Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Mar 19, 2016

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 continue our discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 23, "Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin", wherein Tuor the son of Huor comes to Gondolin with a dire warning from Ulmo. There’s a whole lot to discuss!  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...

  • Haiku - 4:00
  • Tuor’s Background - 15:30
  • Ulmo & Tuor - 21:00
  • Turgon Won’t Heed Ulmo’s Warning - 30:00
  • Tuor, Idril & Maeglin's Plot - 39:00
  • Tuor, Idril, and Eärendil - 42:00
  • Morgoth Attacks; Glorfindel's Heroics - 52:00
  • Tuor & Idril Flee to Arvernien - 1:00:00
  • Ulmo & the Valar - 1:02:30
  • Tuor & Idril Into the West? - 1:06:30

Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history and background of The Hobbit and The Lord of the RingsThe Tolkien Road is the podcast of the website You can learn more by following @tolkienwisdom on Twitter and following on Facebook at