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  • But in Gondor, a complex feudal hierarchy could breed discontent, and a general strike over improved working conditions doesn't seem out of the question.

    Workers of Middle-earth, unite!

  • One more resemblance between Byzantium and Gondor is worth remarking upon.

    superversive: Gondor, Byzantium, and Feudalism

  • If Jackson wanted to skip the Scouring then he should have ended the movies at the classic insipit “and they lived happily ever after” royal wedding in Gondor, and faded to black gracefully as the cheers for the King and Queen still echoed off the screen.

    Happily Ever After… at SF Novelists

  • So, if Gondor is a much greater realm, then the analogy should still apply and the kingship should be assumable after the passage of 10000 years.

    Lord of the Rings as Property Law : Law is Cool

  • Isildur didn’t abandon it, he was killed and it * dropped itself, but he didn’t intend to lose it - he is quoted by Gandalf as having left a record in Gondor’s archives that it would be ‘an heirloom of his house - weregild for the deaths of Elendil his father and Anorien his brother’

    Lord of the Rings as Property Law : Law is Cool

  • The analogy with Gondor is a neat one– it seems that we agree that no abandonment occured and that’s another good reason why abandonment should not be inferred.

    Lord of the Rings as Property Law : Law is Cool

  • But all three, Denethor, Boromir, and Faramir are men of Gondor, which is uncomfortably close in both geography and sound to Mordor.

    Dooku

  • He could hear plainly the ringing grate of steel on steel, the clang of sword on iron cap, the dull beat of blade on shield; men were yelling and screaming, and one clear loud voice was calling Gondor!

    The Lord of the Rings

  • I remember when I was 14 I used to wonder how different the War of the Ring would have been if only Gondor had but a single F-15 with a tactical nuke or two strapped under the wing.

    Wolves in the Night

  • At such times, the discount will be greater than normal, explains Cecilia Gondor , an analyst at Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors in Miami.

    Investing 101: Closed-End Funds

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