The Tolkien Road – Ep82 – The Lord of the Rings – B3C2 – The Riders of Rohan

Concerning “The Riders of Rohan”, Book 3, Chapter 2 of The Lord of the Rings…


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 journey through The Lord of the Rings with Book 3, Chapter 2, “The Riders of Rohan.” 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!

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Topics of discussion…

  • Announcements, correspondence, etc (1:00)
  • The Lay of the Land/Gondor Poem (7:50)
  • In Pursuit of Orcs (13:15)
  • Riders! (18:55)
  • Éomer, the Rohirrim, and Strange Days (22:45)
  • Aragorn Declares Himself (29:50)
  • “How shall a man judge what to do in such times?” (38:30)
  • Horseman, Horse-elf, Horse-dwarf? (41:00)
  • “The counsel of Gandalf was not founded on foreknowledge or safety…” (43:00)
  • Fangorn, Living Forest (45:00)
  • The Old Man (47:40)
  • Haiku (52:30)



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