SQPN: Secrets of Middle-earth
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The Secrets of Middle-earth explores the myths, legends and themes of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. A podcast about the books, the movies and the videogame 'Lord of the Rings Online', the Hobbit and the Silmarillion. Hosted by Fr. Roderick.
||CleanHTL004: Dragon Sickness||It's in the darkest moments, when Bilbo faces the most dangerous monsters, that he grows the most. What can his encounters with goblins, spiders and Smaug teach us about facing the dangers in our own life? And what is the biggest threat to middle-earth.||10/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHTLH003: Trolls||In this episode, we follow Bilbo Baggins and learn from his encounter with the trolls. How can we deal with the trolls in our own lives?||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHTLH002: Adventure||What would you do if one day a wizard knocked on your door, looking for someone to go on an adventure? Would you jump up and leave, or would you politely refuse the invitation and stay where you are? Are you a Baggins or more like a Took?||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHTL001: Contentment||Who wouldn't want to trade their busy, noisy and stressful world for a life in the Shire? It all starts with what is perhaps the most important characteristic of a Hobbit lifestyle: contentment.||10/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME026: The Elves of Ered Luin||In this episode, Fr. Roderick, Laura and Inge take you to Duillond, Celondim and Gondamon to discover the history of the elves in Ered Luin. Click here and leave us a review on iTunes! Subscribe to the Feed | Subscribe with iTunes||7/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME025: Frostbluff||In this special Christmas episode, we visit the town of Frostbluff and talk about Tolkien’s letters from Father Christmas and their influence on the creation of Middle-earth. Click here and leave us a review on iTunes!||12/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME024: The Great River||In this episode, we follow the great river Anduin to the south and we explore Thinglad and Eorlsmead. We also briefly visit the town of Stangard and stumble upon an impressive statue! Click here and leave us a review on iTunes!||4/5/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME023: Lothlórien||In this episode we explore Lothlórien, we visit Caras Caladhon and meet with Lady Galadriel and Lord Celeborn. We even discover Galadriel’s mirror and talk to Frodo and the rest of the Fellowship. Click here and leave us a review on iTunes!||3/1/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME022: Mirrormere||In this episode we explore the mysterious Mirrormere and learn more about the ancient history of the dwarves. After that, we venture back into Moria in search of the Endless Stair. Click here and leave us a review on iTunes!||1/12/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME021: The Mines of Moria||We enter the Mines of Moria and we explore the depths of Khazad-dum. Click here and leave us a review on iTunes! Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||10/11/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME020: Middle-earth Cosmology||In this episode, we look at the night sky above the hills of Eregion, and we explore the origins of the moon, the sun and the stars. Click here and leave us a review on iTunes! Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||9/13/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME019: The Trollshaws||In this episode, we explore the Trollshaws east of the Lone-lands, an area long ago inhabited by the Men of Rhûdaur. Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||9/6/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME018: The Inklings||In this episode we travel to Michel Delving to meet with special guest Dr. Jason Jewell. He tells us all about the Inklings and about the three hobbits and the small rabbit in the Bird and Baby Inn. Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||6/28/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME017: Hobbits and Humility||In this episode, we travel from Buckland to the ‘Green Dragon’ in Bywater to talk with the Tolkien Professor about the importance of Hobbits in Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||6/22/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME016: The Lone Lands||In this episode we continue our Lone-Lands exploration, visiting the southern ruins of Minas Eriol, Mithrenost and Ost Guruth where we meet Radagast the Brown. Who is he? What are wizards and where did they come from?||6/15/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME015: The Midgewater Marshes||We investigate the Hobbit settlement of Staddle, east of Bree. In the footsteps of the Fellowship of the Ring we trek east to Weathertop through the Midgewater Marshes and the Midgewater Pass. What can we learn from hobbit hospitality?||5/30/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME014: Visiting Bree||In this episode we take you on a tour of Bree and discover the past and the present of the town where Frodo met Strider for the first time. Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||5/25/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME013: Journey Through Angmar||We travel from Ram Dúath through Malenhad to Nan Gurth in Angmar. Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||5/25/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME012: Dangerous Dragons||We enter Angmar and look for dragons! Subscribe to the Feed |Subscribe with iTunes||5/25/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME011: The Rangers of Esteldin||We meet the rangers of Esteldin and travel to the perilous ruins of Fornost. Subscribe to the Feed | Subscribe with iTunes||10/8/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME010: The Bitter Stair||We explore the North-Western part of the Misty Mountains and climb the Bitter Stair to get a glimpse of Helegrod. Subscribe to the Feed | Subscribe with iTunes||9/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME009: The Misty Mountains||In this episode we travel to the perilous Misty Mountains to explore the Western Bruinen Source, the High Crag and the Giant Halls while trying to avoid trolls, evil dwarves and giants. Subscribe to the Feed | Subscribe with iTunes||7/29/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME008: Arwen and Aragorn||In this episode we talk about the complex relations between elves and humans and we discuss how the books and the movies portray the romantic relationship of Arwen and Aragorn. Subscribe to the Feed | Subscribe with iTunes||7/26/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME007: Children of Ilúvatar||In this episode we walk around in Rivendell and we continue our discussion about the elves in Middle-earth. Subscribe to the Feed | Subscribe with iTunes||7/19/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME006: The Elves of Rivendell||In this episode we travel to Rivendell and visit the Last Homely House. We talk about the origins and the history of the elves in Middle-earth. Subscribe to the Feed | Subscribe with iTunes||7/11/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME005: The Dwarves of the Blue Mountains||In this episode of the Secrets of Middle-earth, we explore the snowy region of Ered Luin, where dwarves mine the depths of the Blue Mountains for treasure. We learn about the surprising origin of the Dwarves,||7/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME004: Annuminas and the Shores of Evendim||We travel from the Shire to Lake Evendim and discover the glorious past of the city of Annuminas. Who is represented by the gigantic statue on the eastern shore of the lake? Why is the city of Annuminas in ruins?||7/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME003: Tom Bombadil and the Old Forest||In this episode, we make a perilous journey through the Old Forest in search of Tom Bombadil. Tom is one of the most mysterious characters in Middle Earth. How old is he? And what is he? A human? An elf? And why has the One Ring no grip on him?||7/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME002: Visiting Bag End||This episode of the Secrets of Middle-earth is recorded in the Shire! We will visit the place where it all began for Bilbo and Frodo: Bag End. We will explore the ancient medieval legends that inspired Tolkien in his creation of Bilbo and young Frod||7/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSME001: Archet in Breeland||In this first episode of the Secrets of Middle-earth: presentation of the podcast; Middle Earth in books, movies and games; news: Children of Hurin, the world wide launch of Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar; a tour of Archet in Bree-land;||7/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
I'm so happy Fr. Roderick decided to do a LOTR secrets. I loved the Pirates one. keep up the good work Fr.
Two of my favorites... Fr. Roderick and LOTR!
All of the podcasts from SQPN are pretty good. Fr. Roderick is a whole lot of fun and down to earth..... give it a spin. I also like the Daily Morning Breakfast! Keep up the good work. John-from Omaha!
I actually stumbled to this podcast and I am so glad that I did. The host has produced one of the best podcast that I have heard for LOTRO so far, I will continue to listen to it. Please keep 'em coming :)
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