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Aldamir was the twenty-third King of Gondor (Castamir being counted the twenty-second).

Biography

Aldamir was the second son of King Eldacar of Gondor and succeeded him in TA 1490 because his elder brother Ornendil was executed by Castamir. Aldamir's fifty year reign was marked with constant warfare with the Corsairs of Umbar (among them were the sons of Castamir) and the Haradrim. He was slain in battle with the Men of Harad and Corsairs of Umbar in TA 1540 and was succeeded by his son Vinyarion.[2][3]

Etymology

Aldamir was a Quenyan word that meant 'Tree-jewel'.[4]

Translations around the world

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ዓልዳሚር
Arabic الدامر
Armenian Ալդամիր
Belarusian Cyrillic Алдамір
Bengali আলদামির
Bulgarian Cyrillic Алдамир
Georgian ალდამირი
Greek 'Αλνταμιρ
Gujarati એલ્લામિર
Hebrew אלדאמיר
Hindi अल्डैमिर
Japanese アルダミア
Kannada ಅಲ್ಡಮಿರ್
Kazakh Алдамір (Cyrillic) Aldamir (Latin)
Korean 알다 미르
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Алдамир
Marathi अल्दामिर
Macedonian Cyrillic Алдамир
Mongolian Cyrillic Алдамир
Nepalese आल्दमिर
Pashto آلدامیر
Persian الدامیر
Russian Алдамир
Sanskrit आल्दमिर्
Serbian Алдамир (Cyrillic) Aldamir (Latin)
Sinhalese අල්ඩමීර්
Tajik Cyrillic Алдамир
Tamil அல்டமிர்
Telugu ఆల్డామిర్
Ukrainian Cyrillic Алдамір
Uzbek Алдамир (Cyrillic) Aldamir (Latin)
Yiddish אַלדאַמיר
King of Gondor
Preceded by
Eldacar
Aldamir Succeeded by
Hyarmendacil II
TA 1490 - TA 1540


Kings of Gondor

Elendil | Isildur | Meneldil | Cemendur | Eärendil | Anardil | Ostoher | Rómendacil I | Turambar | Atanatar I | Siriondil | Tarannon Falastur | Eärnil I | Ciryandil | Hyarmendacil I | Atanatar II Alcarin | Narmacil I | Calmacil | Rómendacil II | Valacar | Eldacar | Castamir the Usurper | Eldacar (restored) | Aldamir | Hyarmendacil II | Minardil | Telemnar | Tarondor | Telumehtar Umbardacil | Narmacil II | Calimehtar | Ondoher | Eärnil II | Eärnur | Aragorn II Elessar | Eldarion


References

  1. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 12: The Peoples of Middle-earth, VII: "The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A: Annals of the Kings and Rulers, I: The Númenórean Kings, (iv): "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"
  3. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B: The Tale of Years (Chronology of the Westlands), "The Third Age"
  4. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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