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1. Es ist ein Ross entsprungen

Es ist ein Ross entsprungen

(A carol from Rohan)

Es ist ein Ross entsprungen
Aus einer Koppel zart.
Wie uns die Alten sungen
Von Éorl kam die Art.
Und hat ein Fohlen bracht
Mitten im kalten Winter,
Wohl zu der halben Nacht.

Das Fohlen das ich meine,
Davon uns Tolkien sagt
Ist Schattenfell der Kleine
Der uns den Zaub'rer bracht.
Aus Erus ewgem Rat
Hat er ihn hergetragen
Wohl durch die tiefe Nacht.

(Schattenfell = Shadowfax)

You can read the geman orginal from 1599 with english translation here:
You can also hear the beautiful melody.

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Dagmar

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Post-Ring War

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/16/02

Original Post: 12/10/02

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