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Old 09-10-2015, 02:04 PM   #59
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Originally Posted by gondowe View Post
This is a fixed (from December 2011 and actually) structure of my “Copy from Findegil of Gondor of the Thain’s Book” in order of serving of future guide or reference.

First of all there is a small volume containing Prologues, Prefaces and Notes from Tolkien extracted from TLOTR as well as my own notes and prologues. So:

Volume 0

Note preliminary to this edition (from me)
Preface of the author (Tolkien) to his Second Edition of The Fall of the Lord of the Rings
Prologue of the Editor (me) to the Three volumes of TFtE
Preface of the author to his First Edition of TFotLotR
Note of the author on pronunciation
Note of the author on Writing and spelling
Note of the author on translation
Note of the author on the Shire Records
Note of the editor (me) based on texts of the translator (Tolkien) on the origin and source of the texts of the TftE
General Guide of Names

Volume 1

The Fall of the Lord of the Rings and the Return of the King
(the text of There and Back Again updated with the three rewritten chapters in the 60’s, together with the text of TLotR, the pure story)

Volume 2

Translations from the Elvish

Ainulindale. The Music of the Ainur
Valaquenta. Account of the Valar and Maiar according to the lore of the Eldar
. Of the Valar
. Of the Maiar
. Of the Enemies

Eldanyare ecar Quenta Silmarillion or History of the Eldar or History of the Silmarils

. 1 Of the Beginning of Time
. 2 Of Valinor and the Two Trees
-Of Aulë and the Dwarves
-Of the Ents and Eagles
. 3 Of the Coming of the Elves and the captivity of Melkor
-Of the awakening of the Elves
-Of the Chaining of Melkor
. 4 Of Thingol and Melian
. 5 Of Eldamar and the Princes of the Eldalie
. 6 Of Finwë and Míriel
. 7 Of Fëanor and the Unchaining of Melkor
. 8 Of the Silmarilli and the Unrest of the Noldor
. 9 Of the Darkening of Valinor
. 10 Of the Rape of the Silmarils
. 11 Of the Thieves’ Quarrel
-Of the Orkor
. 12 Of the Flight of the Noldor
-Of the speech of Fëanor upon Tuna
-Of the First Kin-slaying and the Doom of the Noldor
. 13 Of Dwarves
. 14 Of the Sindar
-Of the building of Menegroth
-Of the coming of Denethor
-Of the First battle of the Wars of Beleriand
. 15 Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor
. 16 Of Men
. 17 Of the return of the Noldor
-Of the Second battle: Dagor-nuin-Gilliath
-Of Fingon and Maedhros
. 18 Of the Founding of Nargothrond and Gondolin
. 19 Of the Siege of Angband
-Of the Third battle: Dagor Aglareb
. 20 Of Beleriand and its Realms
-Of the dwellings of the Eldar
. 21 Of Turgon and the Building of Gondolin
. 22 Of Maeglin. Sister-son of Turgon, King of Gondolin
. 23 Of the Coming of the Edain & their Hauses and Lordships in Beleriand
-Of the Coming of Men into the West and the Metting of the Edain and the Eldar
-Of the Kindreds and Houses of the Edain
. 24 Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin
-Of the Fourth battle: Dagor Bragollach
-Of the Death of Fingolfin
-Of the Sige of Eithel Sirion and the Fall of Galdor
-Of the Swarthy Men
. 25 Of Beren and Tinúviel
-Of the meeting of Beren and Lúthien
-Of the Quest of the Silmaril
-Of the Wolf-hunt of Carcharoth
-Of the song of Lúthien in Mandos
. 26 Of the Fifth Battle: Nirnaeth Arnoediad
-Of the Union of Maedhros
-Of the Nirnaeth Arnoediad
. 27 Of Túrin Turambar or Túrin the Hapleless
. 28 Of the Fate of Húrin and Morwen
. 29 Of the Sigil Elu-naeth and the Ruin of Doriath
-Of the Second Kin-slaying
. 30 Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin
. 31 Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the raising of the Star
-Of the Third Kin-slaying
. 32 Of the Great Battle and the War of Wrath
-Of the Last End of the Oath of Fëanor and his Sons
-Of the Passing of the Elves
-The Second Prophecy of Mandos


A Cuivienyarna The legend of the awakening of the Quendi
-Of naming
-Of death and the severance of fëa and hröa
-Of Reincarnation and other dooms of those that go to Mandos
-The Converse of Manwë and Eru
-Of the severance of marriage
-This judgement is known as the "Stature of Finwë and Míriel"
C Of Tongues. Herein are several extracts and comments mostly from The Lammas or Account of Tongues
-Lambion Ontale. The Descent of Tongues
-The division of Tongues
-Of the speech of Dwarves
-Of the Atani and their tongues
-Essecenta Eldarinwa. Enquiry into the origins of Elvish names. (extracts)
-Meanings and use of the various terms applied to the Elves.
-The Clan-names
-The names of the descendants of Finwë
-Elvish names for Men
-Elvish names for the Dwarves
-Elvish names for the Orcs
-Kwen, Quenya and the Elvish(specially Noldorin) words for "Language"
-Note on the "Language of the Valar"
-Dangweth pengolodh
-Ósanwe-centa. Enquiry into the Communication of Thought. (résumé of Pengolodh's discussion)
D Of Death and the Children of Eru, and the Marring of Men. Athrabeth Finrod ah Andreth
-The Tale of Adanel
E Yénonótie. The Tale of Years.



