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0362 » The Fall of Númenor Pt 36 » Founding of Arnor & Gondor » SA3320

In this episode, we’re approaching the END of our journey through the Fall of Númenor as we explore the founding of Arnor and Gondor after the downfall of Númenor.

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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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Tar-Palantir & Númenor's Civil War » SA3175 » The Fall of Númenor Pt 32 » Tolkien Road Episode 358

0358 » The Fall of Númenor Pt 32 » SA3175 » Tar-Palantir

In this episode, we learn of the reign of Tar-Palantir, the penultimate King of Númenor, who sought to return the land of Gift to its ancient ways.
We’ll also learn of the rise of his nephew Pharazôn and the beginning of the abominable reign that ultimately leads to the downfall of the Land of Gift.
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