Atanatar was born in the year TA 977. His wealth was so great that historians remarked that "precious stones are pebbles in Gondor for children to play with". The deeds of Atanatar weren't as "glorious" as his nickname would indicate. However, Atanatar He made no effort to expand or maintain the power that his father commanded and and the guard on Mordor was neglected. Therefore his reign is seen as the start of Gondor's decline before the War of the Ring.
Atanatar was Quenya word. Atanatar was known as Atanatar II Alcarin (Alcarin means the Glorious).
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