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Encyclopedia > Elendil
Character from Tolkien's Legendarium


Peter McKenzie portrays Elendil holding the sword Narsil in Peter Jackson's films.
Name Elendil
Other names The Tall, Voronda
Titles Lord of Andúnië, King of Arnor and Gondor
Race Men
Culture Númenórean
Gender male
Realm Númenórean Realms-in-Exile
 (Gondor and Arnor)
Life span S.A. 3119 - S.A. 3441
Weapon Narsil, which would become an heirloom of his house

In Middle-earth, the fantasy universe of J. R. R. Tolkien, Elendil was a heroic figure. Known as Elendil the Tall (Tolkien put his height at a lofty 7 feet 11 inches, and in another note as 7 feet), Elendil the Faithful('Elendil Voronda' or 'Vorondo') or Elendil the Fair, he was the father of Isildur and Anárion, last lord of Andúnië, and the first High King of Arnor and Gondor. J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... A legendarium is a book or series of books consisting of a collection of legends. ... Image File history File links This work is copyrighted. ... The shards of Narsil in Peter Jacksons The Fellowship of the Ring In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional prehistory of the world (Arda), Narsil was the sword of King Elendil of the Dúnedain, although in a later age it was reforged as Andúril (see below). ... Peter Jackson in New York (USA), at the premiere of King Kong, December 5, 2005 Peter Jackson CNZM (born October 31, 1961, Pukerua Bay) is a New Zealand-born filmmaker best-known as the director of the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings, which he, along with Fran... The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring movie poster (2001) The Lord of the Rings film trilogy comprises three live action films, directed by Peter Jackson and released by New Line Cinema. ... A name is a label for a thing, person, place, product (as in a brand name) and even an idea or concept, normally used to distinguish one from another. ... (In the context of property law, title refers to ownership or documents of ownership; see title (property). ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Andúnië was an important city and port in the realm of Númenor, located on the Bay of Andúnië in the Andustar region, Andúnie was initially the chief city of Númenor, as it was the haven where the... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, Arnor, or the Northern Kingdom, was a kingdom of the Dúnedain in the land of Eriador in Middle-earth. ... One rendition of the flag of Gondor Gondor is a fictional country from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Fantasy fiction tends to draw upon a common set of creatures that are easily recognizable to fans of the fantastic genre and have some pre-determined traits. ... The race of Men in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth books, such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, refers to humanity and does not denote gender. ... The word culture, from the Latin colo, -ere, with its root meaning to cultivate, generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activity significance. ... Númenor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth and is intended to be his version of Atlantis. ... The word gender describes the state of being male, female, or neither. ... The shield and spear of the Roman God Mars are often used to represent the male sex In heterogamous species, male is the sex of an organism, or of a part of an organism, which typically produces smaller, mobile gametes (spermatozoa) that are able to fertilise female gametes (ova). ... A Realm is a primary synonym for a world usually other than our own. ... Life span is one of the most important parameters of any living organism. ... The Second Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... The bayonet, still used in war as both knife and spearpoint. ... The shards of Narsil in Peter Jacksons The Fellowship of the Ring In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional prehistory of the world (Arda), Narsil was the sword of King Elendil of the Dúnedain, although in a later age it was reforged as Andúril (see below). ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... For other meanings see Fantasy (disambiguation) Fantasy is a genre of art, literature, film, television, and music that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of either plot, theme, setting, or all three. ... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, Isildur was a Dúnadan of Númenor, elder son of Elendil. ... Anárion is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium, born S.A. 3219 and killed S.A. 3440 (lived 221 years). ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Andúnië was an important city and port in the realm of Númenor, located on the Bay of Andúnië in the Andustar region, Andúnie was initially the chief city of Númenor, as it was the haven where the... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, Arnor, or the Northern Kingdom, was a kingdom of the Dúnedain in the land of Eriador in Middle-earth. ... One rendition of the flag of Gondor Gondor is a fictional country from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ...


