The Tolkien Road – Ep81 – The Lord of the Rings – B3C1 – The Departure of Boromir

Concerning “The Departure of Boromir”, Book 3, Chapter 1 of The Lord of the Rings…

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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 journey through The Lord of the Rings with Book 3, Chapter 1, “The Departure of Boromir.” 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 (2:00)
  • The Death of Boromir (11:00)
  • The White Hand (21:30)
  • Elegies for Boromir (26:00)
  • Aragorn’s Decision (33:30)
  • Haiku Time (37:45)

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The Tolkien Road – Ep79 – Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age – Pt2

Concerning “Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age”, from Isildur’s downfall to the triumph of the Little People…

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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 finish discussing the last chapter in The Silmarillion, “Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age.” 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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Topic include:

  • notes from listeners & news (4:30)
  • The Beginning of the Third Age (14:30)
  • The Fall of Isildur (17:00)
  • The Decline of Arnor (24:00)
  • The Return of the Ring-Wraiths & the Decline of Gondor (28:00)
  • The Wizards (36:30)
  • The Council of the Wise (40:00)
  • The Triumph of the Little People (48:00)
  • The Noldor Depart (56:30)
  • Haiku Time (57:45)

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The Tolkien Road – Ep78 – Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age Pt1

Concerning “Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age”, from the founding of Lindon to the Last Alliance of Men and Elves…

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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 begin a 2-part discussion of the last chapter in The Silmarillion, “Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age.” 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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  • Correspondence, etc (1:30)
  • First Age and Akallabêth recap (12:30)
  • Lindon, Gil-Galad, and Elrond (20:00)
  • Sauron, Lord of the Gifts (22:30)
  • The Forging of the Rings (25:30)
  • Men = Easy to Ensnare (29:00)
  • The Numenorean Kingdoms of Middle-earth (32:00)
  • The Seven Stones & the White Tree (38:00)
  • Sauron’s Return & Assault on Gondor (40:30)
  • The Last Alliance of Men & Elves (44:30)
  • Haiku Time (48:00)

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The Tolkien Road – Ep73 – The Lord of the Rings – B2C10 – The Breaking of the Fellowship

Concerning “The Breaking of the Fellowship”, Book 2, Chapter 10 of The Lord of the Rings…

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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 through The Lord of the Rings with Book 2, Chapter 10, “The Breaking of the Fellowship.” 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…

  • A Brief Note on Lembas and Melian – 3:30
  • A Note on Tolkien’s Requiem – 7:00
  • Frodo’s Decision – 9:30
  • The Temptation of Boromir – 15:30
  • Frodo in the Ring World – 32:00
  • Meanwhile by the Riverside… – 40:30
  • Boromir’s Confession – 46:00
  • Sam & Frodo – 48:00
  • Haiku Time – 54:30

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