April 19

Day 109

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part Two, II. Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife
    *Read the fifth eighth of this story today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • Sauron Defeated: Part Three, Section (i) - The third version of The Fall of Númenor

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Arda: Númenor, Middle-Earth

    • Númenor: Emerië, Armenelos, Andúnië, Rómenna, Hyarastorni

  • Timeline: Second Age 873

Discussion Questions:

    1. Should Erendis have remained in Armenelos to raise Ancalimë as a princess?
    2. What impact might Zamîn’s assessment of boys have had on Ancalimë ?
    3. Did Aldarion have a right to expect a warmer welcome?


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