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Dates
Made after the end of the War of the Last Alliance in II 3441
Location
Held in the vaults of Minas Tirith (originally known as Minas Anor)
Origins
Written by Isildur son of Elendil
Race
Division
Culture
Pronunciation
Isildur is pronounced 'eesee'ldoorr' ('rr' indicates that the final 'r' sound should be pronounced)
Meaning
Isildur means 'devoted to the Moon'

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Scroll of Isildur

Isildur’s own account of the Ring

"...there lies in Minas Tirith still, unread, I guess, by any save Saruman and myself since the kings failed, a scroll that Isildur made himself."
Words of Gandalf
The Fellowship of the Ring II 2 The Council of Elrond

A scroll made by Isildur himself during his short time in Minas Tirith after the War of the Last Alliance, that was stored for millennia in the vaults of that city. The scroll held Isildur's account of the gaining of the Ring from Sauron. His description of the Ring, and his account of the fiery writing that ran around it, was vital in helping Gandalf identify Frodo's Magic Ring as the One Ring of Sauron.


See also...

Isildur, Saruman

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