March 18

Day 77

Basic Reading: 

    The Children of Húrin: Chapter 16: The Coming of Glaurung
    *Read the second third of this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • Unfinished Tales: Part One, II. Narn I Hîn Húrin: The Coming of Glaurung - read up to the section beginning, “Now when Turambar was gone…”    

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: River Teiglin, Ered Wethrin, Crossings of Teiglin, Brethil, Celebros, Nen Girith, Ephel Brandir, Nargothrond

  • Timeline: First Age 499

Discussion Questions:

    1. Is Túrin’s plan good? Does he expect to defeat Glaurung?
    2. What has Túrin learned since the first time he faced the dragon?
    3. Why is Brandir so bitter toward Túrin?


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