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Downfall of Númenor

The drowning of Westernesse

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The utter destruction of the island of Númenor, a divine punishment for King Ar-Pharazôn's assault on the Undying Lands. Only Elendil and his companions escaped the wreck.

See also...

Akallabêth, ‘Akallabêth’, Alcarondas, ‘Aldarion and Erendis’, Amon Amarth, Anárion, Ancient West, Ar-Zimraphel, Aranrúth, Arda, Atalantë, Atanalcar, Axe of Tuor, Ban of the Valar, Barad-dûr, [See the full list...]

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