April 20

Day 110

Basic Reading: 

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

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • Sauron Defeated: Part Three, Section (ii) - The original text of The Drowning of Anadûnê

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Arda: Númenor, Middle-Earth

    • Númenor: Hyarastorni, Armenelos, Emerië, Rómenna

    • Middle-earth: Lindon, Mithlond, Eriador, Hithaeglir, Calenardhon, Vinyalondë, River Gwathló

  • Timeline: Second Age 882

Discussion Questions:

    1. Does Gil-galad’s letter change your opinion of Aldarion?
    2. How should Meneldur respond to Gil-galad?
    3. Was the change in Aldarion justified?


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