March 3

Day 62

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 8: The Land of Bow and Helm
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Lays of Beleriand: I. The Lay of the Children of Húrin, II. Beleg, lines 559 - 702, including corresponding Commentary

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: River Teiglin, Doriath, Amon Rûdh, River Sirion

  • Timeline: First Age 489

Discussion Questions:

    1. Should Túrin have anticipated Mîm’s treachery? What could he have done to prevent it?
    2. Why does Morgoth want Túrin alive?
    3. Why did Andróg save Beleg in the end?