April 18

Day 108

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part Two, II. Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife
    *Read the fourth eighth of this story today, so that you have finished about half.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Expanded Story/Background:

    • The Peoples of Middle-Earth: Part One, Section VI. The Tale of Years of the Second Age

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Arda: Númenor, Middle-Earth

    • Númenor: Vinyalondë, Mithlond, Meneltarma, Armenelos, Andúnië, Eämbar, Rómenna, Emerië

  • Timeline: Second Age 870

  • Other: Look up illustrations of Ancalimë

Discussion Questions:

    1. How will Aldarion’s absence affect Ancalime?
    2. Was it wise of Aldarion to promise to return in two years?
    3. Is Erendis too proud?


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