Our Sponsor Sideshow Collectibles Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien
Do you enjoy the 100% volunteer, not for profit services of TheOneRing.net?
Consider a donation!

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Reading Room: You might be right but when he wrote the LOTR he still had hopes of finishing : Edit Log



Eruonen
Valinor


Sep 10 2017, 6:56pm


Views: 3588
You might be right but when he wrote the LOTR he still had hopes of finishing

the Silmarillion.

Little tidbits...the corsairs of Umbar were renegade Gondorians of the kin-strife years.
A great column with a large crystal ball was once mounted on a highland in Umbar until thrown down by Sauron.
The northmen....later Rohirrim...were sometime untrustworthy allies.
The in-fighting would make for some terrific Shakespearian plays or inspired movies.
Some of the names remind me of Vedic names - Eldacar was born as Vinitharya........Northmen King Vidugavia.
Others have a Turkic/Iranian sound - Castamir.
"Soghdian mir = sun"
"Tharya is Name of a pious woman" in Arabic and "teary eyed" in Hindi. It is also the name of a dance in Hindi culture,


I have to assume Tolkien had some familiarity, maybe not extensive but at least knowledge of, with the Epic of Gilgamesh or The Bhagavad Gita.


(This post was edited by Eruonen on Sep 10 2017, 7:00pm)


Edit Log:
Post edited by Eruonen (Valinor) on Sep 10 2017, 6:58pm
Post edited by Eruonen (Valinor) on Sep 10 2017, 7:00pm


Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.