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How Well Do You Know Middle-Earth Mythology?

Are you just a filthy movie watcher, or are you a Stephen Colbert?

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  1. New Line Cinema / Via youtube.com
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    Glamdring
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    Narsil
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    Sting
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    Longclaw
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    Narsil was the sword of Elendil and, when he was killed by Sauron, his son Isildur picked up the blade and smote the One Ring from the Dark Lord's finger.

  2. John Howe / Via john-howe.com
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    Ulmo
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    Celebrimbor
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    Sauron
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    Ungoliant
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    Ulmo is the Vala known as the King of the Sea, the Lord of Waters, and the Dweller of the Deep. He is the second most powerful of the Valar after his closest friend, Manwë.

  3. Via hdwallpapers.pm
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    Two
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    Five
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    Seven
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    Three
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    There's Saruman the White (TRAITOR), Gandalf the Grey (BADASS), Radagast the Brown (HIPPIE), and the Blue Wizards (...weeeee don't actually know anything about them).

  4. New Line Cinema / Via youtube.com
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    Florin
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    Kili
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    Thorin
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    Gandalf
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    Its name means Goblin-Cleaver and the Goblins themselves nicknamed it "Biter." It was found in a troll's cave and carried by Thorin during most of the events in "The Hobbit."

  5. D3SMMUN / Via d3smmun.deviantart.com
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    The Balrogs
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    The Dragons
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    The Nazgûl
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    The Mûmakil
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    The Balrogs were Maiar, of the same order as Gandalf and Saruman, corrupted by the influence of Morgoth. They're beings of fire and shadow, and it cost Gandalf his life to kill one.

  6. New Line Cinema / Via youtube.com
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    Giant Spiders
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    Nazgûl
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    Dark Elves
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    Orcs
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    The elvish knife could only be considered a sword in the hands of the diminutive hobbits. Despite this, the blade was able to see two generations of filthy Bagginses through countless perils.

  7. Joe Gilronan / Via joegilronanlordoftherings.blogspot.com
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    The Second
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    The Third
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    The Fourth
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    The Fifth
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    This age begins after the last of the ring-bearers — Frodo, Elrond, Galadriel, Gandalf, and Bilbo — sail west to the Undying Lands.

  8. Justin Gerard / Via quickhidehere.blogspot.com
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    Glaurung, the Father of Dragons
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    Gothmog, Captain of Angband
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    Smaug the Golden
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    Ancalagon the Black
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    Ancalagon the Black was the greatest dragon to ever live. His carcass was so enormous, it shattered a volcanic mountain range after it was slain by Arwen's grandfather.

  9. New Line Cinema / Via youtube.com
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    Ecthelion
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    Mithródin
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    Orcrist
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    Andúril
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    The remaking of Narsil into Andúril marks the return of the High King of Gondor and Arnor, namely Aragorn. There was a whole rhyme about it.

  10. New Line Cinema / Via futuregamez.net
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    Narya, the Ring of Fire
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    Nenya, the Ring of Water
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    Vilya, the Ring of Air
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    Nenya, the Ring of Water, was given to Galadriel by its creator, Celebrimbor, and used to maintain her home of Lothlórien.

  11. enanoakd / Via enanoakd.deviantart.com
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    Melkor
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    Manwë
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    Eru Ilúvatar
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    God
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    He's big-G god. The only one that can actually create life. While the Valar can create form, they cannot create function. That was a bad metaphor — whatever.

  12. John Howe / Via tolkiengateway.net
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    Their invasion of the Undying Lands.
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    Their defiance of Sauron.
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    An attack by Ancalagon the Black.
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    The explosion of a volcano.
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    The King of Númenor, Ar-Pharazôn, afraid of dying, was convinced by Sauron to invade and take over the Undying Lands (Middle-Earth's analogue of Heaven). The big-G god wasn't too pleased about that, so he drowned the entire island and made the world circular so only elven ships were able to sail there.

  13. SkullBastard / Via mirachravaia.deviantart.com
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    13
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    20
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    14
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    Fifteen Ainur led the Ainulindalë, helping to craft all of creation. However, Melkor turned away from his brothers and sisters to become the Dark Lord, while 14 other great spirits became the Valar.

  14. AlesseaEarello / Via alasseaearello.deviantart.com
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    Through dance.
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    Through song.
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    With their hands.
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    By mixing elements in a cauldron.
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    The Music of the Ainur was sung in three parts, each more beautiful and complex than the last. What was left at the end was Eä, the entirety of creation.

  15. PunkRanger / Via punkranger.deviantart.com
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    Gollum
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    Sauron
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    Morgoth
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    Ungoliant
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    Morgoth, known as Melkor before his fall, wove discord into creation.

  16. maril1 / Via maril1.deviantart.com
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    Parrying the sword of Gothmog, Lord of the Balrogs.
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    Prying a jewel from Morgoth's crown.
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    Trying to pierce Sauron's armor.
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    After being stepped on by Glaurung, Father of Dragons.
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    Morgoth had placed the Silmarils in his Iron Crown and, despite freeing the first one just fine as the Dark Lord slumbered, his dagger broke trying to get the second. A shard pierced Morgoth's cheek, awakening him.

  17. Via wordpress.com
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    Ents
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    Ainur
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    Dwarves
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    Elves
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    The dwarves were fashioned by the Valar of Craft, Aulë, who was impatient waiting for the elves to wake up. He created their forms, but was unable to give them life. The big-G god did right before Aulë smashed them, the dwarves shrinking in fear. Afterward, the big-G god put them to sleep until after his children, the elves, woke up.

  18. Matt Stewart / Via tolkiengateway.net
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    Because he was the strongest.
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    Because he was the most beloved.
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    Because he was the angriest.
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    Because he was afraid.
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    Olorin is Gandalf's name in Valinor, and he is known as the wisest spirit. His council strengthens those around him and was crucial in defeating Sauron during the War of the Ring. His plans laid decades in advance and his assistance led to the Dark Lord's downfall.

  19. New Line Cinema / Via img2.wikia.nocookie.net
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    During the Battle of Gladden Fields.
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    After a drunken revel.
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    While trying to sneak through Moria.
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    During a quarrel with the Wood Elves.
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    The Ring slipped off Isildur's finger as he tried to swim across a river to escape a warband of orcs. Despite the fact that the Ring was doing a fair job of corrupting the man, it betrayed Isildur because he had decided to turn it over to the Council of Three, who would've destroyed it. Close call.

  20. Thomas Gainsborough / Via upload.wikimedia.org
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    Arwen and Aragorn
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    Romeo and Juliet
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    Gimli and Galadriel
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    Beren and Lúthien
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    Beren loved Lúthien so much, he fought the greatest evil in the world to please her father. Lúthien loved Beren so much, she died of grief after he was mortally wounded.

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