February 25

Day 56

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 6: Túrin Among the Outlaws
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The War of the Jewels: Part Four, Quendi and Eldar, Appendices

    • The Peoples of Middle-Earth: Part Three, Section XV. Of Lembas

  • Prior Versions:

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

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Doriath, Menegroth, Dor-lómin, Dimbar, Taur-nu-Fuin, Pass of Anach, Crissaegrim, Ered Gorgoroth, Mindeb, Brethil, Brithiach, Amon Rûdh

  • Timeline: First Age 488

  • Other: Look up some recipes for lembas and try one.

Discussion Questions:

    1. Should Túrin have returned to Doriath with Beleg?
    2. If you could speak some wisdom to Túrin in this section, what would you say to him?
    3. Why did Melian assume Beleg would return to Túrin?