The Lord of the Rings Appendices

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Appendix A.I.i - Númenór

by Menelwyn, December 6-9, 2003

Appendices A I i-iii Overview (a little early) [12/6 @ 23:18] (12/12)

general questions [12/7 @ 22:30] (10/16)

some thematic issues [12/7 @ 22:32] (6/12)

Earendil [12/8 @ 12:06] (7/11)

The Halfelven [12/8 @ 12:06] (5/9)

Numenor background [12/8 @ 21:58] (4/12)

The Decline of Numenor [12/8 @ 21:59] (6/9)

The Fall of Numenor [12/9 @ 9:54] (8/16)

Are the appendices more than a game? <Curious> [12/9 @ 12:55] (13/33)

After the Fall [12/9 @ 22:18] (7/11)

See the 1st Discussion by cocoa daffodil, June 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by Beren IV, May-June, 2006

See the 4th Discussion by sador, January-February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, October 2011

See the 6th Discussion by CuriousG, November 2016

 

Appendix A.I.ii-iii - Realms in Exile & Arnor

by Menelwyn, December 10-12, 2003

The Realms in Exile [12/10 @ 9:51] (3/3)

Eriador and Arnor [12/10 @ 9:52] (1/1)

Wars with Angmar [12/10 @ 22:21] (1/3)

The Barrow-Downs [12/10 @ 22:22] (2/2)

The Snowmen [12/11 @ 9:32] (6/8)

The Return of the King [12/12 @ 9:56] (3/3)

Final Questions [12/12 @ 9:56] (4/8)

Appendix A 1 i-iii--Open Discussion [12/12 @ 12:31] (3/8)

Appendices A 1 i-iii Summary (kind of long) [12/14 @ 17:47] (11/11)

See the 1st Discussion by cocoa daffodil, June 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by Beren IV, May-June, 2006

See the 4th Discussion by sador, January-February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by CuriousG, October 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, November 2016

 

Appendix A.I.iv - Gondor

by drogo_drogo, December 14-22, 2003

Introduction [12/14 @ 15:27] (7/7)

#1. The Decline and Fall (sort of) of the Gondorian Empire [12/15 @ 0:28] (6/7)

#2. The Ship-kings and Gondor’s Golden Age [12/15 @ 7:21] (3/3)

#3: The Kin-strife [12/15 @ 7:24] (3/4)

#4: The Plague and the Shadow Returns [12/15 @ 12:44] (5/11)

#5: The Wainriders [12/15 @ 12:51] (4/12)

#6: Arvedui and Malbeth’s Prediction [12/17 @ 10:13] (2/3)

Glorfindel's Prediction [12/17 @ 10:24] (2/4)

#8: The Disappearance of the King [12/17 @ 10:57] (3/5)

#9: The House of the Stewards [12/18 @ 9:37] (4/6)

Here Comes Thorongil [12/18 @ 9:43] (7/7)

#11: The Many Loves of Denethor [12/18 @ 18:24] (3/3)

#12: Denethor and the Palantír [12/18 @ 18:26] (4/4)

#13: Boromir and Faramir and a Movie Question (yes, a shameless lure! :-) [12/18 @ 18:31] (7/12)

Gondor Surrenders! [12/18 @ 18:41] (3/5)

Way Belated Summary of Sorts [12/22 @ 18:52] (10/13)

Question/Thoughts on "The Realms in Exile" (long) <Valandur> [1/2 @ 10:28] (5/8)

 There was no 1st Discussion of A.I.iv Gondor

See the 3rd Discussion by Alraune, May-June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by sador, January-February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, October 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Hamfast Gamgee, November 2016

 

Appendix A.I.v - The Tale of Aragorn & Arwen

by Narf, January 4-8, 2004

The Return of the Chapter Discussion [1/4 @ 14:43] (11/15)

#1: Hope [1/5 @ 0:18] (8/15)

#2: Love [1/5 @ 11:10] (12/25)

#3: Foreboding [1/5 @ 17:08] (10/11)

#4: Adventure [1/5 @ 22:02] (12/17)

Appendix Help: Arwen and Aragorn Page1037 <missmelon> [1/6 @ 3:51] (1/1)

#5: Commitment [1/6 @ 11:21] (8/13)

#6: Fulfillment [1/6 @ 17:33] (9/24)

#7: Doom [1/7 @ 0:26] (11/20)

#8: [1/7 @ 11:52] (8/16)

General question about Arwen and Aragorn (sorry if this will be discussed or has been) <Dryhten> [1/7 @ 18:17] (1/1)

#9: Reflections [1/7 @ 18:27] (7/9)

#10: Open Forum [1/8 @ 0:15] (2/19)

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, June 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by NZ Strider, May 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Voronwë the Faithful, Feb. 2009

See the 5th Discussion by dormouse, Oct-Nov 2011

See the 6th Discussion by enanito, Nov-Dec 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix A.II - The House of Eorl

by Narf, January 8-11, 2004

#1: Men of Éothéod [1/8 @ 13:22] (3/4)

#2: Songs of the North [1/8 @ 22:01] (3/4)

