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The Renewer

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"Verily, for in the high tongue of old I am Elessar, the Elfstone, and Envinyatar, the Renewer."
Words of Aragorn
from The Return of the King V 8 The Houses of Healing

A high name and title claimed by Aragorn after the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. It refers in a literal sense to his renewal of the Kingship of the Dúnedain, and so to the renewal of the hope of Men.



It is difficult to say whether the name Envinyatar was used in any official context or over a prolonged period. At the time Aragorn claimed the title, he apparently placed it on a par with Elessar, which would be his royal name throughout his reign, implying that Envinyatar was also rather significant. On the other hand, the name is never seen in any other context, so it may have no official standing whatsoever.

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The Renewer

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