Elendil was born in 3119 of the Second Age in Númenor, son of Amandil, Lord of Andúnië and leader of the "Faithful" (those who remained loyal to the Valar), who maintained a strong friendship with the Elves and preserved the old ways against the practices of Ar-Pharazôn and Sauron. Elendil's name means either "Elf-friend" or "Star-lover" in Quenya. The Second Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ... Númenor is a fictional location from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth and is intended to be his version of Atlantis. ... Amandil is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Andúnië was an important city and port in the realm of Númenor, located on the Bay of Andúnië in the Andustar region, Andúnie was initially the chief city of Númenor, as it was the haven where the... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ... For alternate meanings, see Lightning (disambiguation). ... In the fictional universe of J. R. R. Tolkien, Ar-Pharazôn the Golden (3118 - 3319 S.A., r. ... For other uses, see Sauron (disambiguation). ... Quenya is one of the languages spoken by the Elves in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien. ...


Elendil, his sons Isildur and Anárion, and their supporters fled to Middle-earth at the Downfall of Númenor, sailing east in nine ships and founding the realms of Arnor and Gondor in Middle-earth in S.A. 3320. With them they took the palantíri, the "Seeing Stones" that were given to the Lords of Andúnie by the Elves of Tol Eressëa, and a seedling of Nimloth, the White Tree of Númenor. A palantír is a magical artifact from J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, Tol Eressëa is a large island, where the mallorn trees come from. ... In the fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nimloth, Sindarin for white blossom1, is the daughter of Galathil, son of Galadhon, son of Elmo. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe of Middle-earth, the White Tree of Gondor stood as a symbol of Gondor in the Court of the Fountain in Minas Tirith. ...


As he landed on Middle-earth Elendil proclaimed in Quenya: Et Eärello Endorenna utúlien. Sinome maruvan ar Hildinyar tenn' Ambar-metta, which means, "Out of the Great Sea to Middle-earth I am come. In this place will I abide, and my heirs, unto the ending of the world." His heir and 39-great-grandson Aragorn spoke these traditional words again when he took up the crown of Gondor at the beginning of the Fourth Age. Quenya is one of the languages spoken by the Elves in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien. ... Aragorn II, 16th Chieftain of the Dúnedain of the North (T.A. 2931 – F.A. 120), later crowned King Elessar Telcontar, 26th King of Arnor, 34th King of Gondor and First High King of the Reunited Kingdom, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world... One rendition of the flag of Gondor Gondor is a fictional country from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... The Fourth Age is a fictional time period from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth. ...


Elendil lived in Arnor, where he founded the city of Annúminas. His son Anárion founded the city of Minas Anor in Anórien, and his son Isildur founded Minas Ithil in Ithilien. Across the Anduin the city of Osgiliath was built. Across the realms, towers were built for the palantíri, with which the realms keep contact. In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Annúminas (Elvish West Tower or Sunset Tower) is a city of Middle-earth. ... For the First Age tower of the same name, see Minas Tirith (First Age). ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Anórien is a region and fiefdom of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, Ithilien is a region and fiefdom of Gondor. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional Middle-earth, the Anduin or Great River of Wilderland is the longest river in the Third Age (the original Sindarin name means Long River), rising east of the Misty Mountains and flowing south through Wilderland and eastern Gondor. ... In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, Osgiliath is a city of Middle-earth, the old capital city of Gondor. ...


In time, Sauron returned to Middle-earth, establishing a stronghold in Mordor, next to Gondor. In 3428 he attacked, seizing Minas Ithil. Isildur fled north to his father, leaving Anárion in charge of Gondor. In 3434, Elendil and Isildur returned south, together with the Elven High King Gil-galad and their combined armies, in the Last Alliance of Elves and Men. At the end of the long siege of Barad-dûr, in the year 3441 of the Second Age, Sauron came out to personally do battle. Gil-galad and Elendil fought him and cast him down, but were both killed, and Elendil's sword Narsil was broken when he fell. Isildur used the broken sword to cut the One Ring from Sauron's hand. ONE DOES NOT SIMPLY ROCK INTO MORDOR! http://tweaker. ... One rendition of the flag of Gondor Gondor is a fictional country from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... Location of Minas Morgul in Middle-earth marked in red Minas Ithil is a fictional fortress in the world of Middle Earth. ... Ereinion Gil-galad is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... The Last Alliance of Elves and Men is an episode in J.R.R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... Barad-dûr and Mount Doom in Peter Jacksons film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. ... For other uses, see Sauron (disambiguation). ... The shards of Narsil in Peter Jacksons The Fellowship of the Ring In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional prehistory of the world (Arda), Narsil was the sword of King Elendil of the Dúnedain, although in a later age it was reforged as Andúril (see below). ... The ring-inscription appearing to Isildur (top) and Frodo (bottom) in Peter Jacksons The Fellowship of the Ring. ...


