Monthly Archives: September 2015

Tolkien‘s ‘immortal four’ meet for the last time

Originally posted on John Garth:
One hundred years ago today, four young men convened in an English town, not having seen each other for some time. What makes this trivial event significant is that one of them was J R…

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Happy Birthday, Bilbo and Frodo! #HobbitDay

Originally posted on Anna Smol:
Bilbo and Frodo happened to have the same birthday, September 22nd. ‘You had better come and live here, Frodo my lad,’ said Bilbo one day; ‘and then we can celebrate our birthday-parties comfortably together.’  (Lord…

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Bronwe’s Folly

Originally posted on The Cottage Of Pen And Play:
Tale by Mornawen Bayberry Note: Tolkien never identified the capital city of Cardolan, but it is plausible that it was Tharbad, which was an important settlement between the lands of Arnor…

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Advice of Ja’far al-Sadiq (d. 765) to Musa al-Kadhim (d. 799)

Originally posted on Ballandalus:
“O my son, verily the one who is satisfied with what he has is the truly wealthy, while the one who covets that which another possesses is truly impoverished…Know also that the one who exposes the…

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Chicken Little(s): Are We Romans?

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