THE SILMARILLION EPUB
The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back. J.R.R. Tolkien The Silmarillion. IdentifierSilmarillion Identifier-arkark:/ /t2w44w OcrABBYY FineReader (Extended. offer a simple DMCA procedure to remove your content from our site. Start by pressing the button below! Report copyright / DMCA form · DOWNLOAD EPUB.
|Language:||English, Spanish, Portuguese|
|ePub File Size:||22.62 MB|
|PDF File Size:||12.50 MB|
|Distribution:||Free* [*Regsitration Required]|
The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoeic works, edited and published posthumously by his son, Christopher Tolkien, in , with. The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien. Read online, or download in secure EPUB format. The popular paperback edition with a cover design by Tolkien himself, to complement the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings paperbacks. Includes a special preface.
J.R.R. Tolkien 1977: The Silmarillion.
Many Elves travelled to Aman, while others refused and still others stopped along the way, including the Elves who later became the Sindar , ruled by the Elf King Thingol and Melian, a Maia. Of the three tribes that set out, all of the Vanyar and Noldor , and many of the Teleri reached Aman.
He was defeated in the first of five battles of Beleriand , however, and barricaded himself in his northern fortress of Angband. The king sought to prevent their marriage by imposing what he believed an impossible task: retrieving one of the Silmarils from Melkor.
Biblical Parallels in The Silmarillion
Sauron , a powerful servant of Melkor, imprisoned them along the way; but they escaped, crept into Melkor's fortress, and stole a Silmaril from Melkor's crown. The Noldor, seeing that a mortal and an elf-woman could infiltrate Angband, perceived that Melkor was not invincible.
They attacked again with a great army of Elves, Dwarves and Men.
But they were deceived by Melkor, who had secretly darkened the hearts of many of the men. Thus it was that the Elvish host were utterly defeated, due in part to the treachery of some Men.
However, many Men remained loyal to the Elves and were honoured thereafter.
Before their child was born, the bewitchment was lifted as the dragon lay dying. Nienor, realizing what grew within her, took her own life.
Huor's son, Tuor , became involved in the fate of the hidden Noldorin kingdom of Gondolin. When Gondolin fell, betrayed from within by Maeglin , Tuor saved many of its inhabitants from destruction. All of the Elvish kingdoms in Beleriand eventually fell, and the refugees fled to a haven by the sea created by Tuor.
The Valar obliged; they attacked and defeated Melkor, completely destroying his fortress Angband and sinking most of Beleriand ; and they expelled Melkor from Arda. Includes a special preface by J. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part.
The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an age when Morgoth, the first Dark Lord, dwelt in Middle-Earth, and the High Elves made war upon him for the recovery of the Silmarils, the jewels containing the pure light of Valinor.
Included in the book are several shorter works.
The Ainulindale is a myth of the Creation and in the Valaquenta the nature and powers of each of the gods is described. Fantasy Fiction.
Are you sure?
Publication Details Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Imprint: HarperCollins Publication Date: Tolkien Author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on the 3rd January, at Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State, but at the age of four he and his brother were taken back to England by their mother. More about J.The Silmarillion. He was the son of a noble hero, and Nellas would raise him to hate the one who ruined his family. And then there was Morthand, that man's son, who was the perfect replica of his father, though he also had his mother's features.
CrystalNavy Summary: Life goes on, and it's full of happiness as well as sadness. The Valar obliged; they attacked and defeated Melkor, completely destroying his fortress Angband and sinking most of Beleriand ; and they expelled Melkor from Arda.
You can still place a hold on the title, and your hold will be automatically filled as soon as the title is available again. Morthand often played with Elured and Elurin, whom she had managed to save from certain death.
Melkor saw her as his instrument of revenge on the Valar and the Elves. When swords came out, the Kinslaying, the first killing of Elves by Elves, ensued.