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Pelargir built by the Faithful Númenóreans

Event Type: Political

Age: 2nd Age - Rings

Year: 2350

Description:

2350
Pelargir is built. It becomes the chief haven of the Faithful Númenoreans.

The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Second Age

[The Elf-friends] alone came now ever to the north and the land of Gil-galad, keeping their friendship with the Elves and lending them aid against Sauron; and their haven was Pelargir above the mouths of Anduin the Great. But the King's Men sailed far away to the south....

The Silmarillion, Akallabêth

Long before in the days of their power the mariners of Númenor had established a haven and strong places about the mouths of Anduin, in despite of Sauron in the Black Land that lay nigh upon the east. In the later days to this haven came only the Faithful of Númenor, and many therefore of the folk of the coastlands in that region were in whole or in part akin to the Elf-friends and the people of Elendil, and they welcomed his sons.

The Silmarillion, Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age

Contributors:
Lyllyn 23May03
Elena Tiriel 11Nov05

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