King of the World
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King of the World is a title claimed by Morgoth after returning to Middle-earth in the First Age. It was later used by Ar-Pharazôn in late Second Age, in the peak of his power.
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The Quenya form was Tarumbar, with the rejected form Aran Endór ("King of Middle-earth").
Sauron also claimed the equivalent titles King of Kings and Lord of the World.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Flight of the Noldor"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, p. 121
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 131, (undated, written late 1951)