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Words of Joy. 2007Words of Joy
The Collected Vinyar Tengwar

Edited by Carl F. Hostetter
Special Series 1, Issues 43-44, 2007
The Elvish Linguistic Fellowship
ISSN 10547606
Paperback and Coil-bound formats
Cover illustration by Patrick Wynne
Hammond Page Ref.: None

Collects two issues of the journal. Distributed on a print-on-demand basis by Issued in two formats - Paperback and Coil-bound.

Includes both parts of the series Words of Joy: Five Catholic Prayers - edited by Patrick Wynne, Arden R. Smith and Carl F. Hostetter.

Words of Joy is a collection of five Quenya translations of Catholic prayers. The title Words of Joy is taken from a letter by Tolkien to his son Christopher (see The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981), Letter 54).

The collection includes:

Átaremma (Pater Noster)

Aia María (Ave Maria)

Alcar i Ataren (Gloria Patri)

Ortírielyanna (Sub Tuum Praesidium)

The Litany of Loreto

Also included are Ae Adar Nín (The Lord's Prayer in Sindarin, edited by Bill Welden) and Alcar mi Tarmenel na Erun (The Gloria in Excelsis Deo in Quenya, edited by Arden R. Smith).

Numerous versions are reproduced, including four manuscript pages.

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