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Forum: The Books 03-29-2022, 02:43 PM
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Posted By James the Just
Happy Yestarë!

Happy Yestarë!
Forum: The Books 02-18-2022, 12:14 PM
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Views: 1,379
Posted By James the Just
So Melkor almost wiped us out right from the...

So Melkor almost wiped us out right from the beginning. No wonder no one could find us for some time.
Elves aren't exactly immortal. Some of the nobility age at only 1/144th the rate of humans. ...
Forum: The Books 02-17-2022, 03:29 PM
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Posted By James the Just
Well, let's see. The first year of the First age...

Well, let's see. The first year of the First age of the Sun was 13,500 BP. This would apparently start an age of exploration. For example, the Clovis Culture came on the scene right around then...
Forum: The Books 02-16-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By James the Just
Ages of the Valinor and the Ice Ages.

The Annals of Aman take us deep into the past, especially if we assume a Valian Year is 144 of our own. What was it like back then? Here are some charts that can give us an idea with a quick...
Forum: The Books 02-16-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By James the Just
To suggest that there is censorship of this sort...

To suggest that there is censorship of this sort is to spread misinformation. Your account has been suspended for violating terms of service.
Forum: The Books 02-14-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,156
Posted By James the Just
I'm not quite sure what you mean. Can you give...

I'm not quite sure what you mean. Can you give me an example?
Forum: The Books 02-09-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,810
Posted By James the Just
Since islands have a tendency to sink somewhat...

Since islands have a tendency to sink somewhat during warm periods when the sea level is higher I wonder if he meant that the Edain reached Númenor just before the beginning of the next (and last)...
Forum: The Books 02-07-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,799
Posted By James the Just
It very well could be, thanks to Huinesoron's...

It very well could be, thanks to Huinesoron's insight.

http://forum.barrowdowns.com/showthread.php?t=19474
Forum: Discussion 02-07-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,954
Posted By James the Just
There are some who believe that the Lonely Island...

There are some who believe that the Lonely Island is actually Newfoundland and that Avallónë was where Saint John's is now; on the Avalon Peninsula. The first thing a visitor might see is Signal...
Forum: The Books 02-01-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,156
Posted By James the Just
I spent a little time trying to solve that...

I spent a little time trying to solve that mystery. Take a close look at the faintly printed numbers. These match the rise and set times in Oxford from May 6-15 if you subtract exactly 4 hours. ...
Forum: The Books 01-28-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,810
Posted By James the Just
As is traditional I've drawn a map. "If...

As is traditional I've drawn a map.

"If Hobbiton and Rivendell are taken (as intended) to be at about the latitude of Oxford, then Minas Tirith, 600 miles south, is at about the latitude of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-28-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,359
Posted By James the Just
I've just calculated Aragorn's Sun sign. It's...

I've just calculated Aragorn's Sun sign. It's 29º Aquarius. Sorry, but he's not a Pisces, regardless of the time of day he was born. If you want to know the degree for Bilbo it is the same as Ian...
Forum: The Books 01-27-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,799
Posted By James the Just
“Of Eldarion son of Elessar it was foretold that...

“Of Eldarion son of Elessar it was foretold that he should rule a great realm, and that it should endure for a hundred generations of Men after him, that is until a new age brought in again new...
Forum: The Books 01-27-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,938
Posted By James the Just
In the real world Beorn once lived in the Elm...

In the real world Beorn once lived in the Elm hills, which is north of the Harz mountains in Lower Saxony, Germany.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elm_(hills)

Radagast dwelt in Rhosgobel, near...
Forum: The Books 01-26-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,156
Posted By James the Just
Thank you. The fact that he used "Oxford...

Thank you.
The fact that he used "Oxford University Pocket Diary, 1941-2" is very interesting. You wouldn't have a spare copy, would you?
Is there a chance you might know what kind of maps of...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-24-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,359
Posted By James the Just
I've just posted the reason for the 4502 BC date...

I've just posted the reason for the 4502 BC date on your other thread. I suggest everyone else read it. It may be the thread that settles the question once and for all, "When did the Ages begin?"...
Forum: The Books 01-24-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,810
Posted By James the Just
Like you, I've been working on a 'real life'...

Like you, I've been working on a 'real life' chronology for Middle-earth and would like to share some thoughts and ideas on this fascinating subject. Most of what follows can be checked using the...
Forum: The Books 01-21-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,156
Posted By James the Just
"And then there's the matter of converting his...

"And then there's the matter of converting his calendar post facto from our modern calendar to Shire Reckoning......"

That's easy. Just assume that First Yule is Christmas Eve and Second Yule is...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 01-20-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,359
Posted By James the Just
If anyone's interested I know Bilbo's and Frodo's...

If anyone's interested I know Bilbo's and Frodo's exact birthdates, which, of course, can be used to calculate their signs, etc. Hint: the One Ring was destroyed on March 13, 4502 BC (Gregorian...
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