Elendil was known as a great warrior and a wise king, and a heroic figure among the Dúnedain. Isildur built a hidden tomb for his father on the summit of the beacon hill of Halifirien. In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth and The Undying Lands, the Dúnedain (singular: Dúnadan) were the Men who descended from the Númenóreans who survived the fall of their island kingdom and came to Eriador in Middle-earth led by Elendil and... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, the warning beacons of Gondor were an alarm system for the realm of Gondor. ...


Aragorn's battle cry was the name "Elendil." Aragorn II, 16th Chieftain of the Dúnedain of the North (T.A. 2931 – F.A. 120), later crowned King Elessar Telcontar, 26th King of Arnor, 34th King of Gondor and First High King of the Reunited Kingdom, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy world... A battle cry is a yell or chant taken up in battle, usually by members of the same military unit. ...


The standard of Elendil was the White Tree Nimloth with seven stars above it (representing each of the stars on the banners in the seven ships that escaped the destruction of Númenor), and above them a silver crown. This standard became the main symbol of royalty in Gondor. Aragorn, in the final days of the War of the Ring and when he took the throne of Gondor as King Elessar, used a copy of Elendil's standard made by his betrothed, Arwen. In the fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien, Nimloth, Sindarin for white blossom1, is the daughter of Galathil, son of Galadhon, son of Elmo. ... Elessar The name of the legendary green elvish jewel with healing powers, The Elessar, according to one version of the story by Tolkien was made for Galadriel by Celebrimbor, long before he made the Rings of Power. ... Lady Arwen Undómiel (usually called Arwen Evenstar, which is Undómiel in Quenya) (T.A. 241–F.A. 121) Queen of the Reunited Kingdom of Arnor and Gondor, is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe of Middle-earth, the betrothed of Aragorn in Tolkiens...

Preceded by:
Amandil
(Lord of Andúnië)
High-King of Arnor and Gondor
3320 SA–3441
Succeeded by:
Isildur

Amandil is a fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, the Lords of Andúnië were the rulers of a noble house of Númenor. ... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, Arnor, or the Northern Kingdom, was a kingdom of the Dúnedain in the land of Eriador in Middle-earth. ... One rendition of the flag of Gondor Gondor is a fictional country from J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth, Isildur was a Dúnadan of Númenor, elder son of Elendil. ...

House of Elendil

 
 
 
 
Elros
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Númenor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silmariën
 
Elatan of Andúnië
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valandil, Lord of Andúnië
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lords of Andúnië
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Númendil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amandil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elendil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Isildur
 
 
 
Anárion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elendur
 
 
Ciryon
 
 
 
(3 unknown daughters)
 
Meneldil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aratan
 
Valandil
 
 
 
 
Cemendur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Arnor
 
 
 
 
Kings of Gondor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Arthedain
 
 
 
Ondoher
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arvedui
 
Fíriel (Daughter of Ondoher, King of Gondor)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chieftains of the Dúnedain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aragorn II
 
Arwen (Daughter of Elrond)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eldarion
 
 
(Several unknown daughters)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of the Reunited Kingdom
 
 
 
 
 

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Elendil - definition of Elendil in Encyclopedia (511 words)
Known as 'Elendil the Tall,' he was the father of Isildur and Anárion, last lord of Andúnië and the founder and first king of Arnor and Gondor.
Elendil was born in 3119 of the Second Age in Númenor as son of Amandil, Lord of Andúnië and leader of the Faithful who maintained a strong friendship with the Elves and preserved the old ways against the barbarous practices of Ar-Pharazôn and Sauron.
Elendil, his sons Isildur and Anárion and their supporters fled to Middle-earth at the Downfall of Númenor, sailing east in seven ships and founding the realms of Arnor and Gondor in Middle-earth in 3320 S.A..
TolkienWiki: Elendil (375 words)
Elendil descended from Eärendil and Elwing, but not of the direct line of the Kings of Númenor.
Elendil escaped with his sons from the destruction of Númenor, and came to Middle-earth where they founded the Númenórean realms of Arnor and Gondor.
Elendil was slain by Sauron on the slopes of Orodruin, together with Gil-galad.
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