Middle-earth
Middle-earth is the fictional-universe setting of the majority of author J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy writings. The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings take place entirely in Middle-earth, as does much of ...
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History of Arda
In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, the history of the fictional universe of Eä began when the Ainur entered Arda, following the creation events in the Ainulindalë and long ages of labour throughout Eä...
Timeline of Arda
This article includes several chronologies relating to J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.
Ainulindalë
"Ainulindalë" ([ˌɑi̯nuˈlindɑlɛ]; "Music of the Ainur") is the first story in J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy collection, The Silmarillion. In Tolkien's legendarium, the Ainur compose the great music before...
First Age
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the First Age, or First Age of the Children of Ilúvatar is the heroic period in which most of Tolkien's early legends are set. Versions of these stories were later...
Second Age
The Second Age is a time period from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy writings. Tolkien intended for the history of Middle-earth to be considered fictionally as a precursor to the history of th...
Third Age
The Third Age is a time period from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy writings. The history of Middle-earth is to be taken fictionally as a history of the real Earth.The Third Age began after th...
Languages of Middle-earth
The philologist and author J. R. R. Tolkien created a number of constructed languages, most but not all for his fictional universe, often called Middle-earth. They are used in The Hobbit in a few name...
Middle-earth peoples
Peoples of Middle-earth refers to the many different peoples or races in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional fantasy world of Middle-earth.
See also Vala (Middle-earth) and Maia (Middle-earth)Angelic spi...
List of Middle-earth peoples
A list of species, races, peoples, nations and factions of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium. For descriptions of some of the peoples, see: Middle-earth peoples. For a list of individual cha...
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Ainu (Middle-earth)
The Ainur are the immortal spirits existing before Creation in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional universe. These were the first beings made of the thought of Eru Ilúvatar.
Before the Creation, Eru Ilúv...
Elf (Middle-earth)
In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Elves are one of the races that inhabit a fictional Earth, often called Middle-earth, and set in the remote past. They appear in The Hobbit and in The Lord of the Ri...
Man (Middle-earth)
In J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth books, such as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, the terms Man and Men refer to humankind – in contrast to Elves, Dwarves, Orcs and other humanoid races – and do...
Dwarf (Middle-earth)
In the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, the Dwarves are a race inhabiting the world of Arda, a fictional prehistoric Earth which includes the continent Middle-earth.They appear in his books The Hobbit (19...
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Hobbit
Hobbits are a fictional, diminutive, humanoid race who inhabit the lands of Middle-earth in J. R. R. Tolkien’s fiction.Hobbits first appeared in the novel The Hobbit, in which the main protagonist, Bi...
Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings, an epic high fantasy novel by the British author J. R. R. Tolkien, set in his fictional world of Middle-earth, has been adapted several times.
Three film adaptations of The ...
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Works inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien
The works of J. R. R. Tolkien have served as the inspiration topainters, musicians, film-makers and writers, to such an extent that Tolkien is sometimes seen as the "father" of the entire genre of hig...
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Middle-earth in video games
While an immense number of computer and video games were inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien's works and the many other high fantasy settings based upon his, relatively few games have been directly adapted f...
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Middle-earth role-playing games
This is a list of Middle-earth role-playing games. J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fictional universe has been the setting for several role-playing games.