March 29

Day 88

Basic Reading: 

    The Silmarillion: Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter 21: Of Túrin Turambar
    *Read the fourth fifth of this chapter today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The War of the Jewels: Part Two, The Last Chapters of the Quenta Silmarillion

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Dor-lómin, River Narog, River Teiglin, Ivrin, Doriath, River Sirion, Ered Wethrin, Pass of Sirion, Brethil, Crossings of Teiglin, Nargothrond, Haudh-en-Elleth, Amon Obel, Menegroth, Meres of Twilight, Amon Ethir, River Esgalduin, Dimrost, River Celebros, Nen Girith

  • Timeline: First Age 495 - 496

Discussion Questions:

    1. How would things have ended differently if Turin had found his mother and sister?
    2. What if Turin had rescued Finduilas instead of going to Dor-lómin?
    3. Why did Niënor’s encounter with Glaurung cause her to lose her memory?


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