Inzilbêth

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Inzilbêth
Númenórean
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"Faithful Family - Inzilbeth and Inziladun" by Juliana Pinho
Biographical Information
TitlesQueen of Númenor
LocationNúmenor
AffiliationThe Faithful
LanguageAdûnaic and Sindarin
BirthBefore S.A. 3035[1]
Family
Housepaternal descent from the House of Elros, maternal descent from the House of the Lords of Andúnië
ParentageLindórië & unnamed great-grandson of Gimilzagar
SpouseAr-Gimilzôr
ChildrenInziladûn and Gimilkhâd
Physical Description
GenderFemale
GalleryImages of Inzilbêth

Inzilbêth was a queen (though not a Ruling Queen) of Númenor. She was the daughter of Lindórië, who was the sister of Eärendur, the fifteenth Lord of Andúnië,[2] and a descendant of Tar-Calmacil.[3] She did not like a marriage with Ar-Gimilzôr, because she was secretly one of the Faithful, having been taught by her mother. However, Ar-Gimilzôr did not allow his wishes to be denied.[2] There was no love between Inzilbêth and her husband or between her sons. Her elder son Inziladûn, who would take the royal title of Tar-Palantir, followed her teachings rather than his father's when he became King of Númenor. Her younger son Gimilkhâd would follow in the footsteps of his father.[2][3]

Etymology[edit]

Inzilbêth is an Adûnaic name. Its meaning is not glossed, but Paul Strack suggests it means "Flower-word" and is a compound of inzil ("flower") and bêth ("word").[4]

Genealogy[edit]

Ar-Zimrathôn
2798 - 3033
 
 
 
14th Lord
of Andúnië
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ar-Sakalthôr
2876 - 3102
 
Lindórië
unknown
 
Eärendur
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ar-Gimilzôr
2960 - 3177
 
INZILBÊTH
unknown
 
16th Lord
of Andúnië
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Palantir
3035 - 3255
 
Gimilkhâd
3044 - 3243
 
Númendil
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tar-Míriel
3117 - 3319
 
Ar-Pharazôn
3118 - 3319
 
Amandil
Sailed west 3316
 
 
 


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