Thursday, October 27, 2011

Things of the Day

Morgoth and the High King of
the Noldor, by Ted Nasmith

More Silmarillion art by Ted Nasmith


What Happened On This Day
On Earth
1916 – J.R.R. Tolkien is struck by trench fever, which ends his contribution to the war after just 5 months.
1938 - Lascelles Abercrombie dies.

1968 - Barrels out of Bond, the fifth episode of the 1968 radio series of The Hobbit, is aired on BBC Radio.
1983 - The Book of Lost Tales Part One is published in the UK.
1992 - Sauron Defeated is published in the US.
1992 - Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien (revised edition) is published.
1995 - J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist and Illustrator is published.
2005 - Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages is published.
2009 - Fantasy novel The Shadow Dragons, featuring J.R.R. Tolkien as a fictional character, is published.
2011 - A revised updated single-edition version of The History of The Hobbit is published.

In Arda
T.A. 3018:Frodo and Samwise rest in Rivendell and prepare for their quest to destroy The One Ring.


Ellie said...

Awesome post!! Are you being anything lotrish for Halloween? We are. Arwen, eowyn, frodo Sam and Rosie cotton will wander the streets of our town on Monday ;)

If you'd like to see pics, they're at my blog;)

Anyway great posting, loving that you are as obsessed as I am, it's anOther person I can rant to!;)


Alyianna said...

YES! Maybe I have finally found my kindred spirit. :P

My family doesn't celebrate Halloween...but if we did, I certainly would! I will certainly check out your blog after school today. :P

Thanks so much!