The Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter 4: Of Thingol and Melian
The Lost Road: Part Two, Section II. The Later Annals of Valinor, VY 2000 - 2010 (including corresponding Commentary)
The Lost Road: Part Two, Section VI. Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter 3 (b): Of Thingol
Morgoth's Ring: Part Two: The Annals of Aman, Third section of the Annals of Aman, YT 1130
The War of the Jewels: Part One: The Grey Annals, VY 1130 (including corresponding Commentary)
Morgoth's Ring: Part Three, (I) The First Phase, Chapter 4: Of Thingol and Melian
Timeline: Years of the Trees 1105 - 1165
1. What is your reaction to the love story between Elwë and Melian?
2. Why is Elwë called “Grey?”
3. What is the significance of Elwë’s heritage to his descendants?