Material on JRR Tolkien
- A not so short discussion on the History of
Middle-earth, the primary source about Tolkien's world
made available by his son Christopher.
- Tolkien FAQ, my still unfinished
translation of the official FAQ into German.
- A set of documents describing Tengwar
usage for Eldarin languages (German); with lots of examples
that might make it interesting even for those that cannot read
German, but want to see how Quenya and Sindarin texts are written.
- A document attempting to reconstruct an "Tale
of the Years"
for the events between the awakening of the Elves and the
end of the First Age; the material was compiled from the
later volumes of the History of Middle-Earth.
Sorry, also in German, but as an
English speaker you should at least be able to read the numbers!
- A highly sarcastic review of the Hobbit movies (German).
- A short note on the Valaquenta, the
first part of the Silmarillion. (German)
- A list of all the Edain of the Three Houses
in the First Age, as
mentioned in the Silmarillion and other posthumous work. Recent information
from the History of Middle-earth was included.
There versions of this document in both German and
(probably bad) English.
Tree reflecting the complicated genealogical
situation among the Eldar and Edain in the First Age is available in
- Not even the shortest list on internet Tolkien ressources
should ignore the great
page of Helge Kåre Fauskanger. Here, all your questions
about Tolkien's languages are answered.
- Nor should the fantastic
Encyclopedia of Arda be
omitted. This online encyclopedia gives short but accurate descriptions for
hundreds of Middle-earth related keywords.
- The full Old English text of Beowulf plus a