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Nov 23, 2015

Concerning "Of the Return of the Noldor," Chapter 13 of The Silmarillion...

On this episode, we continue our discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 13. In this chapter, the Noldor arrive in the north of Beleriand after their mass exodus from Valinor, only to be greeted by the armies of Morgoth. A lot happens in this chapter, and that means there’s a ton to talk about. Topics of discussion include:

  • The 2nd Battle of Beleriand
  • Fëanor’s Death
  • Maedhros’ Torment
  • Thingol vs. the Noldor
  • Ulmo’s Influence
  • The Founding of Nargothrond
  • Galadriel & Celeborn
  • The 3rd Battle of Beleriand (The Glorious Battle)
  • Glaurung the First Dragon
  • Siege of Angband

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