April 13

Day 103

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part Two, I. A Description of the Island of Númenor

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • Unfinished Tales: Introduction, Part Two, I. A Description of the Island of Númenor

    
Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps: 

    • Middle-earth: Gondor, Imladris, Lindon, Lothlórien, River Anduin, Mithlond 

    • Arda: Númenor, Middle-Earth, Aman, Eressëa

    • Númenor: Forostar, Andustar, Hyarnustar, Hyarrostar, Orrostar, Mittalmar, Rómenna, Arandor, Meneltarma, Armenelos, Noirinan, Emerië, North Cape, Sorontil, Bay of Andúnië, Eldanna, River Nunduinë, Eldalondë, Nísinen, River Siril, Nindamos, Ondosto

  • Character Cards: Aldarion

  • Timeline: Second Age 32 - 750 

  • Other: Look up illustrations of Númenorean ships.


Discussion Questions:

    1. Númenor is Tolkien’s Atlantis. What resemblances do you see?
    2. How was life on Númenor different from life in Middle-Earth?
    3. How did the Shadow reach Númenor?

 
 
 

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