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0350 » The Fall of Númenor Pt 25 » SA1699-1700 » The Battle of the Grey Havens

In this episode, we’re continuing our journey through the Fall of Númenor by exploring Sauron’s full scale invasion of Eriador and the subsequent counterattack of the Númenoreans.

When we left off, things were looking pretty dire for the Elves of Eriador against the army of Sauron. In this chapter, we’ll continue our exploration of Sauron’s War Against The Elves, or The War of the Three Rings, as I also refer to it.

The chapters we’ll be looking at are:
– 1699 Sauron overruns Eriador
– 1700 Tar-Minastir sends a great navy from Númenor to Lindon. Sauron Is Defeated.

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The Third Age (A Brief Chronicle) » The Fall of Númenor Pt 38 » Tolkien Road Ep 364

0364 » The Fall of Númenor Pt 38 » The Third Age (A Brief Chronicle)

With Sauron having been defeated and disembodied at the end of the Second Age, and a time of peace settling in upon the free lands of Middle-earth, how do we arrive at the events of The Lord of the Rings, some 3,000 years later?

The account we’ll be looking at in this episode is taken entirely from Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age, and describes the major events that lead up to A Long-Expected Party, and the forming of the Fellowship of the Ring.

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