Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Stu
36 minutes ago

Halla
1 hour 58 minutes ago

Earl
2 hours 12 minutes ago

Karl
2 hours 48 minutes ago

Findegil
5 hours 7 minutes ago

Khamûl
5 hours 37 minutes ago

laurel
5 hours 46 minutes ago

Laurin666
7 hours 27 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Re: Help on Saruman and Radagast question

Subject: Re: Help on Saruman and Radagast question
by Urulöké on 2007/12/17 0:16:48

To clarify for those who were wondering...

Tolkien says "We must assume that they [the Istari] were all Maiar" (Unfinished Tales, p. 394 of US 1st HC ed.) This comment is dated around 1972 by Christopher in a description of the source of the quote.

So even JRRT must "assume" they are Maiar. What else could they be? Has anyone written on this, or just taken the assumption as fact and never discussed?
© 2016 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us