Mythgard's Exploring The Lord of the Rings

Mythgard's Exploring The Lord of the Rings, presented by The Tolkien Professor

About the show

Join The Tolkien Professor, Dr. Corey Olsen, on a sentence-by-sentence journey through the text of Tolkien's epic fairy story, and explore Middle-earth through the magical game-world of Lord of the Rings Online.

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Episodes

  • Session 146: Citation Needed

    June 28th, 2020  |  2 hrs 17 mins
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  • Session 147: The Testimony of Isildur

    June 28th, 2020  |  2 hrs 19 mins
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  • Session 144: Gandalf’s Knowledge

    June 13th, 2020  |  2 hrs 11 mins
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  • Session 145: Archival Drama

    June 13th, 2020  |  2 hrs 2 mins
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  • Session 143: Gandalf Takes the Floor

    June 13th, 2020  |  2 hrs 37 mins
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  • Session 142: Investigations

    June 13th, 2020  |  2 hrs 45 mins
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  • Session 141: The Halflings Stand Forth

    May 9th, 2020  |  2 hrs 18 mins
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  • Session 140: Transitioning to Explanations

    May 9th, 2020  |  2 hrs 46 mins
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  • Session 138: Bilbo Says the K Word

    May 3rd, 2020  |  2 hrs 30 mins
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  • Session 139: Aragorn's Call

    May 3rd, 2020  |  2 hrs 44 mins
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    Council of Elrond Session 15: 04212020
    In which The Professor discusses the connection between Bilbo and Aragorn. Aragorn answers Boromir’s question, describes the office and purpose of the Rangers of the North, and declares his intent to retake the Kingship of Gondor to Boromir.

    Field Trip: Gath Forthnir Fortress in Angmar, discussing Ranger Fashions and exploring Arnorian (?) ruins within the Fortress.

    “Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien

  • Session 137: A Tale of Two Heirs

    April 14th, 2020  |  2 hrs 30 mins
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  • Session 136: Boromir Doesn't Get It

    April 14th, 2020  |  2 hrs 51 mins
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  • Session 135: Boromir's Eye Opener

    April 14th, 2020  |  2 hrs 56 mins
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  • Session 134: An Eye Opener

    April 14th, 2020  |  2 hrs 29 mins
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  • Session 133: The Prophecy of Gondor

    March 16th, 2020  |  2 hrs 39 mins
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  • Session 132: Some Real News

    March 16th, 2020  |  2 hrs 38 mins
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