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The Shibboleth of Fëanor

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A writing by [[Tolkien]] in the [[The Peoples of Middle-earth]] concerning the [[Flight of the Noldor]] and how language affected this.  It includes the [[Quenya]] [[father-name|father-names]] of the [[House of Finwë]].
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The '''Shibboleth of Fëanor''' was a writing by [[Tolkien]] in the [[The Peoples of Middle-earth]] concerning the [[Flight of the Noldor]] and how language affected this.  It includes the [[Quenya]] [[father-name|father-names]] of the [[House of Finwë]].  As well, it tells the tragic story of the death of [[Amras]] at [[Losgar]], and of the naming of him and his twin.

Revision as of 16:33, 25 May 2006

The Shibboleth of Fëanor was a writing by Tolkien in the The Peoples of Middle-earth concerning the Flight of the Noldor and how language affected this. It includes the Quenya father-names of the House of Finwë. As well, it tells the tragic story of the death of Amras at Losgar, and of the naming of him and his twin.