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King's Palace in Armenelos, The

Type: Buildings, Halls, Houses

Region: Numenor

Other Names The House of the Kings

Location: On Númenor, in the capital city of Armenelos.

Description: ... by [Meneltarma] upon a hill was Armenelos ... and there stood the tower and the citadel that was raised by Elros son of Eärendil, whom the Valar appointed to be the first King of the Dúnedain.

The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

When Meneldur received the Sceptre he ... dwelt in the great house of the Kings in Armenelos.

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 2, Aldarion and Erendis

And sitting upon his carven throne in the city of Armenelos in the glory of his power, [Ar-Pharazôn] brooded darkly, thinking of war.

The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

For two thousand years ... there was an eyrie in the summit of the tower of the King's palace in Armenelos; and there one pair [of eagles] ever dwelt and lived on the bounty of the King.

Unfinished Tales, Part 2, Ch 1, Description of the Island of Númenor

And a seedling [the Firstborn] brought of Celeborn, the White Tree that grew in ... Eressëa.... And the tree grew and blossomed in the courts of the King in Armenelos; Nimloth it was named, and flowered in the evening, and the shadows of night it filled with its fragrance.

The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

Contributors: Elena Tiriel 28Feb05

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