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Dates
Location
The isle of Númenor in the Great Sea
Origins
Edain of Beleriand granted a new homeland by the Valar after the War of Wrath
Race
Divisions
Edain and some Drúedain
Family
Ruled by the House of Elros
Settlements
The royal city of the Númenóreans was Armenelos; other notable settlements included Andúnië, Eldalondë, Nindamos, Ondosto and Rómenna
Pronunciation
noomeno'reeans
Meaning
Númenor means 'Land in the West'
Other names

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  • Updated 23 May 2004
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Númenóreans

The mightiest of Men

The Men of Númenor, descendants of the Edain of the First Age, who were granted the island of Elenna as a dwelling place. They turned against the Valar, and their island home was destroyed in the last years of the Second Age.


See also...

Adûnaic, Adûnakhôr, Agathurush, Aldëa, Aldúya, Almiel, Aman, Amandil, Amandil, Anadûnê, Ancient West, Andustar, Annatar, Ar-Belzagar, Arda, [See the full list...]

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  • Updated 23 May 2004
  • Updates planned: 20

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