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Forum: The Books 08-11-2022, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Tar Elenion
What does the Spanish translation make it say?

What does the Spanish translation make it say?
Forum: The Books 08-11-2022, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By Tar Elenion
Letter 131 is another source: "The remaining...

Letter 131 is another source:
"The remaining two Silmarils are regained from the Iron Crown only to be lost. The last two sons of Fanor, compelled by their oath, steal them, and are destroyed by...
Forum: The Movies 07-25-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
My guess is they don't really need to worry too...

My guess is they don't really need to worry too much about copyright violations, as there is some sort of 'case by case' agreement with the Estate. And Simon 'Jackson was too faithful to the books'...
Forum: The Movies 07-21-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
I did not say that. And it is disingenuous to...

I did not say that. And it is disingenuous to imply that I did. Is that what you are attempting?
Forum: The Movies 07-21-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
No more than pulling materials to invoke the sun...

No more than pulling materials to invoke the sun and moon not in existence.


It is clear that Tolkien deliberately revised the passage to have an extant sun and moon.


Then it would have been...
Forum: The Movies 07-16-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
I did already give references. See my post with...

I did already give references. See my post with the quotes.
Tie that in with Tolkien's deliberate revision of the Hobbit.
Forum: The Movies 07-16-2022, 04:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
Yes. I would rather they depicted the sun and...

Yes. I would rather they depicted the sun and moon in existence at the same time as the Two Trees as per LotR and The Hobbit.

Not having seen the contract, I don't know for sure.
My understanding...
Forum: The Movies 07-15-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
Correct, the show-runners are using something...

Correct, the show-runners are using something they don't have the rights to, and I am curious if it is due to ignorance on their part, or if they actually realize it and had to get permission from...
Forum: The Movies 07-15-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
The mythological creation of the Sun and Moon...

The mythological creation of the Sun and Moon from the Two Trees is not present in LotR or the Hobbit.
Tolkien deliberately revised the Hobbit to have an extant sun and moon while the High Elves...
Forum: The Movies 07-15-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
Mail is actually fairly quiet compared to plate...

Mail is actually fairly quiet compared to plate armour (unless it is just an individual piece).

You can see some comparisons done here (start about 4 minute mark):
...
Forum: The Movies 07-15-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
"3. Galadriel: "There had not yet been a...

"3. Galadriel: "There had not yet been a sunrise.""

A contradiction to The Hobbit (rev.) and Lord of the Rings.

"Though their [the Wood-elves] magic was strong, even in those days they were...
Forum: The Movies 07-12-2022, 01:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Tar Elenion
The show-runners (whom, I am informed by...

The show-runners (whom, I am informed by "experts" and "Professors", are intimately familiar with all of Tolkien's writings) are doing a little tiny insignificant bit of time compression (ca. 2000...
Forum: The Books 06-22-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,171
Posted By Tar Elenion
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: The Movies 06-17-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
Finrod is: "In Lindon south of the Lune dwelt...

Finrod is:
"In Lindon south of the Lune dwelt for a time Celeborn, kinsman of Thingol; his wife was Galadriel, greatest of Elven women. She was sister of Finrod Felagund, Friend-of-Men, once king of...
Forum: The Movies 06-15-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
The showrunners via the "Tolkien Professor" (OM&H...

The showrunners via the "Tolkien Professor" (OM&H 13), *Galadriel has PTSD. The "Tolkien Professor" says all her brothers (yes, though Amazon seems to be introducing a new brother) and her mother are...
Forum: The Movies 05-22-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
What I thought immediately upon hearing that... ...

What I thought immediately upon hearing that...
Unfortunately he has comments turned off on his videos.

I had been making time to respond* in some of his 'live chats' but missed this one.

* In...
Forum: The Movies 05-20-2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
Did you catch his latest episode of Other Minds...

Did you catch his latest episode of Other Minds and Hands (#10) where he gets all excited about the "Harfoots" and how maybe they could be further east in Rhun and migrate west and become Gollum's...
Forum: The Books 05-19-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,171
Posted By Tar Elenion
If you can, then many thanks,

If you can, then many thanks,
Forum: The Books 05-18-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,171
Posted By Tar Elenion
No access. If possible I would like to look at...

No access.
If possible I would like to look at what you came up with.
Forum: The Movies 05-18-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
'It's like some bizarre fan fascination. Tolkien...

'It's like some bizarre fan fascination. Tolkien never says female dwarves have beards.'
Forum: The Movies 05-18-2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
All shall love me an... or I will disparage you! ...

All shall love me an... or I will disparage you!
Even back in the heyday of the varied Tolkien forums, I considered TORN a trash site.
Forum: The Books 05-09-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Tar Elenion
52 From a letter to Christopher Tolkien 29...

52 From a letter to Christopher Tolkien 29 November 1943
[In the summer of 1943, Christopher, then aged eighteen, was called up into the Royal Air Force. When this letter was written, he was at a...
Forum: The Movies 04-18-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 117,612
Posted By Tar Elenion
In addition to Imrahil's "bright-burnished...

In addition to Imrahil's "bright-burnished vambrace that was upon his arm", there is this:
"'Alas! My axe is notched: the forty-second had an iron collar on his neck. How is it with you?'"
and:...
Forum: The Books 07-05-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,325
Posted By Tar Elenion
I think I addressed that when I said mostly does...

I think I addressed that when I said mostly does not equal all. But yes, I think it is safe to assume that Galadriel was not a warrior. I think it quite safe to assume that in purely physical combat,...
Forum: The Books 07-05-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,325
Posted By Tar Elenion
Exactly. To much stock can be put in the...

Exactly. To much stock can be put in the superlatives.
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Your quote from the note reads to me in this way: "especially Elrond" refers to him, like Galadriel, with conceptions of being able...
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