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Forum: The Books 05-20-2020, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Entirely possible! My theory that it isn't is...

Entirely possible! My theory that it isn't is based on two (maybe three) points:

1. There's no text placing a Sindarin-speaking population in that area. Gondor exerted at least theoretical...
Forum: The Books 05-20-2020, 04:34 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
My memory is that the Silm generally takes the...

My memory is that the Silm generally takes the Valinorean position of using "Eldar" specifically to refer to the Calaquendi + Sindar, so this would still fit.

Another thought which has occurred:...
Forum: The Books 05-19-2020, 02:39 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
HME XII 391. However, these "Late Writings" also...

HME XII 391. However, these "Late Writings" also mention, in slightly greater detail, the sojourn of the Peoples of Beor and Marach (Hador) on the shores of the Sea of Rhun during their much later...
Forum: The Books 05-13-2020, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Oh, well spotted! So although Tolkien was...

Oh, well spotted! So although Tolkien was probably just following his usual practice of stealing older names for the new map, this does mean we can assume there are beech-trees around the Sea of Rhun...
Forum: The Books 10-01-2019, 05:17 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Last night I pulled out my phone microscope and...

Last night I pulled out my phone microscope and took some closeups of the map, to see if I could draw out any more details. I was all set to post them, but: I've found an absolutely huge scan of the...
Forum: The Books 08-14-2019, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
This is beautiful. :) Given the ephemeral nature...

This is beautiful. :) Given the ephemeral nature of these notes, it can't be considered canon-canon - but as Tolkien's only known thoughts on the forest, it should probably be held as 'true' under...
Forum: The Books 03-20-2019, 04:18 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
And if you follow the map eastward from Hithlum,...

And if you follow the map eastward from Hithlum, you wind up at the long Lake Helevorn (which Tolkien Gateway cites Parma Eldalamberon XVII as saying might have originally had a dwarvish name), at...
Forum: The Books 03-19-2019, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Findegil: neat! I had a play with Ambarkanta V...

Findegil: neat! I had a play with Ambarkanta V and the finished LotR map at one point, but didn't think of carrying through to this one and the Silmarillion map. (I wound up with the Orocarni...
Forum: The Books 02-24-2019, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Huinesoron
Pipe The First Lord of the Rings Map - new discoveries in the East

In HoME 7, The Treason of Isengard, Christopher Tolkien redraws his father's original working map of The Lord of the Rings. He goes over the different parts of it in great detail, excluding only the...
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