#3: Birth of Rohan [1/8 @ 22:24] (3/3)

#4: Legends of Helm [1/8 @ 22:28] (3/3)

#5: Lord of Isengard [1/9 @ 12:28] (1/1)

#6: Legacy of Steelsheen [1/9 @ 12:43] (4/5)

#7: Change of Pace [1/9 @ 12:45] (4/12)

#8: Open Forum [1/9 @ 12:47] (3/9)

Weekly discussion thanks and summaries. [1/11 @ 0:22] (15/22)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Idril Celebrindal, June 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by squire, May-June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Saelind, February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by Elizabeth, November 2011

See the 6th Discussion by Elizabeth, December 2016

 

Appendix A.III - Durin's Folk

by Daughter of Nienna, January 12-20, 2004

Introduction [1/12 @ 0:21] (4/4)

#01a-Ref: Creation of the Dwarves: Reference [1/12 @ 2:32] (3/10)
#01b: Strange Tales : Discussion
[1/12 @ 2:36] (5/41)

#02a-Ref: Awakening of the Dwarves: for Background: Reference [1/12 @ 2:45] (0/0)

#02b: The Deathless [1/12 @ 2:50] (5/15)

#03Ref: Rings of Power: Reference Silmarillion [1/12 @ 3:12] (0/0)

#03b: After the End of the First Age : Discussion [1/12 @ 7:25] (6/10)

#04: Thing of Terror [1/12 @ 17:40] (5/7)

#05: Dragons and gems and gold . . . Oh My!!!! [1/12 @ 17:47] (2/3)

#06: Hearts of Dwarves [1/12 @ 18:37] (5/5)

#07: Ruin of Smaug [1/13 @ 0:47] (4/10)

#08: Last of the Seven Rings and the Scorn of Men [1/13 @ 15:24] (4/4)

#09: Thrór Defiled [1/13 @ 15:38] (3/3)

#10: Muster of the Dwarves [1/13 @ 16:17] (5/10)

#11: War of the Dwarves and the Orcs [1/13 @ 22:21] (4/4)

#12: Battle of Nanduhirion-part one: Oakenshield [1/13 @ 23:27] (6/9)

#13: Battle of Nanduhirion –part 2: Náin and Dáin [1/14 @ 0:52] (3/6)

#14: ‘Khazad-dûm is ours’ [1/14 @ 2:42] (1/2)

#15: Durin’s Bane and Dwarfish Wisdom [1/14 @ 5:57] (2/2)

#16: ‘He was a Burned Dwarf’ [1/14 @ 14:15] (3/10)

#17: Home in Exile [1/14 @ 15:47] (3/3)

#18: Of the Ring [1/14 @ 21:11] (3/6)

#19: Misfortunes of the Heirs of Durin [1/14 @ 22:06] (2/4)

#20: Heir without Hope [1/14 @ 22:21] (4/7)

#21: Chance Meeting [1/15 @ 15:36] (2/5)

#22: Quest of Erebor & the Battle of the Five Armies [1/15 @ 16:32] (2/3)

#23: Far-Stretched Hand of Sauron [1/15 @ 18:26] (3/4)

#24: Battle of Dale [1/15 @ 18:41] (3/3)

#25: Gandalf and Chance [1/15 @ 23:25] (5/5)

#26: Dwarf-Women [1/15 @ 23:29] (5/15)

#27: Gimli Elf-Friend [1/16 @ 4:49] (6/18)

# 28a: Similarities [1/16 @ 14:59] (1/2)

#28a: Durin’s Folk Family Tree [1/16 @ 15:02] (1/1)

#29: Gimli Goes West [1/16 @ 15:12] (7/15)

#30: Open Discussion [1/17 @ 15:14] (5/14)

#31: Summary [1/20 @ 21:46] (16/23)

More thoughts on the Dwarves <Kili's Aunt> [1/22 @ 16:01] (2/4)

See the 1st Discussion by Steve D, July 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by Reera the Red, May-June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Tolkien Forever, February 2009

See the 5th Discussion by Pryderi, November 2011

See the 6th Discussion by squire, December 2016

 

 

Appendices B & C - The Tale of Years and Family Trees

by Corwynne, January 19-23, 2004

Appendix B - Tale of Years

Re: next discussion - has anyone seen Corwynn? <Altaira> [1/17 @ 17:26] (3/4)

Introduction [1/19 @ 9:31] (4/4)

The Second Age [1/19 @ 9:39] (2/2)

The End of the Age [1/19 @ 9:42] (2/4)

Second Age Summary [1/19 @ 9:44] (2/2)

The Third Age intro [1/20 @ 9:30] (5/5)

Third Age, The Early Years [1/20 @ 9:37] (2/2)

Third Age continued [1/20 @ 16:25] (2/2)

Moving Right Along [1/20 @ 17:40] (5/9)

I just wanted to warn y'all, I'm <Curious> [1/20 @ 18:18] (4/10)

The Great Years and End of the Third Age [1/21 @ 10:18] (6/6)

