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Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 12-24-2003, 12:37 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting 'Maelor' was used in the LQI (HoME 10) and in...

'Maelor' was used in the LQI (HoME 10) and in some notes which deal with Celebrimbor's lineage, which was given in the appendix to 'Of Dwarves and Men'. Both pre-date 'The Shibboleth of Fëanor (HoME...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 11-07-2003, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting I know there is always dreaming, but the...

I know there is always dreaming, but the possiblity of such a thing taking place, or of C.T approving is slim. Unless we put a gun to head that is. smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 11-07-2003, 08:52 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Yes-but one wonders why the word -ros has two...

Yes-but one wonders why the word -ros has two entirely different meanings? Tolkien comments on this in the Problem or Ros.

Of course we could just say that -ros had two unconnected meanings,...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-31-2003, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Just a query-can anyone suggest what Tolkien...

Just a query-can anyone suggest what Tolkien entailed in his 'revision' to the duel between Glorfindel and the Balrog? (Presumably he was happy with the Ecthelion and Gothmog battle, though of course...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-31-2003, 07:42 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting The change from ‘ros’ to ‘ron’ was not in light...

The change from ‘ros’ to ‘ron’ was not in light of the change of ‘ros’ from Sindarin to Bëorian (Well, not fully so) but the Sindarin meaning of ‘Ros’ as “spray; spindrift” which had been fixed by...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-30-2003, 04:28 AM
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting In the 'Shibboleth of Fëanor' Tolkien was looking...

In the 'Shibboleth of Fëanor' Tolkien was looking at the 'translations' of the Quenya names of the Finwëans into the Sindarin names. He concluded that 'Maedros' was a combination of Maedros's...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-29-2003, 05:08 PM
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Views: 16,218
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Name Changes?

Just like to discuss a few name changes, if I may.

First of all 'Mahtan' as the name of Nerdanel's father. This is encountered in LQ II. (This, is I think, though I cant be bothered to check the...
Forum: The Books 10-20-2003, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,417
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Finwëans That Never Were

In his compiling of the Published Silmarillion, C.T made many alterations from ideas put forward by his father in various essays that contradicted long-running ideas in his fathers work. Some made...
Forum: The Books 09-05-2003, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,990
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting They went to M-E to wrest the Jewels off Morgoth....

They went to M-E to wrest the Jewels off Morgoth. They were fighting a war and M-E was war ravaged. Elven Men presumably were better at ruling during war-time. This was why the Numenorean law of...
Forum: The Books 09-03-2003, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,990
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting There were no 'High Queens' for the Noldor. The...

There were no 'High Queens' for the Noldor. The passage about Idril being Tugon's heir aries, at once point Aredhel tells Maeglin that Turgon had no heir. If there were Noldorin high-queens then...
Forum: The Books 08-19-2003, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Thats because it isn't. Eressea was level...

Thats because it isn't.

Eressea was level with Beleriand.



The quote is from Last writings(HoME 12) Speaking of Cirdan, looking at to sea.
Forum: The Books 08-18-2003, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,439
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Part of Tar-nu-fuin, the forest on Dorthonion...

Part of Tar-nu-fuin, the forest on Dorthonion also remains no called Tol Fuin,which roughly translates, I think aa 'island of darkness' or something similar. You can see the island Tol Fuin in the...
Forum: The Books 08-18-2003, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting I believe it was Celeborn not Galadriel who calls...

I believe it was Celeborn not Galadriel who calls him 'eldest'.
Forum: The Books 08-18-2003, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting The Steward and King; LoTR They also went on...

The Steward and King; LoTR

They also went on horses to the Grey Havens. smilies/wink.gif Most problably when going to Edhellond Amroth and Nimrodel and their company rode on horse too, though...
Forum: The Books 08-18-2003, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting The Valar acted at exactly the right-time, they...

The Valar acted at exactly the right-time, they knew of Earendil, and those of them who had a great enough understanding of the Music would know that with Morgoth’s fall would come the Dominion of...
Forum: The Books 08-18-2003, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,807
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting I think she was reffering to the 'Woses' the...

I think she was reffering to the 'Woses' the 'Southernly Branch' of the Druedain, who were held to be the first Men to cross the Anduin. The only reference I can find is in Tal-Elmar (HoME 12) where...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-18-2003, 04:52 AM
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Views: 1,649
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting The idea of Valinorean pro-creation is evident in...

The idea of Valinorean pro-creation is evident in the writings of the prose versions of the Silmarillion, and for example, Eonwe, is reffered to as 'Fionwe' son of Manwe in the BoLT's Quenta's of...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2003, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Narya and Vilya were given to Gil-Galad. He in...

Narya and Vilya were given to Gil-Galad. He in turn gave them to Cirdan and Elrond eiether before he was marching out for the Last Alliance, or sometime before then, though both Elrond and Cirdan...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2003, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,101
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting OriginallyMelkor was the most powerful being in...

OriginallyMelkor was the most powerful being in Ea (Apart from Eru)

Myths Transformed; HoME 10

But, he began to squander his strength upon Arda, so that all of it, excpect for Valinor, for a...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2003, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Although we hear several 'prayers' to the Valar (...

Although we hear several 'prayers' to the Valar ( note Damrod's request that the Valr 'turn aside' the Mumakil) we still get the impression that Eru is acknowledge as the 'supreme authority' by those...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2003, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Note, on your quote on destroying Minas Morgul,...

Note, on your quote on destroying Minas Morgul, it was a sugggestion of Imrahil and others that they should 'take' Minas Morgul, which would have been by and large been emptied out in the Battle of...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2003, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,807
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting On Beorn, in Of Dwarves and Men(HoME 12) we learn...

On Beorn, in Of Dwarves and Men(HoME 12) we learn that a lot of the Marachain tribes dedcided to remain in Mirkwood or in between the River Carnen and the Sea of Rhun, where in the Problem of...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2003, 03:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,478
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting We see several examples of 'far reaching'...

We see several examples of 'far reaching' military technology, in M-E , and it seems that it is the 'evil' races who tend to come up with the technological advances;

Over Hill and Under Hill; The...
Forum: The Books 08-17-2003, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,812
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Just like to point out that most/all the sources...

Just like to point out that most/all the sources on Moria in the F.A/Durin VII are given here, eiether in the actual Appendix A or the Making of Appendix A (HoME 12) or in the Epilouge (HoME 9)which...
Forum: The Books 08-16-2003, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,794
Posted By Inderjit Sanghera
Sting Bombadil seems to have been in Arda from the...

Bombadil seems to have been in Arda from the start the Ents seem to be the first race that entered Arda, Treebeard was the oldest of the 'Ents' as a race, whilst Tom was a individual a intentional...
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