The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0009 – The Silmarillion – Ch04 – Of Thingol and Melian

Tolkien’s first story of inter-species love concerns Thingol and Melian. Find out why the shortest chapter in The Silmarillion is one of the most important in the history of Middle-earth as we explore the 4th chapter of The Silmarillion proper, Of Thingol and Melian. Come get lost in Middle-earth and explore the history of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings!

Originally released: 3/4/2015.

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