The Silmarillion - Akallabeth; Of The Rings of Power and the Third Age

January 28, 2002 - February 24, 2002

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Akallabeth 1 - To the Rise of Ar-Pharazôn

by Moriel, January 28-February 2, 2002

Tol Eressëa [1/28/2002 @ 8:42] (3/4)

The Land of Gift [1/28/2002 @ 8:49] (3/6)

The Star of Earendil [1/28/2002 @ 12:12] (1/5)

Symbolic Geography [1/28/2002 @ 16:36] (4/11)

The wisdom of the Valar fails (again) [1/29/2002 @ 11:37] (8/11)

"A memorial of that which might have been" [1/29/2002 @ 11:38] (3/5)

Men like Gods [1/29/2002 @ 11:44] (6/11)

Men like Demons [1/30/2002 @ 11:46] (5/15)

More like to the Firstborn than any others [1/30/2002 @ 13:18] (3/3)

The good of both kindreds [1/30/2002 @ 13:22] (5/6)

Where's Ulmo? [1/30/2002 @ 18:46] (4/5)

The unaccepted repentance [1/31/2002 @ 12:53] (3/23)

The Rise of the Ringwraiths [1/31/2002 @ 15:01] (4/5)

What exactly is "the Shadow"? [1/31/2002 @ 15:09] (2/2)

Resumes tomorrow [2/1/2002 @ 19:05] (0/0)

Summary of Week 1 [2/2/2002 @ 12:59] (11/14)

See the 2nd Discussion by bigidiot, January 2005

See the 3rd Discussion by acheron, January 2010

See the 4th Discussion by Rembrethil, August 2013

 

Akallabeth 2 - The Downfall of Numenor

by Moriel, February 4-February 8, 2002

The King and the Ring [2/4/2002 @ 10:55] (5/11)

Is Sauron still loyal to Melkor? [2/4/2002 @ 10:56] (6/9)

How faithful were the Faithful? [2/4/2002 @ 10:59] (2/3)

Long Life [2/4/2002 @ 23:19] (2/4)

Mirrors of Evil [2/5/2002 @ 11:44] (4/5)

A thought on Tolkiens supposed sexism [2/5/2002 @ 14:06] (5/11)

Elendil's loyalty [2/5/2002 @ 16:48] (2/8)

Was Nimloth a Maia? [2/6/2002 @ 12:42] (4/9)

Amandil's Gambit [2/6/2002 @ 15:18] (1/3)

A Wind in the East [2/6/2002 @ 15:55] (2/4)

Ar-Pharazôn Gains Deathlessness in Aman [2/7/2002 @ 12:51] (6/10)

Tolkien Get's Corny [2/7/2002 @ 15:26] (5/7)

Sauron's cult of human sacrifice <Steve D> [2/7/2002 @ 21:09] (2/20)

Parallel Structure [2/8/2002 @ 13:59] (4/6)

Original Sin of the Edain [2/8/2002 @ 14:06] (4/22)

Fear of Change [2/8/2002 @ 14:08] (1/6)

Of religion, Popes, and the Fall(s) of Men [2/8/2002 @ 23:10] (3/7)

See the 2nd Discussion by Tar-Telperien, January 2005

See the 3rd Discussion by Menelwyn, February 2010

See the 4th Discussion by Rembrethil, August 2013

 

Of The Rings of Power 1 - The Second Age

by Altaira, February 11-17, 2002

"Of old there was Sauron the Maia…" [2/11/2002 @ 21:02] (4/11)

Was Sauron the greatest Maia? [2/11/2002 @ 21:04] (3/7)

False Repentance [2/11/2002 @ 21:06] (2/13)

A New Landscape [2/12/2002 @ 20:46] (2/2)

The New Kingdoms of the Elves [2/12/2002 @ 20:49] (1/5)

Friendship between Elves and Dwarves [2/12/2002 @ 20:52] (2/4)

Men are weak [2/13/2002 @ 20:35] (5/10)

Annatar, the Lord of Gifts [2/13/2002 @ 20:42] (2/6)

The making of the Rings of Power [2/13/2002 @ 20:51] (3/5)

why did sauron put the power into the rings and... <valar> [2/14/2002 @ 2:58] (3/3)

The Power of the Other Rings [2/14/2002 @ 20:31] (2/4)

The Hiding of The Three Elven Rings [2/14/2002 @ 20:35] (3/14)

The Founding of Rivendell [2/14/2002 @ 20:40] (3/12)

One for the Dark Lord, on his Dark Throne [2/15/2002 @ 21:41] (2/4)

Nine for Mortal Men Doomed to Die [2/15/2002 @ 21:43] (3/6)

Seven for the Dwarf Lords in Their Halls of Stone [2/15/2002 @ 21:45] (4/12)

Gondor and Arnor [2/16/2002 @ 21:25] (1/7)

The Great Cities and Fortresses of Men [2/16/2002 @ 21:28] (4/4)

Summary of Week 1 [2/17/2002 @ 21:14] (3/5)

See the 2nd Discussion by Entmaiden, January 2005

See the 3rd Discussion by sador, February 2010

See the 4th Discussion by CuriousG, September 2013

 

Of The Rings of Power 2 - The Third Age

by Altaira, February 18-24, 2002

The Palantiri #1 - The Palantiri in The Story [2/18/2002 @ 19:17] (3/19)

The Palantiri #2 - The Motivation of the Author [2/18/2002 @ 19:21] (2/5)

The Eye of Sauron [2/18/2002 @ 19:26] (4/9)

The Last Alliance [2/19/2002 @ 20:05] (5/7)

The Fall of Sauron [2/19/2002 @ 20:07] (5/13)

Isildur keeps the Ring [2/19/2002 @ 20:10] (7/11)

Rewriting history <Steve D> [2/19/2002 @ 23:05] (1/4)

How is it possible that Isildur could take a sword to Sauron to kill him or at least cut off his finger without being harmed himself? (No Text) <Steve D> [2/20/2002 @ 0:33] (3/12)

Another question about the Palantiri <Curious>. [2/20/2002 @ 15:57] (1/15)

The Ring Loses Isildur [2/20/2002 @ 21:15] (2/10)

The Waning of the heirs of Elendil [2/20/2002 @ 21:18] (2/4)

The Return of the Nazgul [2/20/2002 @ 21:21] (4/9)

Darkness comes to Mirkwood [2/21/2002 @ 21:44] (2/3)

The Coming of The Istari [2/21/2002 @ 21:48] (2/14)

The White Council [2/21/2002 @ 21:51] (5/19)

Mithrandir Perseveres [2/22/2002 @ 21:31] (3/6)

Curinir's Deception [2/22/2002 @ 21:37] (3/8)

Bilbo was 'Meant' to Find the Ring [2/23/2002 @ 21:47] (4/11)

The Watch on The Shire [2/23/2002 @ 21:48] (1/8)

The Last Battle of The War of The Ring [2/23/2002 @ 21:57] (7/21)

Final Chapter Question [2/24/2002 @ 22:57] (6/8)

The End [2/24/2002 @ 22:59] (14/17)

See the 2nd Discussion by Hama of Rohan, January 2005

See the 3rd Discussion by FarFromHome, February 2010

See the 4th Discussion by CuriousG, September 2013

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