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An encyclopedia of Tolkien : the history and mythology that inspired Tolkien's world / David Day.

By: Day, David, 1947- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Diego, California : Canterbury Classics, [2019]Copyright date: �2019Description: 544 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781645170099; 1645170098Subject(s): Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Encyclopedias | Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Encyclopedias | Fantasy fiction, English -- Encyclopedias | Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 | Fantasy fiction, English | Middle Earth (Imaginary place)Genre/Form: Encyclopedias. | Encyclopedias.DDC classification: 828.91 LOC classification: PR6039.O32 | Z46 2019
Contents:
List of illustrations -- Introduction -- A dictionary of sources -- Charts -- Battles -- Three primary ring legends -- Tolkien's ring -- Index of sources -- Index.
Summary: Over 200 illustrations accompany entries concerning the lands, inhabitants, languages, geography, and history of Middle Earth. An appendix examines the legends Tolkien drew on in his writings: the Volsunga saga, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle.
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Includes index.

Over 200 illustrations accompany entries concerning the lands, inhabitants, languages, geography, and history of Middle Earth. An appendix examines the legends Tolkien drew on in his writings: the Volsunga saga, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle.

List of illustrations -- Introduction -- A dictionary of sources -- Charts -- Battles -- Three primary ring legends -- Tolkien's ring -- Index of sources -- Index.

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