Questions tagged [numenor]

An island to the West of Middle Earth in the writings of J.R.R.Tolkien. Also known as Westernesse or Elenna.

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Who raised Númenor from the sea?

In both of the main Lord of the Rings wikias, it is stated that Númenor was raised by the Valar; Númenor (Q: "westland", pron. [ˈnuːmenor]) or Númenórë (pron. [ˌnuːmeˈnoːre]), known in the Common ...
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How many Faithful Númenóreans were there (in comparison to the King's Men) during Ar-Pharazôn's reign?

Are there any rough numbers as to the population of Faithful Númenóreans (vs the King's Men) during the island's final years? In addition, how many of them survived the Downfall (vs those who were ...
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Can Númenor be resurrected?

Would Ilúvatar raise Númenor if King Elessar and the Gondorians asked him to, or is Númenor gone forever and no way to get it back? Answers that relate to Tolkien's own writings are strongly ...
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Who made Elros king of Numenor?

Elros brother of Elrond being crowned king of Numenor by who? the Valar? by the Edain? It's weird how he went from being raised by Maglor and Maedhros to becoming the first king of the most powerful ...
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Are the corrupted Numenoreans trapped in Valinor technically alive?

Ar-Pharazôn the Golden, the last Vala-hating king of Numenor, led an army to conquer Valinor, but Illuvatar trapped them in a cave-in where they will remain until the end of time - the Caves of the ...
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How did Sauron know there were Survivors of Numenor?

like did he just know they were there or sense there were people around his domain? like how exactly did he find out about the Faithful survivors of the Downfall of Numenor?.
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Why does the king of the Numenoreans not get to choose between elf and man? [duplicate]

I just finished up the Silmarillion and an idea that confused me was that the heirs of Earendil could choose their race, as when Arwen chooses to be mortal for Aragorn, but the Numenorean king, ...