The Tolkien Road – Ep98 – Unfinished Tales – The Palantíri

Concerning “The Palantíri”, from visions in the distance to the vanquishing of Denethor…

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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 – Ep77 – Akallabêth Pt2

Continuing with “Akallabêth”, the chronicle of Númenór’s downfall…

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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 conclude our look at “Akallabêth”, or “The Downfallen”, the story of Númenór’s rise and fall in the Second 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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  • Note from a Listener: more March 25th connections (2:30)
  • Sauron’s Assault Upon Nimloth the Fair (10:00)
  • The Worship of Melkor (13:00)
  • Ar-Pharazôn’s Unholy Crusade (29:30)
  • Amandil Goes West/Elendil Goes East (33:00)
  • Gathering Clouds (36:30)
  • The Assault Upon Aman (39:00)
  • The Great Chasm (41:00)
  • Elendil’s Escape & Sauron’s Fate (44:30)
  • Haiku (46:00)

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