Artists and Illustrations Included in This Record

First Photographer
Patricia Reynolds
First Photograph
The Black Prince
Second Photograph
The Gokstad Ship
Third Photograph
The Funeral Cart of William Morris

Second Photographer
Glen GoodKnight
Fourth Photograph
The Grave of John Ronald Reuel and Edith Tolkien


Examines funeral customs and the meaning of death in Tolkien’s works, particularly the deaths of Boromir, Théoden, and Denethor. Notes similar customs of various Northern European traditions. Illustrations.

Copyright held by Artist



Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien

Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021

Mythcon Conference