February 26

Day 57

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 7: Of Mîm the Dwarf
    *This chapter will be read over the course of four days, so read about one fourth of it today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The Lost Road: Part Three, The Etymologies, opening section (Skim or read the rest of the section according to your interest. We will not return to it later.)

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Nargothrond, Doriath, South Road, River Teiglin, River Sirion

  • Character Cards: Mîm

  • Timeline: First Age 488

Discussion Questions:

    1. Did Mîm’s sons abandon him?
    2. Is Túrin justified in demanding shelter from Mîm?
    3. Is Mîm trustworthy?