~Tolkien Tuesday~ The Silmarillion: The Conclusion

"and there was still hope in that time and the memory of mirth, and for long the white tree of the Eldar flowered in the courts of the Kings of Men..."Silmarillion This is it. The final section of The Silmarillion: Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age. This section does a great job … Continue reading ~Tolkien Tuesday~ The Silmarillion: The Conclusion

~Tolkien Tuesday: The Silmarillion~Akallabeth~

The section Akallabeth chronicles the downfall of Numenor. Atalante is the Quenya word. Does Atalante look familiar? Numenor is a nation that sinks below the sea. Yep. This is Tolkien's retelling of Atlantis. This section of the book is actually pretty small but VERY DENSE! Who are the Numenoreans? They are the Men who aided … Continue reading ~Tolkien Tuesday: The Silmarillion~Akallabeth~

~Tolkien Tuesday ~ The Silmarillion Chapters 15/16

It is one of those weeks where the only things that are making me feel better are binge-watching Modern Family and reading Tolkien. I cringe whenever I open my emails, especially when I am at such an important moment in The Silmarillion. In Chapter 15, Of the Noldor in Beleriand begins the building of Gondolin. … Continue reading ~Tolkien Tuesday ~ The Silmarillion Chapters 15/16