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The seat of the Kings of Númenor was at Armenelos
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ta'r-kee'ryatan
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Probably 'King Ship-Man'
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Tar-Ciryatan

Númenor’s twelfth King

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The twelfth King of Númenor, a great shipbuilder and adventurer, who plundered Middle-earth of its treasures and carried them back to Númenor.


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The name Ciryatan is not explicitly explained, but it almost certainly comes from cirya, 'ship' and atan, 'Man', especially one of the High Men of Númenor. Given his youth as a mariner, and the great fleet his built as King, this name fits its holder well.

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