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Forum: The Books 08-25-2003, 09:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,775
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Let me briefly offer, if I may, the perspective...

Let me briefly offer, if I may, the perspective of one humble Physics undergraduate (me) on the issue of parallel universes.

The idea of parallel universes has its origin in the branch of physics...
Forum: The Books 06-10-2003, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,696
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Galadriel was not born in the first age; she was...

Galadriel was not born in the first age; she was born in Valinor during the Years of the Trees. According to the Annals of Aman Finarfin and Earwen were wedded in 1280 (years of the tress). The...
Forum: The Books 06-07-2003, 02:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Voronwe
Sting At least one elf did have servants - Eol the Dark...

At least one elf did have servants - Eol the Dark Elf:
Forum: The Books 06-02-2003, 05:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,787
Posted By Voronwe
Sting I don't remember anything like that occurring in...

I don't remember anything like that occurring in Paradise Lost.
Forum: The Books 05-01-2003, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,343
Posted By Voronwe
Sting I'd beware of using secondary sources (Atlases,...

I'd beware of using secondary sources (Atlases, Encylopedias, etc.) to draw conclusions about the geography of Arda. The ones by David Day, especially, are quite inaccurate.

There is only once set...
Forum: The Books 04-29-2003, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Wrong river, I'm afraid. Bilbo and the dwarves...

Wrong river, I'm afraid. Bilbo and the dwarves travelled to Esgaroth on the Forest River, which runs into the long lake. A look at one of the maps should hopefully make things clear.
Forum: The Books 03-13-2003, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By Voronwe
Sting For information on the inklings (including their...

For information on the inklings (including their respective professions), you may wish to look here (http://www.mythsoc.org/inklings.html).
Forum: The Books 03-08-2003, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,304
Posted By Voronwe
Sting You will find everything you could possibly want...

You will find everything you could possibly want to know in Unfinished Tales - The History of Galadriel and Celeborn, Appendix D, which is entitled 'The Port of Lond Daer'. It was not a city, as...
Forum: The Books 02-19-2003, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Thorondor (at that time called Thorndor), and the...

Thorondor (at that time called Thorndor), and the other eagles have a prominent part in The Fall of Gondolin - one of JRRT's earliest Middle Earth writings. Thorondor was also stated to have been a...
Forum: Haudh-en-Ndengin 02-10-2003, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,209
Posted By Voronwe
Sting It may not surprise you to learn that there's...

It may not surprise you to learn that there's already a thread on this (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=1&t=001804&p=).

[ February 10, 2003: Message edited by:...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-04-2003, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 97,393
Posted By Voronwe
Sting It's also stated that Celeborn was Elmo's...

It's also stated that Celeborn was Elmo's grandson. Apparently JRRT never really decided on Celeborn's ancestry. Whatever his parentage, we can probably assume that Celeborn and Elmo met in Doriath...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-04-2003, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 97,393
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Right then, I will ask: The Old Took ->...

Right then, I will ask:

The Old Took -> Elmo
Forum: Quiz Room 02-02-2003, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 97,393
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Legolas->Galadriel->Melian [ February 02,...

Legolas->Galadriel->Melian

[ February 02, 2003: Message edited by: Voronwe ]
Forum: Quotable Quotes 01-30-2003, 11:47 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 70,794
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Indeed, Russ. Proceed.

Indeed, Russ. Proceed.
Forum: Quotable Quotes 01-30-2003, 05:18 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 70,794
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Any other takers? I would hate to have killed off...

Any other takers? I would hate to have killed off this vererable thread. If no-one answers I will provide a clue.
Forum: Quotable Quotes 01-28-2003, 06:35 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 70,794
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Nope, not quite.

Nope, not quite.
Forum: Quotable Quotes 01-27-2003, 06:18 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 70,794
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Not a new face, merely an old face who has not...

Not a new face, merely an old face who has not visited the quotes forum for quite some time smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Quotable Quotes 01-27-2003, 05:45 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 70,794
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Edrahil to Felagund in Nargothrond is one.

Edrahil to Felagund in Nargothrond is one.
Forum: The Books 01-24-2003, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,954
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Tolkien's doctorate was an Honorary Doctorate of...

Tolkien's doctorate was an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Oxford University awarded in 1972. Interestingly enough, this was not for the Lord of the Rings, but for his academic work in Philology.
Forum: The Books 01-22-2003, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,870
Posted By Voronwe
Sting An excellent and highly interesting post. There...

An excellent and highly interesting post. There are two threads, this one (http://forum.barrowdowns.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=1&t=002717) and this one...
Forum: The Books 01-22-2003, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By Voronwe
Sting That part of the Silmarillion was written by...

That part of the Silmarillion was written by Christopher Tolkein and Guy Kay, and thus does not represent JRRT's view on the subject. There may, perhaps, be a reference to Melian's return to Valinor...
Forum: The Books 01-22-2003, 05:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,738
Posted By Voronwe
Sting The tale of Aragorn and Arwen, like the rest of...

The tale of Aragorn and Arwen, like the rest of The Lord of the Rings, is presented as part of the Red Book of Westmarch. The end of the Tale of Aragorn and Arwen reads thus:

Consider that...
Forum: The Books 01-19-2003, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By Voronwe
Sting Mt. Gundabad was originally a home of the...

Mt. Gundabad was originally a home of the Dwarves. Since it was the place where Durin the Deathless had awoken, it was a place of great importance to the Dwarves, and one at which assemblies of...
Forum: The Books 01-19-2003, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By Voronwe
Sting It cannot refer to the fall of Numenor, since the...

It cannot refer to the fall of Numenor, since the fall of Numenor had not yet taken place. The quote describes the reaction of the Men of Eriador when the first ships sailed back to Middle Earth from...
Forum: The Books 01-15-2003, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,340
Posted By Voronwe
Sting You're in luck, The Road Goes Ever On...

You're in luck, The Road Goes Ever On (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0007136552/qid=1042673124/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_0_1/202-8466872-2238210), by Tolkien and Donald Swann is just what you're...
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