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Tar-Ciryatan

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'''Tar-Ciryatan''' was the twelfth [[King of Númenor]]. He succeeded his father, [[Tar-Minastir]].
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'''Tar-Ciryatan''' was the twelfth [[King of Númenor]]. He succeeded his father, [[Tar-Minastir]] and it was said that he might have persuaded him to do so against his will.  
  
Tar-Ciryatan was a great ship builder, and he waged war upon [[Middle-earth]], bringing its treasures back to [[Númenor]]. His name literally means "Ship-builder".
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Tar-Ciryatan literally means "Ship-builder". With a great fleet of royal ships he traveled to [[Middle-earth]], bringing numerous treasures back to [[Númenor]]. Though a powerful king, Tar-Ciryatan oppressed the men of Middle-earth and scorned his father's yearnings for an alliance with the [[Eldar]]. Those were considered the first signs of the Shadow's passing over Númenor.
  
 
He abdicated in 2029 and was succeeded by his son, [[Tar-Atanamir]].
 
He abdicated in 2029 and was succeeded by his son, [[Tar-Atanamir]].

Revision as of 20:21, 9 July 2008

Tar-Ciryatan
Númenórean
Biographical Information
Other namesAr-Balkumagân
BirthS.A. 1634
RuleS.A. 1869-2029 (160 years)
DeathS.A. 2035 (aged 401 years)
Family
ParentageTar-Minastir
ChildrenTar-Atanamir
Physical Description
GenderMale

Tar-Ciryatan was the twelfth King of Númenor. He succeeded his father, Tar-Minastir and it was said that he might have persuaded him to do so against his will.

Tar-Ciryatan literally means "Ship-builder". With a great fleet of royal ships he traveled to Middle-earth, bringing numerous treasures back to Númenor. Though a powerful king, Tar-Ciryatan oppressed the men of Middle-earth and scorned his father's yearnings for an alliance with the Eldar. Those were considered the first signs of the Shadow's passing over Númenor.

He abdicated in 2029 and was succeeded by his son, Tar-Atanamir.

References

Preceded by:
Tar-Minastir
12th King of Númenor
II 1869 – 2029
Followed by:
Tar-Atanamir