April 28

Day 118

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part Two, IV. The History of Galadriel and Celeborn, introductory section

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • Unfinished Tales: Introduction, Part Two, IV. The History of Galadriel and Celeborn

  • Expanded Story/Background:

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

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Arda: Beleriand, Cuiviénen, Middle-earth, Eressëa, Aman, Alqualondë, Valinor, Angband

    • Middle-earth: Lórien, Misty Mountains, Lindon, Lune, Ered Luin, Eregion, Ered Lindon

    • Beleriand: Nargothrond, Gondolin, Doriath

  • Timeline: First Age through Third Age

  • Other: Watch this video, “Lord of the Rings: Second Age (Complete),” by CivilizationEx on YouTube. 

Discussion Questions:

    1. How do you reconcile the contradictory information in this story?
    2. Do you believe Galadriel eventually regretted coming to Middle-earth?
    3. Was Galadriel too proud?