The Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter 19: Of Beren and Lúthien
*Read the fifth sixth of this chapter today.
The Book of Lost Tales 2: I. The Tale of Tinúviel, the last half of The Tale of Tinúviel
The Book of Lost Tales 2: I. The Tale of Tinúviel, Commentary on The Tale of Tinúviel, 1. The primary narrative
Beren and Lúthien: “Beren and Lúthien:” the last half of The Tale of Tinúviel
The Lost Road: Part Two, Section VI. Quenta Silmarillion, Chapters 12 - 15: Of Beren and Tinúviel, prior versions corresponding to today’s reading from The Silmarillion.
The Lays of Beleriand: III. The Lay of Leithian, Cantos XI, XII, XIII and XIV
The Lays of Beleriand: IV. The Lay of Leithian Recommenced, Cantos XI-XIII and Canto XIV
Beren and Lúthien: “Beren and Lúthien:” The Narrative in The Lay of Leithian to its Termination
Beleriand: Menegroth, Angband, Thangorodrim, Hithlum, Dor-nu-Fauglith, Taur-nu-Fuin, Tumladen, Gondolin, Doriath, Crissaegrim
Character Cards: Carcharoth
Timeline: First Age 465 - 466
Other: Listen to Professor Tolkien’s reading of “Song of Beren and Luthien.”
1. Why did Angrist break when Beren tried to take the other two Silmarils?
2. Why did the Silmaril not burn Beren’s hand? Why did it burn Carcharoth?
3. How does suffering make people stronger? Why does it make some people stronger, while it destroys others?