûnaic word meaning "flower of the west", derived from inzil, "flower", and adûn, "west".