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A legendarium is a book or series of books consisting of a collection of legends. Daniel Is not a very good example of a legend For other senses of this word, see legend (disambiguation). ...


The word was also used by J. R. R. Tolkien to describe his artificial mythology of Middle-earth. Tolkien's great mythological tales of Middle-earth are meant to be taken, fictitiously, as an ancient history of the Earth, particularly of Europe, from several thousand years before the modern era. Tolkien's legendarium is often called "Middle-earth mythology". J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... Artificial mythology (compare artificial language) is any complete, invented world with mythic features that, rather than arising out of centuries of oral tradition, are penned over a short period of time by a single author or small group of collaborators. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... It has been suggested that Myth be merged into this article or section. ... The Three Graces, here in a painting by Sandro Botticelli, were the goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility in Greek mythology. ... Earth, also known as the Earth, Terra, and (mostly in the 19th century) Tellus, is the third planet outward from the Sun. ... World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ...



J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium J. R. R. Tolkien in 1972, in his study at Merton Street (from by H. Carpenter) John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3, 1892 – September 2, 1973) is the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ...


Works published during his lifetime
The Hobbit | The Lord of the Rings | The Adventures of Tom Bombadil | The Road Goes Ever On The Hobbit is a fantasy novel written by J.R.R. Tolkien originally as a childrens story in the tradition of the fairy tale. ... Wikicities has a wiki about The Lord of the Rings: The Lord of the Rings Wiki Council of Elrond - news and scholarship The Encyclopedia of Arda - Mark Fishers tribute site to the works of Tolkien Tolkien Gateway Tolkien Collectors Gateway The Tolkien Wiki Community TheOneRing. ... The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is a collection of poetry by J. R. R. Tolkien, published in 1962. ... The Road Goes Ever On is a walking song by J. R. R. Tolkien, fictionally written by Bilbo Baggins; verses of it are sung at various places in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. ...


Posthumous publications
The Silmarillion | Unfinished Tales | The History of Middle-earth (12 volumes) | Bilbo's Last Song The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkiens works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher, with the assistance of fantasy fiction writer Guy Gavriel Kay. ... Unfinished Tales (full title Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth) is a collection of stories by J. R. R. Tolkien that were never completed during his lifetime, but were edited by his son Christopher Tolkien and published in 1980. ... The History of Middle-earth is a 12-volume series of books that collect and analyse material relating to the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, compiled and edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. ... Bilbos Last Song is a poem by J. R. R. Tolkien. ...


Lists of Wikipedia articles about Middle-earth
by category | by name | writings | characters | peoples | rivers | realms | ages This is a list of articles related to J. R. R. Tolkiens Middle-earth legendarium. ... This article aims to list all articles on Wikipedia that are related to J.R.R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth. ... This article is a list of all books by J. R. R. Tolkien and writings contained in these books (stories, essays, poems, etc. ... This is a list of rivers which appear in J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth and Númenor. ... This is a list of the known realms of Arda, J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional world. ... This article includes several timelines relating to J. R. R. Tolkiens fiction. ...


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Vanguard Silky Venom - Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Fansite - Legendarium :: Seeking Charter Officers (512 words)
Legendarium is a Guild dedicated to achieving three primary objectives within Vanguard: Saga of Heroes™.
First, to maintain a friendly and sociable presence in-game, on forums, and in the global community; secondly, to be recognized as a leading source for meaningful fan art, machinima, and literature; and finally, to band together like-minded Roleplayers, so as to achieve a casual, family-oriented gaming atmosphere.
It is his or her responsibility to differentiate Legendarium from other guilds by encouraging production of art, stories, poetry, music, and movies.
Gorlim - The Lord of the Rings Wiki - A Wikia wiki (413 words)
This subject's portrayal in earlier or alternative versions is discussed in the other versions of the legendarium section.
Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium, Gorlim was one of the companions of Barahir.
In the Tale of Beren and LĂșthien in The Silmarillion it is described how Barahir, last lord of the Men of Ladros (Dorthonion), remained as an outlaw in his own land after it was lost to the Dark Lords Morgoth and Sauron in the Dagor Bragollach.
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