The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0055 – The Silmarillion – Ch22 – Of the Ruin of Doriath

Hey there fellow travelers! Welcome to The Tolkien Road, a long walk through the works and philosophy of J.R.R. Tolkien.  On this episode, we continue our discussion of The Silmarillion with Chapter 22, “Of the Ruin of Doriath”, wherein Húrin is released from his 28-year bondage and doom comes to Thingol’s kingdom. There’s a whole lot to discuss! By the way, if you haven’t already, please pop on over to iTunes and leave us a rating and feedback. It’s easy to do, only takes a moment, and can make a big difference in helping us spread the word about the show! Thanks for listening, and enjoy the episode

  • Haiku – 5:00
  • Húrin, Gondolin, and the Eagles – 11:45
  • Húrin and Morwen – 22:00
  • Nargothrond, Mîm, and the Nauglamir – 36:00
  • Thingol’s Downfall – 43:00
  • Melian’s Exodus – 51:00
  • Beren, Lúthien, and Díor – 55:00
  • The Sons of Fëanor and the Sack of Doriath – 1:02:30

Originally released: 3/12/2016.

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