April 29

Day 119

Basic Reading: 

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

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Peoples of Middle-Earth: Part One, Section VII. The Heirs of Elendil

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Arda: Middle-earth, Alqualondë, Cuiviénen, Númenor

    • Middle-earth: Eriador, Lake Evendim, Eregion, Lórien, Misty Mountains, Moria, Ost-in-Edhil, Lindon, Lórinand, River Anduin, Dol Guldur, Rohan, Rivendell, Grey Havens, Lhûn, Sarn Ford, River Baranduin, River Gwathló, Vinyalondë, Dagorlad, Mordor, Ethir Anduin, Belfalas, Dol Amroth

    • Beleriand: Doriath, Ered Lindon, Ossiriand, Nogrod, Belegost, Sarn Athrad, Gondolin, Nargothrond

  • Character Cards: Celebrimbor

  • Timeline: Second Age 1 - 1981

  • Other: Keep track of the three Elven rings, their powers, and who has them.

Discussion Questions:

    1. How might Galadriel have perceived the presence of Sauron?
    2. What do you think of Galadriel’s and Celebrimbor’s decisions about the three rings?
    3. Why do you suppose Elrond said nothing of his love for Celebrían?