The Lord of the Rings

(WIP) For tags/links to my notes and thoughts about The Lord of the Rings.

Main tags: The Lord of the Rings (general) / lotr (book)


Chapter List/Tags

Prologue (tag)

Volume One: The Fellowship of the Ring (general tag / book tag)
Book One: The Ring Sets Out (general tag / book tag)

  1. A Long-expected Party (tag)
  2. The Shadow of the Past (tag)
  3. Three is Company (tag)
  4. A Short Cut to Mushrooms (tag)
  5. A Conspiracy Unmasked (tag)
  6. The Old Forest (tag)
  7. In the House of Tom Bombadil (tag)
  8. Fog on the Barrow-downs (tag)
  9. At the Sign of the Prancing Pony (tag)
  10. Strider (tag)
  11. A Knife in the Dark (tag)
  12. Flight to the Ford (tag)

Book Two: The Ring Goes South (general tag / book tag)

  1. Many Meetings (tag)
  2. The Council of Elrond (tag)
  3. The Ring goes South (tag)
  4. A Journey in the Dark (tag)
  5. The Bridge of Khazad-dûm (tag)
  6. Lothlórien (tag)
  7. The Mirror of Galadriel (tag)
  8. Farewell to Lórien (tag)
  9. The Great River (tag)
  10. The Breaking of the Fellowship (tag)


Volume Two: The Two Towers (general tag / book tag)
Book Three: The Treason Of Isengard (general tag / book tag)

  1. The Departure of Boromir (tag)
  2. The Riders of Rohan (tag)
  3. The Uruk-hai (tag)
  4. Treebeard (tag)
  5. The White Rider (tag)
  6. The King of the Golden Hall (tag)
  7. Helm’s Deep (tag)
  8. The Road to Isengard (tag)
  9. Flotsam and Jetsam (tag)
  10. The Voice of Saruman (tag)
  11. The Palantír (tag)

Book Four: The Ring Goes East (general tag / book tag)

  1. The Taming of Smeagol (tag)
  2. The Passage of the Marshes (tag)
  3. The Black Gate is Closed (tag)
  4. Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit (tag)
  5. The Window on the West (tag)
  6. The Forbidden Pool (tag)
  7. Journey to the Cross-roads (tag)
  8. The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (tag)
  9. Shelob’s Lair (tag)
  10. The Choices of Master Samwise (tag)


Volume Three: The Return of the King (general tag / book tag)
Book Five: The War Of The Ring (general tag / book tag)

  1. Minas Tirith (tag)
  2. The Passing of the Grey Company (tag)
  3. The Muster of Rohan (tag)
  4. The Siege of Gondor (tag)
  5. The Ride of the Rohirrim (tag)
  6. The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (tag)
  7. The Pyre of Denethor (tag)
  8. The Houses of Healing (tag)
  9. The Last Debate (tag)
  10. The Black Gate Opens (tag)

Book Six: The End Of The Third Age (general tag / book tag)

  1. The Tower of Cirith Ungol (tag)
  2. The Land of Shadow (tag)
  3. Mount Doom (tag)
  4. The Field of Cormallen (tag)
  5. The Steward and the King (tag)
  6. Many Partings (tag)
  7. Homeward Bound (tag)
  8. The Scouring of the Shire (tag)
  9. The Grey Havens (tag)


Appendices (general tag / book tag)

Appendix A: Annals of the Kings and Rulers (tag)

I The Númenórean Kings (tag)

(i) Númenór
(ii) The Realms In Exile

The Northern Line. Heirs of Isildur
The Southern Line Heirs of Anárion

(iii) Eriador, Arnor, And The Heirs Of Isildur
(iv) Gondor And The Heirs Of Anárion
(v) Here Follows A Part Of The Tale Of Aragorn And Arwen

II The House of Eorl (tag)
III Durin’s Folk (tag)

Appendix B: The Tale of Years (Chronology of the Westlands) (tag)

Appendix C: Family Trees (Hobbits) (tag)

Appendix D: Calendars (tag)

Shire Calendar for use in all years (tag)
The Calendars (tag)

Appendix E: Writing and Spelling (tag)

I Pronunciation of Words and Names
II Writing

Appendix F (tag)

I The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age (tag)
II On Translation (tag)