was the second child and only son of Cemendur
, a minor noble of Númenor
. He was recorded as owning land in the region of Hyarastorni
, near the borders of Emerië
. Hallatan would become a member of the royal family when his son married Tar-Ancalimë
, the first Ruling Queen of Númenor
Due to his ownership of herds of sheep Hallatan acquired the epithet "Sheep-lord
Hallatan means "Tall Man" in Quenya (from halla = "tall" and Atan = "Man").
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife", "The earlier generations of the Line of Elros"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, Index, Hallatan