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Forum: The Movies 11-21-2009, 12:16 PM
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Views: 2,689
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
News on Dec. 8

The one is reporting that they recieved an e-mail stating that "something is coming" on Dec. 8 and to keep an eye on on that day.
Since the information will be posted...
Forum: The Books 02-12-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,385
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Good and Evil

1. What is meant by "good" and "evil"?
No question is more important in philosophy, philosophy means love of wisdom, wisdom enables one to live well, this implies a doctrine of goodness to pursue,...
Forum: The Books 01-31-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,385
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Places Part II: Rohan- Gray Havens

Rohan: They are rugged people, cautious, well disciplined, men and their horses are one, fear in the land, melancholy sense in the royal house, a place that should be restored.
Fangorn: Treebeard is...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,385
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Places: Lecture I: The Shire - Isengard

It is the opinion of my philosophy professor that in Lord of the Rings the places are just as important as the characters.
There was a "genius" of the places which menas the guardian or spirit of a...
Forum: The Books 01-29-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,385
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Biography of Tolkien

Sorry I have not posted the next lecture before now. The next lecture was a biography of Professor Tolkien. Since I am sure most of the people here know most of his life I will just mention those...
Forum: The Books 01-24-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,385
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Lord of the Rings and Philosophy @ Concordia University Wisconsin

This semester I am taking a class called the Lord of the Rings and Philosophy. The required books are: The Lord of the Rings, The Tolkien Reader, The Silmarillion, and The Philosophy of Tolkien....
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 02-19-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,646
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
A Norwegian skier named Frodo

While watching the Olympics I saw a skier from Norway whose first name is Frode. I did some searching and found out that the name means the same thing as Frodo, so in a sense his name is Frodo.
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 12-06-2005, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,904
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Are Elves tall or short

I thought the people on this board might get a chuckle out of today's foxtrot.
Forum: The Books 12-01-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,861
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Right now in my world literature class we are...

Right now in my world literature class we are studying Don Quixote. Today my professor said that the word errant, as in Knight Errant, means a wanderer, someone on a mission, looking for glory, etc....
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-25-2005, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,192
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Came up with this idea just a little while ago

I do not know how I came up with this idea except it has a connection with a topic I was thinking of posting.
It is my opinion that the Valar for the most part abandoned Middle Earth after they set...
Forum: The Movies 11-16-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,422
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
He's name is Sadwyn Brophy. (I looked it up on...

He's name is Sadwyn Brophy. (I looked it up on the internet movie database.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-14-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,281
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
King Thorin's sister's name

I just finished reading Dante's inferno for my world literature class and I came across a name that could be considered disturbing considering the title I gave this thread. In the last canto the two...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 11-06-2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
This one is kind of strange but I thought I would...

This one is kind of strange but I thought I would mention it as it might be good for a few chuckles. Last Monday when President Bush was giving his introductory speech for Judge Alito, I noticed...
Forum: The Movies 08-21-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,019
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Something I noticed last night when watching the...

Something I noticed last night when watching the Fellowship of the Ring on TNT: When the Fellowship was being formed when Aragorn joined up Gandalf winked at Elrond.
Forum: The Movies 08-20-2005, 10:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,488
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
I do not know why either because I saw the...

I do not know why either because I saw the Fellowship of the Ring extended version first, then the Two Towers theatrical version, then read the books ( I was in the middle of the Hobbit when the Two...
Forum: The Books 08-19-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,575
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
How much did the Hobbits really abhor adventure?

I raise this question because while looking at the hobbit family trees in the back of "The Return of the King", I noticed that at least two of the three daughters of the Old Took that whent with...
Forum: The Movies 08-15-2005, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,606
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Interested in the indie version

Oddwen do you know of where I can buy that version? Amazon?
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 08-05-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,293
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Yes I noticed that one evening Douglas was...

Yes I noticed that one evening Douglas was reading the Hobbit. Although I would not have known it was the Hobbit if I had not recoginzed the orignal cover of the first printing ( and subsequent...
Forum: The Books 07-28-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,435
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
The love of Eärendil

I have noticed that the loves of Lúthien and Beren, Aragorn and Arwen are very much admired on this board for the sacrifices made. It does not seem to be brought up at least very often of the...
Forum: The Movies 07-28-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,011
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Burning Bodies like the heathen kings

There was a line like that in the movie that Denethor said that he would burn his and Faramir's bodies like the heathen kings. I could not find an exact line like that in the Return of the King...
Forum: The Movies 07-25-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,207
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
They have completed the casting for the musical. ...

They have completed the casting for the musical. Here is an article from the webstie for my morning paper. For those who live in the Seattle area it think it will probably be in tomorrows paper....
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-20-2005, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,814
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
[QUOTE=Bêthberry]Gosh, Dûrbelethwen , the way...

[QUOTE=Bêthberry]Gosh, Dûrbelethwen , the way you describe that reminds me alot more of Star Wars than of Tolkien, with the twins and all.
The twins part came from the original book which had a...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 06-16-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,814
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Numenoren kings and the end of Disney's Biambi

Watching Biambi a couple of weeks ago, while watching the ending, I noticed how similar the great Prince's death was to the deaths of the Numenoren kings. For those who want context. Biambi's...
Forum: The Books 06-16-2005, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,451
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Ainur marriages and what comes after

I know most of the Valar were married and Professor Tolkien mentions at least one Maiar couple. I also read in another thread that originally the Maiar were supposed to be the descendants of the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 06-06-2005, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,938
Posted By Dûrbelethwen
Tolkien needlework

Does anyone know if there are any places were I could buy needlework of pictures from the books or of drawings that Pofessor Tolkien did? I do needlework occasionly and am looking for a new project...
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