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Ciryon

Ciryon
Arnorian
The Lord of the Rings Online - Ciryon.jpg
Ciryon in The Lord of the Rings Online
Biographical Information
LocationArnor
LanguageSindarin, Westron
BirthS.A. 3379[1]
DeathT.A. 2 (aged 64)
Disaster of the Gladden Fields
Family
HouseHouse of Isildur
ParentageIsildur
SiblingsElendur, Aratan and Valandil
Physical Description
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Ciryon

Ciryon (Q, pron. [ˈkirʲon]) was the third son of Isildur.

[edit] History

In the War of the Last Alliance of Elves and Men, Ciryon and his brother Aratan did not participate in the Siege of Barad-dûr. Isildur had sent these two brothers to man Minas Ithil so as to guard Cirith Dúath and prevent a possible breakout of Sauron should he escape the siege.[2]

In the Disaster of the Gladden Fields, Ciryon was the first brother to die; Aratan was mortally wounded while trying to save him. After the fall of these two brothers, Elendur advised his father to put on the One Ring and escape.[3]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2019: The Lord of the Rings Online:

The three elder sons of Isildur appear during an extended flashback set during the Siege of Barad-dûr in the year S.A. 3440. However, because the game's license does cover the works in which they are named, they are referred to only by their war-time aliases, meant to hide their kinship with the King. Ciryon uses the name "Vëamacil" as his alias.

[edit] Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elendil
S.A. 3119 - 3441
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Isildur
S.A. 3209 - T.A. 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anárion
S.A. 3219 - 3440
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elendur
S.A. 3299 - T.A. 2
 
Aratan
S.A. 3339 - T.A. 2
 
CIRYON
S.A. 3379 - T.A. 2
 
Valandil
S.A. 3430 - T.A. 249
 
Kings of
Gondor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eldacar
T.A. 87 - 339
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Arantar
T.A. 185 - 435
 
 
 
 


[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In early manuscripts Ciryon was named "Vëandur".[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields", note 11
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields"