The Barrow-Downs Discussion Forum


Visit The *EVEN NEWER* Barrow-Downs Photo Page

Go Back   The Barrow-Downs Discussion Forum > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 35
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Adanadhel
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 05-26-2003, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,869
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Thanks Bill... here I am looking through home for...

Thanks Bill... here I am looking through home for hours... smilies/biggrin.gif
Forum: The Books 05-26-2003, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Legolas, that is one of my favorite letters. ...

Legolas, that is one of my favorite letters.

"In his actual presence none but a very few of equal stature could have hoped withhold it from him. Of 'Mortals" no one, not even Aragorn." ......
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 05-26-2003, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,869
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Voralphion, Where is this info about Uruk...

Voralphion,

Where is this info about Uruk Hai from? How do you know that they were not bred by Saruman?

The only thing I can find is from Morgoth's Ring:

"There is no doubt that long...
Forum: The Books 04-07-2003, 07:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,792
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Tolkien borrowed the idea of naming swords (and...

Tolkien borrowed the idea of naming swords (and many other ideas) from Beowulf.

The Hobbit is very close in storyline to Beowulf's last battle with the dragon.

There is even a scene in Beowulf...
Forum: The Books 04-07-2003, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting More useless knowledge form a topic often...

More useless knowledge form a topic often discussed... but it is one of my favorites.

The question is not where were they, but where are they.

1. Orthanc Stone - In Minas Tirith, with Aragorn....
Forum: The Books 03-27-2003, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting If Sauron recovered the one Lorien would...

If Sauron recovered the one Lorien would certainly fall (all of ME would.) But if the one was lost again, or was destroyed she could have used the Elessar to maintain the magic of Lorien, just as...
Forum: The Books 03-19-2003, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,314
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Wow, I never meant this idea to start a new...

Wow, I never meant this idea to start a new thread.

I think we have to be careful to differentiate power from wisdom. Galadriel passes the test from/because of her wisdom. She knows the risks...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-18-2003, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,440
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting It is interesting that when discussing elves, we...

It is interesting that when discussing elves, we seem to think that they never grow in power.

What does it mean for Galadriel to be Melian's pupil 7,000 years ago? Can she have learned more? ...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-17-2003, 11:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,413
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting dininziliel, As far as the Half-elven...

dininziliel,

As far as the Half-elven understanding mortality better than full elves, I think Davem refers just to those who chose to be elves. Obviously those that chose man have a complete...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-13-2003, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,992
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Anyone who states for certain that they know who...

Anyone who states for certain that they know who the members of the white council were, are going to have to start to give page references and/or direct quotes to back it up.

As far as I know,...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-12-2003, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,992
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting We will never know who sat on the white council....

We will never know who sat on the white council. I have always thought it must also have included other prominent elves... Celeborn, Cirdan, Gorfindel, Thranduil?

I always envisioned the white...
Forum: The Books 03-12-2003, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting I think Sauron must have known of the Istari,...

I think Sauron must have known of the Istari, both becuase of their long lifesapn and because of his alliance with Saruman through the palantir.

A note on human wizards from Tolien's Letters...
Forum: The Books 03-09-2003, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting ummmmm, no Morgoth... please see my post above.

ummmmm, no Morgoth... please see my post above.
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-09-2003, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,698
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting The dwarves didn't make anything. They used...

The dwarves didn't make anything. They used their rings for monetary gain.
Forum: The Books 03-09-2003, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting The two stories about the origin of the Elessar: ...

The two stories about the origin of the Elessar:

1. Gandalf broguht it back from the West.
2. Celebrimbor made another Elessar for Galadriel, simialr to the one Earendil brought to the West.
...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-09-2003, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,698
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting The seven dwarven rings were the weakest, not the...

The seven dwarven rings were the weakest, not the nine.
Forum: The Books 03-09-2003, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,026
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Very sorry... very sorry... here is the map...

Very sorry... very sorry...

here is the map link combing the 1st and 3rd ages:
http://www.geocities.com/otsoandor/Bel_Eri.htm

As far as this question:

"Where does it say in those books?"...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-06-2003, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,503
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting UT states that Gandalf's intention in motivating...

UT states that Gandalf's intention in motivating the Quest for Erebor, were two-fold.

1. He wanted to rid the north of Smaug, a potential weapon of Sauron and
2. He knew a dwarf kingdom in...
Forum: The Books 03-06-2003, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Is it better than Humphrey Carpenter's Bio? That...

Is it better than Humphrey Carpenter's Bio? That was so good (and informative) I can't imagine a better one!
Forum: The Books 03-06-2003, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,026
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting It is also verified in "The Shaping of Middle...

It is also verified in "The Shaping of Middle Earth" - repeatedly.

Here is a link that overlaps ME in the 1st and 3rd age. It identifies common geography. It is not perfect but it is the best I...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 03-03-2003, 09:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,474
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting I hate the Noldor! Look at all the evil they...

I hate the Noldor! Look at all the evil they did! Did you actually say they were forced to steal the Ships!?!?!?!? Talk about revisionist history!

A comment on Vanyar works/creations. The only...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 02-25-2003, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,625
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Good Topic. I wonder about Gimli. The...

Good Topic.

I wonder about Gimli. The dwarves had the power to resist the effects of the dwarven rings. They never turned into wraiths (much to Sauron's dismay). The one ring was much stronger...
Forum: The Books 02-24-2003, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Don't forget the legend that the royal family of...

Don't forget the legend that the royal family of Dol Amroth also had elvish blood (by Legolas and UT). Imrazor or Galador & Mithrellas or even Nimrodel herself?
Forum: The Books 02-21-2003, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting The Sindar are a sub-group of Teleri, so he could...

The Sindar are a sub-group of Teleri, so he could be both (Teleri and Sindar, not Noldor)...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-19-2003, 01:13 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 25,986
Posted By Adanadhel
Sting Actually my sig is the best way to identify me. ...

Actually my sig is the best way to identify me. Yes, it is the kinks song reworked. It started out as a joke, then just expanded. I reowrked the whole song on another board (TWC). It is amazing...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 35

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:02 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.