Category: Silmarillion Character Profile

Silmarillion Character Profile: Melian

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Melian Immediate Family: Husband: Thingol Daughter: Lúthien Tinúviel Home: Lived in Beleriand for most of the First Age Claim to fame: The only Maia to marry one of the…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Thingol

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Thingol Immediate Family: Sibling: Olwë Wife: Melian Daughter: Lúthien Tinúviel Home: Middle-earth, primarily Doriath in Beleriand Claim to fame: He was the only Elf to have married a Maia, one of…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Galadriel

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Galadriel Immediate Family: Father & Mother: Finarfin and Eärwen Siblings: Finrod, Orodreth, Angrod, and Aegnor. Husband: Celeborn Daughter: Celebrían Home: born in Valinor, lived in Middle-earth…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Angrod and Aegnor

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Names: Angrod and Aegnor Immediate Family: Father & Mother: Finarfin and Eärwen Brother #1: Finrod Brother #2: Orodreth Sister: Galadriel Home: born in Valinor, lived in Middle-earth Claim…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Orodreth

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Orodreth Immediate Family: Wife: Unnamed Daughter: Finduilas Home: born in Valinor, lived in Middle-earth Claim to fame: When Finrod left Nargothrond to help Beren in his…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Finrod

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Finrod Felagund Immediate Family: Father & Mother: Finarfin & Eärwen Brother #1: Orodreth Brother #2: Angrod Brother #3: Aegnor Sister: Galadriel Home: born in Valinor, lived in…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Aredhel

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Aredhel Ar-Feiniel Immediate Family: Husband: Eöl Son: Maeglin Brother: Turgon Home: born in Valinor, lived in Middle-earth Claim to fame: She disobeyed her brother’s commands…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Turgon

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Turgon Immediate Family: Wife: Elenwë Daughter: Idril Celebrindal Home: born in Valinor, lived in Middle-earth Claim to fame: founded Gondolin, the hidden city Why I…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Fingon

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Fingon Immediate Family: Father: Fingolfin Mother: Anairë Brother: Turgon Sister: Aredhel Home: born in Valinor, lived in Middle-earth Claim to fame: Rescued Maedhros from the torture of…

Silmarillion Character Profile: Celegorm and Curufin

One of the most daunting things about reading The Silmarillion is keeping all of the names straight. I love this, so I want to make it more accessible for the general reader with brief character profiles. Name: Celegorm and Curufin Immediate Family: Father & Mother: Fëanor and Nerdanel Brother #1: Maedhros Brother #2: Maglor Brother #3: Caranthir Brother #4: Amrod Brother #5:…