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Oct 12, 2015

Concerning "Of the Sindar", Chapter 10 of The Silmarillion, wherein we find out what's been happening back in Beleriand...

Hey there fellow travelers! Welcome to The Tolkien Road, a long walk through the works and philosophy of J.R.R. Tolkien. On this episode, we resume our discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 10, "Of the Sindar", wherein we learn what’s been going on with Thingol, Melian, and the rest of the folks that missed the boat to the Blessed Realm. By the way, if you haven’t already, please leave The Tolkien Road a rating and feedback on iTunes. We’d love to know what you think of the podcast. Enjoy the show!

Topics of discussion include:

  • Tolkien Haiku 5:15
  • Silmarillion Review 17:45
  • Beleriand Map 20:15
  • How Long is 3 Ages? 21:30
  • Thingol, Melian, and the Sindar 24:00
  • Concerning Dwarves 26:50
  • Orcs, Wolves, etc. 33:20
  • Concerning the Nandor 40:15
  • Oromë still rides 47:00
  • Ungoliant spreads terror 48:00
  • Morgoth Returns & The First Battle 49:30
  • The Girdle of Melian 55:00

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