Later Events [1/21 @ 16:37] (5/6)

A Digression [1/22 @ 10:22] (6/29)

Summary [1/22 @ 17:02] (8/13)

See the 1st Discussion by Morwen, June, 2001

See the 3rd Discussion as a Free For All, June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by Morthoron, February-March, 2009

See the 5th Discussion by sador, Nov-Dec, 2011

There was no 6th Discussion of Appendix B

Appendix C - Family Trees

Family Trees Took, Baggins and Brandybuck [1/23 @ 11:22] (8/11)

Sam [1/23 @ 11:27] (8/13)

Last thoughts [1/23 @ 14:32] (5/17)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Morwen, June, 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by N.E. Brigand, June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by N.E. Brigand, February-March 2009

See the 5th Discussion by sador, Nov-Dec, 2011

There was no 6th Discussion of Appendix C 

 

 

 

 

Appendix D - Calendars

by Altaira, January 26-February 2, 2004

Introduction [1/26 @ 1:03] (1/2)

#1: The Devil is in the Details [1/26 @ 1:06] (6/9)

#2: Hobbits and Men [1/26 @ 1:09] (5/21)

#3: The Calendars of the Elves [1/27 @ 0:02] (6/7)

#4: The Calendars of Hobbits [1/27 @ 0:06] (5/8)

#5: The Calendars of Men [1/27 @ 22:35] (2/5)

#6: Honoring Frodo [1/27 @ 22:40] (7/15)

Summary [2/2 @ 1:41] (5/5)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Steve D, July 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by squire, June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by N.E. Brigand, February-March 2009

See the 5th Discussion by sador, Nov-Dec, 2011

There was no 6th Discussion of Appendix D

 

 

Appendix E - Writing and Spelling

by Doorwarden of Theoden, January 28-31, 2004

#1: Consonants [1/28 @ 19:36] (7/17)

Vowels [1/29 @ 19:43] (3/10)

Writing and letter-forms [1/30 @ 2:41] (5/8)

Open discussion [1/31 @ 2:20] (9/11)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Steve D, July 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by squire, June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by N.E. Brigand, February-March 2009

See the 5th Discussion by sador, Nov-Dec, 2011

There was no 6th Discussion of Appendix E

 

 

Appendix F - Languages & Peoples

by Altaira and a Free For All, February 2-6, 2004

Introduction [2/2 @ 23:20] (0/0)

A Brief History of Elven Languages and a Few Questions [2/2 @ 23:28] (4/16)

The Languages of the Elves - A few more Questions [2/2 @ 23:32] (1/3)

The Languages of the Elves – One more question [2/2 @ 23:35] (2/2)

orc-talk <Menelwyn> [2/3 @ 22:28] (5/12)

Of Hobbits <Kimi> [2/3 @ 22:32] (3/9)

Dunlanders and Druedain. <Kimi> [2/3 @ 23:11] (1/1)

Of Dwarves <Kimi> [2/4 @ 19:17] (2/3)

Tolkien's final words <Golfimbul> [2/6 @ 1:55] (4/10)

 

See the 1st Discussion by Steve D, July 2001

See the 3rd Discussion by dna, June 2006

See the 4th Discussion by visualweasel, March 2009

See the 5th Discussion by squire, December 2011

There was no 6th Discussion of Appendix F

 

Free Discussion on The Lord of the Rings

as a Free For All, February 9, 2004

What did you learn? <Curious> [2/9 @ 7:32] (20/35)

Unsung Heroes <drogo_drogo> [2/9 @ 8:11] (18/49)

Interesting Trivia. <Curious> [2/10 @ 13:13] (3/3)

How often were you here? <Curious> [2/11 @ 7:35] (20/26)

How Unified is LOTR as a Novel? <drogo_drogo> [2/11 @ 8:10] (4/10)

Favorite Unsolved Mysteries (and UUTs) <drogo_drogo> [2/11 @ 8:23] (34/156)

Mount Doom Revisited <Daughter of Nienna> [2/12 @ 20:45] (6/13)

fun or funny moments <Daughter of Nienna> [2/13 @ 3:37] (13/25)

favorite heroic moments <Daughter of Nienna> [2/13 @ 3:55] (12/17)

Memorable pearls of wisdom <Daughter of Nienna> [2/13 @ 4:15] (10/16)

enriched your life how <Daughter of Nienna> [2/13 @ 4:41] (5/7)

What was the most moving parts of the books (No Text) <Daughter of Nienna> [2/13 @ 4:44] (26/35)

final farewell to the books <Daughter of Nienna> [2/14 @ 16:22] (5/5)

LOTR Sequal <MoreOrLess> [2/15 @ 3:39] (7/26)

The End (and a bunch of thank-yous) <Altaira> [2/15 @ 22:35] (17/23)

 

See the 1st Discussion as a Free For All, July 2001

See the 3rd Discussion as a Free For All, June-July 2006

See the 4th Discussion as a Free For All, March 2009

 There was no 5th Open Discussion of The Lord of the Rings

See the 6th Discussion by noWizardme, Dec 2016-Jan 2017

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