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Today in Middle-earth, February 26

February 26, 2014 at 1:00 am by grammaboodawg  - 

Boromir at Parth GalenThe following event(s) took place in Middle-earth on February 26th:

  • Death of Boromir; his horn is heard in Minas Tirith. (3019)
  • Meriadoc and Peregrin captured. (3019)
  • Frodo and Samwise enter the eastern Emyn Muil. (3019)
  • Aragorn sets out in pursuit of the Orcs at evening. (3019)
  • Éomer hears of the descent of the Orc-band from the Emyn Muil. (3019)
  • Frodo’s ordeal on Amon Hen. (3019)

February 26, 3019 (S.R. 1419)

1. Death of Boromir; his horn is heard in Minas Tirith.

(from the appendices)

“Aragorn hesitated. He desired to go to the high seat himself…. …Even as he gazed his quick ears caught sounds in the woodlands below… ”

(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 524 FotR)

2. Meriadoc and Peregrin captured.

(from the appendices)

“Aragorn knelt beside him. Boromir opened his eyes and strove to speak. At last slow words came. ‘I tried to take the Ring from Frodo…’”

(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 59 TT)

3. Frodo and Samwise enter the eastern Emyn Muil.

(from the appendices)

“So Frodo and Sam set off on the last stage of the Quest together…. …shouldering their burdens, they set off….”

(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 525 FotR)

4. Aragorn sets out in pursuit of the Orcs at evening.

(from the appendices)

“‘With hope or without hope we will follow the trail of our enemies. And woe to them, if we prove the swifter!’”

(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 26 TT)

5. Éomer hears of the descent of the Orc-band from the Emyn Muil.

(from the appendices)

“‘…scouts warned me of the orc-host coming down out of the East Wall… and among them they reported that some bore the white badges of Saruman.’”

(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 48 TT)

6. Frodo’s ordeal on Amon Hen.

(not from the appendices)

“And suddenly he felt the Eye. There was an eye in the Dark Tower that did not sleep. He knew that it had become aware of his gaze.”

(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 519 FotR)

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