April 27

Day 117

Basic Reading: 

    The Silmarillion: Akallabêth: The Downfall of Númenor
    *Finish this story today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Expanded Story:

    • The Lost Road: Part One, Section III. The Lost Road, (ii) The Númenórean chapters

    • Morgoth's Ring: Part Four: Myths Transformed, text VII

Enrichment Activities:

Discussion Questions:

    1. Why did Ilúvatar change the shape of the world?
    2. How did Elendil, Isildur, and Anárion survive and reach Middle-earth?
    3. Why did men not speak of Númenor after the Downfall?


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