Thread: Trivia: Barad-dur
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How did the Vanyar and Noldar cross from Beleriand into Aman
Who was the Dark Elf of Nan Elmoth
Where were Pippin and Merry laid to rest
What mining catastophe happened in TA 1980
The Balrogs in Moria delved too deep and awoke a Dwarf.
How interesting! I've never heard of that. Please, do tell more! Unless of course, you mean the Dwarves of Moria delved to deep, and woke a Balrog!
What was the name of the Dragon that Fram son of Frumgar slew
What was the Quenya name for the Ring of Doom, where the Valar held council
What Northern Kingdom in the Third Age was ruled by the Lord of the Nazgûl
List the seven sons of Fëanor (Alright, so maybe it isn't a question, but I like making that question mark.
The Ford of Rivendell crossed which river
However, the prize will now go to whomever (including Thorin) that can provide the Elvish name for this river.
What river was called the Kibil-nâla in Khuzdul
Which of Tolken's many characters, had a Sindarian name that translated to spirit of fire.
For doing what did Telchar make his fame
He made Narsil, the swords that later was remade as Andúril used by Aragorn .
'A man so bent with age that he seemed almost a dwarf; but his white hair was long and thick and fell in great braids from beneath a thin golden circlet set upon his brow.' To whom does this description apply
The helm of Hador was given into Thingol's hands...It was wrought by Telchar, the smith of Nogrod,...Upon its crest was set in defiance a gilded image of Glauraung the dragon; for it had been made soon after he first issued from the gates of Morgoth.
Why did the Green-elves of Ossiriand object to the presence of Men in their land
I didn't remember that Telchar also made the Dragon Helm of Dor-Lómin, but that makes more sense than Robert Foster who just said it was made by Dwarves. I couldn't find anything in the Silmarillion about its maker; however I found its full description on page 80-81 of the Ballantine edition of Unfinished Tales. There it does give Telchar as the Helm's maker and Foster's mistake was probably caused by it having 'a visor (after the manner of those that the Dwarves used in their forges for the shielding of their eyes) and the face of one that wore it struck fear into the hearts of all beholders, but was itself guarded from dart and fire.' It goes on to tell of the dragon crest in the image of Glaurung.....
Fill in the two gaps:
In ________ ______ beneath the Sun,
the flowers may rise in Spring
Sams song in mordor in the tower
What role did the sons of Ulfang play in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad
How many brothers and sisters did Bilbo have