March 14

Day 73

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 14: The Journey of Morwen and Niënor to Nargothrond
    *Finish this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Book of Lost Tales 2: II. Turambar and the Foalókë - Commentary section 3: Miscellaneous Matters, (vii) Winged Dragons

    • Unfinished Tales: Part One, II. Narn I Hîn Húrin: The Journey of Morwen and Niënor to Nargothrond


Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Nargothrond, Faroth, Amon Ethir, River Narog, Doriath, River Teiglin, River Sirion, River Esgalduin, Middle-Earth, Dor-lómin, Ered Wethrin, Mouths of Sirion

  • Timeline: First Age 496


Discussion Questions:

    1. Is Niënor’s condition worse than death?
    2. What caused the change in Niënor’s behavior and made her run away so fast?
    3. To what extent was Mablung responsible for the fate of Morwen and Niënor?