Archive of posts tagged Shadowfax

Isilya, 45th Yávië – Today in Middle-earth History

Third Age 3018: Gandalf, on Shadowfax, crosses the River Isen while traveling north to the Shire.

Gandalf and Shadowfax, by Ted Nasmith

Gandalf and Shadowfax, by Ted Nasmith

Anarya, 44th Yávië – Today in Middle-earth History

Third Age 3018:

– Four Black Riders enter the Shire. The remaining riders pursue the Rangers to the east.
– One Rider comes to Hobbiton and questions the Gaffer about ‘Mr. Baggins.’
– Frodo, Sam and Pippin leave Bag End for Crickhollow.
– Gandalf tames Shadowfax and heads north from Rohan for the Shire.

Black Riders in the Shire by John Howe

‘Black Riders in the Shire’ by John Howe

Valanya, 42nd Yávië – Today in Middle-earth History

Third Age 3018:  Gandalf encounters the great horse Shadowfax for the first time. Shadowfax will not allow Gandalf to approach him. Gandalf follows the horse across the land of Rohan.

SHadowfax, the lord of all horses

Third Age 3019:  The Travellers return to Rivendell.

Third Age 3021:  Frodo and Sam leave Hobbiton for the Grey Havens.