Volume 3

Translations from the Elvish

ATANATARION egor NERN IN EDENEDAIR Tales of the Fathers of Men

Narn Beren ion Barahir egor Narn e·Dinúviel or The lay of Leithian
1 Of Thingol in Doriath, Of Lúthien the Beloved, Of Daeron Minstrel of Thingol, of the meeting of Thingol and Melian
2 Of Morgoth, Of the Saving of King Finrod Felagund by the XII Beorings, Of Tarn Aeluin the Blesses, Of Gorlim Unhappy
3 Of the revenge of Beren & his Escape
4 Of the Coming of Beren to Doriath and his meeting with Lúthien
5 Of Beren before Thingol
6 Of Beren in Nargothrond
7 Of Beren and Finrod before Sauron
8 Of Luthien's captivity in Doriath
9 Of Huan y Lúthien in Nargothrond
10 Of the death of Finrod and the defeat of Sauron
11 Of the attack by Celegorm and Curufin
12 Of the disguising of Beren and Lúthien and the journey to Angband
13 Of the meeting with Carcharoth
14 Of Beren and Luthien in Angband and the rape of the Silmaril
15 Of the Escape from Angband
16 Of the Wolf-hunt
17 Of the Song of Lúthien in Mandos
-The choices of Lúthien

Narn e·mbar Hador
. Narn e·’Rach Morgoth
Narn i Chîn Húrin
1 The Childhood of Túrin
2 The Battle of Unnumbered Tears
3 The Words of Húrin and Morgoth
4 The Departure of Túrin
5 Túrin in Doriath
6 Túrin among the Outlaws
7 Of Mîm the Dwarf
8 The Land of Bow and Helm
9 The Death of Beleg
10 Faelivrin
11 Túrin in Nargothrond
12 The Fall of Nargothrond
13 The Return of Túrin to Dor-Lómin
14 The coming of Túrin into Brethil
15 The Journey of Morwen and Nienor to Nargothrond
16 Niënor in Brethil
17 The Coming of Glaurung
18 The Death of Glaurung
19 The Death of Túrin
The Wanderings of Húrin
-The release of Húrin, Húrin in Dor-lómin
-The Shadow falls on Brethil
-Húrin in Nargothrond
-Húrin in Doriath

Narn en-Êl egor Narn e·Dant Gondolin ar orthad en-Êl

1 The birth and fostering of Tuor
2 The call of Ulmo
3 The arriving at Vinyamar
4 The speech of Tuor and Ulmo
5 Voronwë
6 The quest of Gondolin
7 The hidden pass
8 The arriving at Gondolin
9 Tuor in Gondolin and the birth of the New Star
10 The Treason of Maeglin
11 The Fall of Gondolin
12 The Flight of the exiles
13 The song of Tuor in Nan-tathen
14 The Departure of Tuor and Idril and the voyages of Eärendil
15 The attack of the sons of Fëanor and the Third Kin-slaying
16 The Great Voyage of Eärendil and the raising of the Star



Volume 4

Translations from the Elvish
The Second and Third Ages

First Part
The Second Age


Atalante or Akallabeth. The Fall of Númenor

1 A description of the Island of Númenor
2 Indis i-Kiryamo: The Mariner´s Wife
3 The line of Elros

Middle Earth

Of the Realms of the Elves in the Second Age
Of the Men of Middle Earth and their first meeting with the Númenóreans
Of the return of Sauron
Of Galadriel and Celeborn
Of the Rings of Power
Of the attack of Sauron against Eregion
Of the Dwarves and their relations with Men
Of the Realms of the Exiles of Númenor
Of the last alliance of Elves and Men

The Tale of Years of the Second Age

Second Part
The Third Age

Of the disaster of the Gladden Fields
Of the Kingdoms of the Exiles in the Third Age
-Of the North Kingdom and the Dúnedain
-Of the Chieftains of the Dúnedain
-Of the Kingdom of Gondor and the Heirs of Anarion
-Of the Stewards
-The Oath of Cirion and Eorl
Of the Folk of Durin
Of the Eldar in the Third Age
Of the Istari
Of the last end of Sauron and the beginning of the dominion of Men
Of Aragorn and Arwen Undomiel
1 The Heirs of Elendil
2 The Kings of the March
3 The Tale of Years of the Third Age
4 Of languages and peoples in the Third Age.

Third Part
General Notes

I Of Aman
-Aman and Mortal men
II Of the Sources of the legend of Isildur's Death
III Of the Númenórean Linear Measures
IV Of the boundaries of Lothlórien
V Of Amroth and Nimrodel
VI Of the Historical origins of the names of the rivers Glanduin and Gwathló
VII Of the Halifirien and the Tradition of Isildur
VIII Of the classification of Men by the Dúnedain
IX Of the origins of the Istari
X Of the Elessar
XI Of the Drúedain and the Periannath
-The faithful stone
-Of the differences between the Drúedain and the Periannath
XII Of the Palantiri
XII Of the Battles of the Fords of Isen

Fourth Part
General guide of names


Volume 5

Appendix On Hobbits

Shire Calendar
The Tale of Years (on hobbits)
-The Great Years
-The chief days from the Fall of Bard-dûr to the end of the Third Age
-Later Events concerning the members of the Fellowship of the Ring
Family Trees
Other verses and poems from the original Red Book
Of the Quest of Erebor
Of the Hunt for the Ring
-Of the Journey of the Black Riders according to the account that Gandalf gave to Frodo
-Concerning Gandalf, Saruman and the Shire


Hey, why don't you post this in the **unofficial Silmarillion outline** - I think it would be very helpful for the project - and it needs discussion.

Greetings, Arvegil145 (though I want to change my name)
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mōd sceal þē māre, þē ūre mægen lytlað.
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