The Black Book of Arda (was Re: LoTR in Russia (wasRe: Tolkien's notion of biology))
|From:||Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 18, 2003, 20:33|
On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 01:39:14 +0300,
Pavel Iosad <edricson@...> wrote:
> > Are any of our
> > Russian-speakers (or speakers of related
> > somewhat-mutually-intelligible
> > languages) aware of the so-called "Black Silmarillion"?
> Yeah. What's more, I know one of the authors - in fact I'm a moderator
> on her forum ;)
> And it's 'The Black Book of Arda', not 'The Black Silmarillion'.
What is "The Black Book of Arda"? I once saw a web site of a couple
of guys who tried to "reconstruct" an alternative Silmarillion
based on JRRT's alternative cosmology where the Earth has always
been round. Does this have something to do with that?