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Dates
Vinyarion lived from III 13911 to III 1621 (lived 230 years); he was King of Gondor from III 1540 (ruled 81 years) and bore the name Hyarmendacil II from III 1551
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Pronunciation
hyarme'ndakil
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Titles
Heir of Anárion, Heir of Elendil, King of Gondor, King of the Southern Realm

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Hyarmendacil II

Victor over the Haradrim

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Aldamir
Hyarmendacil II
(Vinyarion)
Minardil

Kings of Gondor

An heir of the Royal House of Gondor, originally named Vinyarion. He became King when his father Aldamir was slain by the Haradrim, an act that he avenged in the eleventh year of his reign, when he achieved a great victory over the Men of Harad. After that time, he took the name Hyarmendacil ('South-victor') and ruled under the name of Hyarmendacil II. He was succeeded as King by his son Minardil.


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The date of Vinyarion's birth appears only in The History of Middle-earth volume 12, The Peoples of Middle-earth. It cannot therefore be considered completely reliable.

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