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Nienor and Glaurung Based on the book "The children of Hurin" (J.R.R. TOLKIEN) The children of Hurin by Lilta-photo.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Darrell Sweet, "The Slaying of Glaurung," The J. R. R. Tolkien Calendar preliminary illustration, 1982

At this unfortunate moment, "Níniel", who feared for her husband's life, went out and found him apparently dead. Glaurung then set off his hidden weapon against Túrin - he removed Nienor's amnesia with his last words. Realising she had married her own brother and was carrying his unborn child, she committed suicide by throwing herself into the ravine at Cabed-en-Aras..

This painting by J.R.R. Tolkien, dated 1927, was published in The Silmarillion Calendar 1978. The title is in Old English letters, which J. R. R. Tolkien frequently used when writing in a formal style. At the time of the painting the name of the Father of Dragons was Glórund, not Glaurung, and for the reproduction in the Calendar I rewrote the Old English lettering in precisely similar form in order to introduce the name by which the Dragon is known in the published work. The entrance to…

The Slaying of Glaurung 28"x 36" Part of a series based on the writings of J. R. R. Tolkien. From the Silmarillion. This painting was just featured in the movie, Ringers: Lord of the Fans, a pretty cool documentary on the fans of Tolkien's writings and the movies. It was pretty well made and not at all a jab at fans the way Trekkies was. The painting was used immediately following part of an interview with Geddy Lee of Rush.

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