Summarized By:  Ross Kaplan & Colin Rinaldi-Young
<ul><li>Aredhel, White Lady of Noldor, desires to depart from her hometown of Gondolin. She wishes to visit her friends th...
<ul><li>Aredhel accepts Turgon’s compromise and she rides into the realm of King Thingon with her escorts. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>- Aredhel, after leaving the land of Celegrom, enters into Nan Elmoth where, Eol, a tall dark elf lives. </li></ul...
<ul><li>One day Eol leaves the woods to feast in Nogrod. While he is gone, Aredhel and Maeglin leave for Gondolin so that ...
<ul><li>When Maeglin and Aredhel arrive in Gondolin they are received by Turgon happily. He believed Aredhel had died year...
<ul><li>Eol is brought before Turgon. Turgon tells Eol that he cannot take Maeglin and Aredhel and that he must stay in th...
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The Silmarillion Chapter 16 Summary

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The Silmarillion Chapter 16 Summary

  1. 1. Summarized By: Ross Kaplan & Colin Rinaldi-Young
  2. 2. <ul><li>Aredhel, White Lady of Noldor, desires to depart from her hometown of Gondolin. She wishes to visit her friends the Faenor however. </li></ul><ul><li>Turgon, Aredhel’s brother opposes however they soon come to the compromise, “Go then, if you will, though it is against my wisdom, and I forbode that ill will come of it both to you and me. But you shall go only to seek Fingon, our brother; and those that I send with you shall return hither to Gondolin as swiftly as they may.” </li></ul><ul><li>Gondolin </li></ul>The Departure
  3. 3. <ul><li>Aredhel accepts Turgon’s compromise and she rides into the realm of King Thingon with her escorts. </li></ul><ul><li>The land of King Thingol is prohibited to visitors so they are forced to ride around this land to either the north or the south. </li></ul><ul><li>Riding in between the haunted valleys of Gorgoroth and the fences of Doriath, Aredhel and the others become surrounded by shadows and darkness. </li></ul><ul><li>Aredhel, knowing that her escorts could not see her, leaves the group and rides off on her own into the land of Celegrom. </li></ul>The Valley of Shadows Doriath
  4. 4. <ul><li>- Aredhel, after leaving the land of Celegrom, enters into Nan Elmoth where, Eol, a tall dark elf lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Remaining in Nan Elmoth for a long period of time, Aredhel marries Eol and they have a child names Maeglin. </li></ul><ul><li>Maeglin’s full stature and face resembles his kindred in Noldor however is personality relates to his father, Eol. </li></ul><ul><li>As Maeglin grows older, his mother tells him that he is the rightful heir to the kingdom in Gondolin but Eol constantly refuses to let Maeglin and Aredhel leave Nan Elmoth. </li></ul>The Birth of Maeglin Maeglin
  5. 5. <ul><li>One day Eol leaves the woods to feast in Nogrod. While he is gone, Aredhel and Maeglin leave for Gondolin so that Maeglin can inherit Turgon’s throne. </li></ul><ul><li>Eol arrives home early two days after they leave. When he hears they have left he is outraged and chases after them on a faster horse. When he tracks them down he watches them take the secret passage into Gondolin. </li></ul>The Chase
  6. 6. <ul><li>When Maeglin and Aredhel arrive in Gondolin they are received by Turgon happily. He believed Aredhel had died years ago on her journey. </li></ul><ul><li>Turgon then accepts Maeglin as the heir to his kingdom. Soon after their arrival, Eol attempts to enter the city after he sees the pair enter a secret passage. He is then captured by the guards, who take him to Turgon for judgment. </li></ul>The Arrival The Heir of Gondolin
  7. 7. <ul><li>Eol is brought before Turgon. Turgon tells Eol that he cannot take Maeglin and Aredhel and that he must stay in the city or die. </li></ul><ul><li>Eol is outraged and draws a hidden poisoned spear and casts it at Maeglin. Aredhel saves Maeglin by throwing herself in front of the spear. Unfortunately she dies as the tip of the spear was poisoned. </li></ul><ul><li>Turgon sentences Eol to be put to death and Eol is thrown off of the black rocks. </li></ul>The Death of Aredhel

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