February 23

Day 54

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 6: Túrin Among the Outlaws
    *Read the second fourth of this chapter today, so that you have finished about half.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The War of the Jewels: Part Four, Quendi and Eldar, B. Meanings and use of the various terms applied to the Elves and their varieties in Quenya, Telerin, and Sindarin.

  • Prior Versions:

    • Unfinished Tales: Part One, II. Narn I Hîn Húrin: Túrin Among the Outlaws (read half this chapter today)

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Angband, Ered Wethrin, Doriath, Dimbar, Brethil, Crossings of Teiglin, Taur-nu-Fuin

  • Timeline: First Age 484 - 488

Discussion Questions:

    1. Was it “evil work” that Túrin slew Forweg?
    2. Why was the girl delighted at Forweg’s death?
    3. What do you think of Túrin’s decision to lead the outlaw band?