May 14

Day 134

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part Three, II. Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan, (iii) Cirion and Eorl
    *Finish this section today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The Peoples of Middle-Earth: Part One, Section III. The Family Trees

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Middle-earth: Calenardhon, Gondor, Misty Mountains, Great Road, Mirkwood, Brown Lands, River Anduin, Dol Guldur 

    • Rhovanion: Dwimordene, River Celebrant

    • Gondor: Amon Anwar, Dol Amroth, Whispering Wood, Mering Stream, Anórien, Fords of Isen

    • Rohan: River Angren, River Adorn, Agrenost, Fangorn Forest, River Limlight, River Anduin, Emyn Muil, Mouths of Onodló, River Glanhír, Wood of Anwar, Ered Nimrais, Hithaeglir, Angrenost

  • Timeline: Third Age 2510

  • Other: Look up illustrations of Cirion and Eorl on Amon Anwar.

Discussion Questions:

    1. Is Elendil buried on Amon Anwar?
    2. What impact will Eorl’s vow have on his people and their descendants?
    3. Does the location of a solemn oath matter?