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Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-15-2018, 11:30 PM
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Posted By ArcusCalion
I do see your point, but all the same, I would...

I do see your point, but all the same, I would propose a difference. If the uncertain nature of the text and its construction as an analytical text by an in-universe author making speculative...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-14-2018, 04:01 PM
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Posted By ArcusCalion
I have some minor comments, most of which remove...

I have some minor comments, most of which remove any 'commentative' or 'ambiguous' wording left in after Fin's edits. I think in Fin's draft it is presented as someone making conjectures about what...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-14-2018, 03:35 PM
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Posted By ArcusCalion
BL-HL-11: I am loathe to put this here, as I have...

BL-HL-11: I am loathe to put this here, as I have said before. In Appendix B to LotR we have this statement: This seems to me to be statement we would be contradicting by adopting his later change....
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-14-2018, 03:04 PM
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Posted By ArcusCalion
Here is how I edited the Elessar, which I think...

Here is how I edited the Elessar, which I think we should give, since we have no reason to leave it out. We all agreed that the version with Olorin was not correct, and that the version of...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-14-2018, 02:55 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By ArcusCalion
AE-SL-43/44: Why do we need a reason? The rules...

AE-SL-43/44: Why do we need a reason? The rules are very clear, if there are two competing versions of the same story, and both have equal validity, we choose one based on aesthetics and a consensus...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-13-2018, 11:01 AM
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Posted By ArcusCalion
Firstly, In my version of the story, I placed the...

Firstly, In my version of the story, I placed the second part of the Elessar text at the very beginning of this chapter. This may not be the best place for it, but there are few other places it can...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-13-2018, 10:33 AM
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Posted By ArcusCalion
This all looks good, I only found one other...

This all looks good, I only found one other addition while I was editing The Rivers and Beacon Hills of Gondor and I placed it at the very end of the third paragraph:
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-10-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By ArcusCalion
BY-HL-07: I would prefer the '****' instead of...

BY-HL-07: I would prefer the '****' instead of the subheading.

AE-SL-43/44: I was basing it off of the rules of the project: My main worry is that this idea of two versions is not built into...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-10-2018, 01:45 PM
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Posted By ArcusCalion
That's fine, as long as it is placed somewhere.

That's fine, as long as it is placed somewhere.
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-09-2018, 03:14 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By ArcusCalion
Excellent chapter! Anything to which I do not...

Excellent chapter! Anything to which I do not respond, I agree with.

AE-SL-05: This footnote is actually Christopher's, and feels too commentative. I agree that the information is worth keeping,...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-09-2018, 02:01 PM
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Views: 111
Posted By ArcusCalion
Anything to which I do not respond, I agree. ...

Anything to which I do not respond, I agree.

Many of my comments stem from The History of the Akkalabeth in HoME 12. In this, CT lays out all the differences between the published version and the...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-09-2018, 01:38 PM
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Views: 233
Posted By ArcusCalion
I like that, this works best.

I like that, this works best.
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-09-2018, 12:13 PM
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Views: 31,779
Posted By ArcusCalion
No worries Aiwendil, life happens! You may have...

No worries Aiwendil, life happens! You may have noticed that Fin and I are starting on the Second Age drafts in the time being, but when you return we will stop and review.
Forum: The Books 05-08-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By ArcusCalion
It's at the end of the first section of Volume 9,...

It's at the end of the first section of Volume 9, Sauron Defeated.
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-06-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By ArcusCalion
I do agree that we need a full discussion on the...

I do agree that we need a full discussion on the matter. Gondowe and I are both in agreement that the Appendices (A and B at least) must be used in the drafts of this Volume. Aiwendil and Lindil have...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-06-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By ArcusCalion
SP-SL-03.5: If it is used later on, then I think...

SP-SL-03.5: If it is used later on, then I think it is fine to leave it the way you had it.

SP-SL-04: Sounds good, I will leave it in Volume 3.

SP-SL-07: I agree that it is beneficial to...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-06-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By ArcusCalion
I did not wish to make a new thread for this, but...

I did not wish to make a new thread for this, but I have some suggestions for little prefaces for The Black Years and The Fading Years.

For The Black Years:

For The Fading Years:

I think...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-06-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By ArcusCalion
I will respond to each point raised by Fin in...

I will respond to each point raised by Fin in order. Any to which I do not respond, I agree with.

SP-SL-03: This looks good, but perhaps we should include the bit from Dwarves and Men, footnote...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 05-05-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By ArcusCalion
In my editing for the Fading Years, I used almost...

In my editing for the Fading Years, I used almost all of Appendix A in order to do so, as I explained in the Outline thread. During this, I found a piece that I think fits best right at the very...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 04-30-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By ArcusCalion
no worries! ;)

no worries! ;)
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 04-30-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By ArcusCalion
While you may be correct as to Tolkien's...

While you may be correct as to Tolkien's intentions behind the revision, you are also right in saying the goals of the project may not align with this. As Tolkien never laid such an intention out...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 04-29-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By ArcusCalion
I think both of these passages which concern the...

I think both of these passages which concern the lordship of Eregion allow for an interpretation in sync with "Concerning Galadriel and Celeborn." Neither text says who founded Eregion, and both only...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 04-28-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By ArcusCalion
What are the entries you mean? I can check my...

What are the entries you mean? I can check my copy and see if I have any opinions to offer.
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 04-27-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,169
Posted By ArcusCalion
Greetings! As to the first post that addition is...

Greetings! As to the first post that addition is splendid and I'm so glad we don't have to use the scantier version from the Sil77, so thank you for finding that!

As to the timeline, as you say,...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 02-26-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 31,779
Posted By ArcusCalion
Aiwendil, we had proposed two alternative paths...

Aiwendil, we had proposed two alternative paths of discussion: doing all the shorter, easier chapters first, or doing the harder, more difficult chapters first. If we go with the former, then the...
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