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Tar-Ancalimon

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'''Tar-Ancalimon''' (1986 - 2386 [[Second Age|S.A.]], r. 2221 - 2386 [[Second Age|S.A.]]) was the 14th ruler of [[Númenor]]. He succeeded his father, [[Tar-Atanamir]]. His name means "Most Bright".
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'''Tar-Ancalimon''' ([[Second Age]] 1986 – 2386, aged 400 years) was the 14th [[King of Númenor]], ruling for 165 years, from 2221 until his death. He succeeded his father, [[Tar-Atanamir]]. His name means "Most Bright".
  
During Tar-Ancalimon's reign, two opposing parties arose among [[Númenóreans]]: the [[Elf-friends]], or ''[[Elendili]]'' (also called "The Faithful"), advocated continuing devotion to the [[Valar]] and friendship with the [[Elves]]. The "King's Men" arrogantly propounded [[Men|Man's]] independence and self-determination, seeing how they had reached the apex of their might. This split would culminate in the [[Akallabêth|Fall of Númenor]].
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During Tar-Ancalimon's reign, two opposing parties arose among [[Númenóreans]]: the [[Elf-friends]], or "[[Faithful]]", advocated continuing devotion to the [[Valar]] and friendship with the [[Elves]]. The "[[King's Men]]" arrogantly propounded [[Men|Man's]] independence and self-determination, seeing how they had reached the apex of their might. This split would culminate in the [[Akallabêth|Fall of Númenor]].
  
 
Tar-Ancalimon was succeeded by his son, [[Tar-Telemmaitë]].
 
Tar-Ancalimon was succeeded by his son, [[Tar-Telemmaitë]].
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Revision as of 19:53, 10 June 2006

Tar-Ancalimon (Second Age 1986 – 2386, aged 400 years) was the 14th King of Númenor, ruling for 165 years, from 2221 until his death. He succeeded his father, Tar-Atanamir. His name means "Most Bright".

During Tar-Ancalimon's reign, two opposing parties arose among Númenóreans: the Elf-friends, or "Faithful", advocated continuing devotion to the Valar and friendship with the Elves. The "King's Men" arrogantly propounded Man's independence and self-determination, seeing how they had reached the apex of their might. This split would culminate in the Fall of Númenor.

Tar-Ancalimon was succeeded by his son, Tar-Telemmaitë.

Preceded by:
Tar-Atanamir
14th King of Númenor
II 2221 – 2386
Followed by:
Tar-Telemmaitë