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Roger Garland's painting "Thu as Wolf More Great"

Eruonen
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Sep 20 2012, 9:02pm


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always intrigued me because I could not find the name in the Silmarillion. It appears he was delving into other works...Lost Tales etc. Howeever, BOLT indicates "Tu" the wizard of fay who became King of the Dark Elves...Replaced by Tuvo...Lord of Gloaming.
Where is the wolf connection?

As I posted under the Warg discussion in The Hobbit forum....

http://lotr.wikia.com/...&fulltext=Search

"Tu
later became Thu, who was later Sauron."


http://tvtropes.org/...HistoryOfMiddleEarth

"Sauron grew from a combination of three characters from the Lost Tales - he has the name of the wizard Tu (Tu - Thu - Thaur - Thauron - Sauron), the position of Fankil/Fangli (The Dragon to Melko), and the narrative role of Tevildo Prince of Cats in The Tale of Tinuviel."

When Sauron, as a werewolf fights Huan this was
probably his form.

http://www.theonering.com/...-great-roger-garland

Ted Nasmith drew the fight but he used the name "Wolf-Sauron" and he appears more werewolfish / demon in the rendering.
http://tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Wolf-Sauron

Doen anyone know the reference for Thu or Tu as Sauron in one of the texts?


(This post was edited by Eruonen on Sep 20 2012, 9:08pm)

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Roger Garland's painting "Thu as Wolf More Great" Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Sep 20 2012, 9:02pm
    I'm afraid I don't Ziggy Stardust Send a private message to Ziggy Stardust Sep 21 2012, 1:49am
    Thu Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Sep 21 2012, 3:43am
    See also HoMe III, The Lays of Beleriand, "The Lay of Leithian." Tweezers of Thu Send a private message to Tweezers of Thu Sep 21 2012, 12:20pm
        Ahhh, there it is...thanks.... Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Sep 21 2012, 2:11pm
            Just in sound - Thu reminds be of Lovecracft's Cthulhu Eruonen Send a private message to Eruonen Sep 21 2012, 2:41pm

 
 
 

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