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Forum: The Books 01-07-2016, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Arvegil145
Sting To start off...I don't understand this drive to...

To start off...I don't understand this drive to put The Lord of the Rings as the pinnacle of J.R.R. Tolkien's works; and an unchanging zealous commitment to it.

Why not make a few (relatively)...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-07-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 155
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Posted By Arvegil145
Question I was wondering (rereading Gilfanon's Tale) - are...

I was wondering (rereading Gilfanon's Tale) - are Nuin, Ermon, and Elmir still valid in the later mythology - are they "canon"? I find the story (or at least the fragments of it that were actually...
Forum: The Books 10-07-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Arvegil145
The Ring BETRAYED Isildur...then it BETRAYED...

The Ring BETRAYED Isildur...then it BETRAYED Déagol...then it BETRAYED Gollum...

Remember the Two Watchers guarding the entrance into the tower of Cirith Ungol - although they are clearly statues,...
Forum: The Books 10-05-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Arvegil145
Eye (Again) to Faramir Jones

I think you misunderstood me, or at least I have not made my position clear on the matter.

My thought was that, although Tom was not "effectively" influenced by the Ring, he was still somehow...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-05-2015, 12:24 PM
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Posted By Arvegil145
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-02-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Arvegil145
Narya Humanity knew that the world was round since (at...

Humanity knew that the world was round since (at least) the time of Eratosthenes. And concerning the Númenóreans, they were said by Tolkien himself to have been more alike to the Firstborn (the...
Forum: The Books 10-02-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,908
Posted By Arvegil145
Narya To Faramir Jones

Concerning the notion that the Ring has no power over Tom, I think many are mistaken in that view. Tom is neutral. He desires nothing. He is like a walking, talking, singing personification of...
Forum: The Books 10-02-2015, 04:19 AM
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Posted By Arvegil145
I think that Sam described the nature of...

I think that Sam described the nature of Lothlorien better than anyone could ever do - it is simply girted and filled altogether with Elven enchantment. Something like Rivendell, but more potent. It...
Forum: The Books 10-01-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,908
Posted By Arvegil145
Leaf Alas! that I missed the sixties.;) Turning...

Alas! that I missed the sixties.;)

Turning to the three chapters dealing with Tom in the FOTR, I enjoyed them very much (unlike many others who did not find them as pleasant as I did) and their...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 10-01-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 155
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Posted By Arvegil145
Narya One thing (among many others) that kept me...

One thing (among many others) that kept me delayed for so long is the fact that I have some doubts considering the entire project. First off, the matter of the Myths Transformed and the round world...
Forum: The Books 10-01-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,500
Posted By Arvegil145
Hello, master Jallanite! I have long delayed...

Hello, master Jallanite!

I have long delayed the response to your insolent and pompous statement.

You see...I DO use the ALT-codes when writing the names of say, FinwË or ThÉoden, but the...
Forum: The Books 09-29-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,908
Posted By Arvegil145
Boots To me, at least, the entire "Bombadil chapters"...

To me, at least, the entire "Bombadil chapters" sound like Gandalf put some bad weed to Tom and Goldberry ;) In any case, the chapters about Bombadil, Old Man Willow and the Barrow-wights seem to me...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-28-2015, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Arvegil145
White Tree Hello! and sorry for the long delay. I was...

Hello! and sorry for the long delay.

I was actually considering replacing Herendil with Elendur before, and it would also add some nice info about Elendur - the most like in mind and body to his...
Forum: The Books 09-22-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,475
Posted By Arvegil145
Sting It is also interesting to note that, despite...

It is also interesting to note that, despite Túrin's pride and arrogance, he managed to destroy only 1/3 of the remaining Elven kingdoms (not directly, of course).

It was actually Húrin himself...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-22-2015, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Arvegil145
Narya "Shibboleth" is certainly later. From around...

"Shibboleth" is certainly later. From around 1968. Problem is (perhaps not that much of a problem, if we manage to find a convincing solution) that the "Shibboleth" has the greater 144 solar years =...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-21-2015, 11:18 PM
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Views: 15,098
Posted By Arvegil145
What about the additions from "The Shibboleth of...

What about the additions from "The Shibboleth of Fëanor" and the "Laws and Custom of the Eldar"?

Also, "The Converse of Manwë and Eru"? It would expand the sub-chapter "Of Finwë and Míriel"...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-21-2015, 12:33 AM
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Posted By Arvegil145
One more character came to my mind while I was...

One more character came to my mind while I was rereading the Lost Tales: Ainairos - although he doesn't come until later - should he be kept? I don't see a reason why he shouldn't.
Forum: The Books 09-20-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,475
Posted By Arvegil145
White Tree Turning to the debate again - if Morgoth could...

Turning to the debate again - if Morgoth could actually curse Húrin and his kin - to the extent of completely devastating them AND 4 realms along the side, it begs the question of why he couldn't...
Forum: The Books 09-20-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,475
Posted By Arvegil145
Hahahahahaha...no...BUT I'M SURE I'M GOING TO...

Hahahahahaha...no...BUT I'M SURE I'M GOING TO KILL SOMETHING! :mad: (don't worry, I won't). I was working on the Translations from the Elvish, revising some chapters for hours and hours - and...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-20-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,064
Posted By Arvegil145
White Tree OK - I finally finished the Númenórean stuff, and...

OK - I finally finished the Númenórean stuff, and I will now propose an outline for it. Yet I still have to think more about the Middle-earth of the Second and Third Age.



Perhaps it may look a...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-20-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,064
Posted By Arvegil145
White-Hand Actually, the more do I look into it, the more I...

Actually, the more do I look into it, the more I feel reluctant to include those chapters into the work.

1) Isildur was born in SA 3209 - and according to "Aldarion and Erendis" Aldarion was at...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,064
Posted By Arvegil145
Pipe I am also currently revising the Second and Third...

I am also currently revising the Second and Third Age material, and like I said, I will propose an outline for it as soon as I may (detailed, mind you).


P.S. One more question (two actually):...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,064
Posted By Arvegil145
I have tidied up the story in a way, which (to me...

I have tidied up the story in a way, which (to me at least) seems pretty nice. I have added at the end a note which says that the rest of the story was lost - and that the fate of Tal-Elmar and the...
Forum: The Books 09-18-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,475
Posted By Arvegil145
Eye Túrin was proud - overproud. He brought his...

Túrin was proud - overproud. He brought his "curse" upon himself - or if we want to go "cosmic", then Ilúvatar himself "cursed him".

The TIME is no different than the SPACE - it has its...
Forum: Translations from the Elvish - Public Forum 09-18-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,600
Posted By Arvegil145
What about adding the Note on the "Language of...

What about adding the Note on the "Language of the Valar" in the Valaquenta? I think it would be a nice addition.
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