He moved his summer residence from the capital city of Osgiliath to the fortress of Minas Anor in TA 420. During this time he rebuilt and greatly added to it and over time it would become a city as well as a fortress, until after the Great Plague of 1636 when it became the capital of Gondor as Minas Tirith, over twelve-hundred years later.
In the last two years of his reign the Easterlings started attacks on Gondor. Due to his advanced age, he sent his son Tarostar (later known as Rómendacil I) to meet the Easterling threat and Tarostar defeated the Easterlings into eventual submission.
|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
- ↑ The History of Middle-earth: The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil"
- ↑ 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"
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B: The Tale of Years (Chronology of the Westlands), "The Third Age"
- ↑ The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Third Age, "Battles"
- ↑ The Complete Guide to Middle-earth