0177 – LOTR TV / 2nd Age Deep Dive – Akallabêth Re-read Pt 1

Glory and Fallen of Númenor by Breath-art

Second Age Deep Dive – can’t get enough!  Yes, we know, we’ve already read “Akallabêth” on this podcast, BUT why not read it again, especially in light of LOTR on Prime being focused on the Second Age! Lots of good stuff in this episode… Topics of discussion… “The lot of men was unhappy…” “They did […]

0176 – LOTR TV / 2nd Age Deep Dive – Key Themes of the Second Age

Our Second Age Deep Dive continues! This time we examine the key themes of the Second Age using Tolkien’s 1951 letter to publisher Milton Waldman.  If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! For more on this episode and The Tolkien Road podcast, please visit TolkienRoad.com or Facebook.com/TolkienRoad. Also, […]

0175 – September 2019 Mailbag

On our first monthly mailbag, we cover the following and many other fascinating Tolkien topics: “The Dragon Is Withered (Full Poem)” by Clamavi de Profundis The Hobbit Order of Battle Analysis video Battle of the Five Armies critique of strategy   Battle of the Five Armies infographic  Thranduil and the Gems of Lasgalen “Gollum’s End” by Simon Cook […]

0174 – LOTR TV / 2nd Age Deep Dive – A Description of Númenor

Continuing on our Second Age Deep Dive (in preparation for the upcoming Amazon Middle-earth TV show), this week we dive in to a little known chapter from Unfinished Tales: “A Description of the Island of Númenor.” Lots of interesting stuff in the details, and this gives a good general picture of Númenor’s geography as well […]

0173 – LOTR TV / 2nd Age Deep Dive – The Tale of Years Pt2

We continue our in-depth exploration on the events and themes of the Second Age! On this episode, we look at the latter part of The Tale of Years in LOTR Appendix B. If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Topics discussed on this week’s episode… The Map: https://www.amazon.com/adlp/lotronprime […]