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Jan 21, 2016

Concerning "Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin", Chapter 18 of The Silmarillion...

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 discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 18, "Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin", wherein Angband breaks loose upon Beleriand with incredible fury. There’s a whole lot to discuss! Enjoy the show!

- Poems 4:00
- Fingolfin’s forebodeing 15:00
- The Battle of Sudden Flame 19:00
- Barahir Saves Finrod 25:20
- Fingolfin vs. Morgoth 30:00
- A New High King 42:50
- Minas Tirith 45:00
- Húrin and Huor in Gondolin 51:00
- Missions to Valinor 57:00
- Barahir’s Band 59:45

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