11 October 2011

365 Days of Middle-earth ~ Day 103: Almarian


Almarian was the daughter of Vëantur, the fourth King of Númenor, and a mariner who was Captain of the King’s Ships (Tar-Elendil), who was also the first Númenorean to make it to Middle-earth (SA 600). She was said to have been of great beauty; she was the wife of Tar-Meneldur, the fifth King of Númenor; they had a son, Anadril (Aldarion) the Mariner (also known as Tar-Aldarion, the sixth King of Númenor) and two daughters, Ailinel and Almiel.


Etymology

From the Quenya alma ‘riches, good fortune’ and rian ‘garlanded maiden’

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