May 15

Day 135

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part Three, II. Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan, (iv) The Tradition of Isildur

Supplementary Reading:

  • Background:

    • The Hobbit: “Note on the Text”/ Preface/ Any introductory material published in your version

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Middle-earth: Gondor, Arnor, Anórien, White Mountains, Calenardhon

    • Gondor: Amon Anwar, Minas Morgul, Ithilien, Minas Tirith

  • Timeline: Third Age 2510

Discussion Questions:

    1. What was in the casket Isildur buried on Amon Anwar?
    2. Do you believe the Stewards had the right to visit the hallow?
    3. Was it right of Cirion to remove the casket? Why or why not?