18020Re: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin
- Jun 10, 2007I remember learning about "Fenris" in mythology class in highschool (oh so long
ago)--although I learned of him as Fenrir--but I never thought of him as a
werewolf. Anyway, I did follow your suggestions and have learned a great deal
about werewolves! Thanks!
Quoting Paul Westermeyer <westermeyer@...>:
> >1b. Re: Of the Ruin of Beleriand and the Fall of Fingolfin-------------------------------------------
> > Posted by: "tea_party@..." tea_party@...
> > Date: Mon Jun 4, 2007 4:38 am ((PDT))
> >Thanks for the elucidation. It's nice to get some clarity on ideas that I
> >rolling around in my head from someone more learned in these things.
> >Do you have a good reference for Norse werewolves?
> >Matt West
> Sorry for the slow reply! And thanks for the kind words.
> In this case, Wikipedia is a decent start. Also look up mythology websites.
> Also, take a look at the Fenris wolf Norse myth, just about any good book on
> Norse mythology will discuss it.
> "...How shall a man judge what to do in such times?!"
> "As he has ever judged," said Aragorn "Good and evil have not changed since
> J.R.R. Tolkien, _The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers_
> Paul Westermeyer, westermeyer@...
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