The Grey Havens
Although the first page of the site is all about the movies, the
rest of the site has several race-specific FAQ's. All in all,
the navigation structure is very clear too.
The Encyclopedia of Arda
The biggest Middle-Earth related encyclopedia online that I know
of. This is a very useful site. Clear navigation structure. There
is now an offline version available too.
Tolkien and Middle-Earth at Suite 101
Essays written by Michael Martinez on just about every aspect
of Middle-Earth, the books and the movies. Very interesting
and well written. As of May 30, 2004, there are 143 articles.
A site on the elvish tongues of Middle-Earth, this is a good resource
if you want to learn more about Quenya, Sindarin and the other
languages Tolkien created.
The One Ring: The Complete Guide to Tolkien Online
This site is essentially a link archive.
Lord of the Rings Fanatics Site
This is a fun site. It has games, information, a messageboard
and much more. This is the biggest messageboard I have found on the net to date. The site is divided into two parts, the site and the Forum. I actually spend far too much of my time here, under the name Endaewen.
Materials on "The Lord of the Rings and Other 20th Century Fantasy"
Adobe Acrobat articles on Tolkien. The ones I've read are very good and very detailed.
What's in the History of Middle-Earth?
One of the most useful sites on the HOME books that I have found, this site lists, in detail,
the tables of contents for each of the twelve volumes.
Parma Endorion: Essays
on Middle-Earth by Michael Martinez
This page is the synopsis for the e-book by Michael Martinez. Many of the essays are
from his column at the Suite 101 site. The link for the e-book is at the end of the synopsis.
A site that looks at the fusion of myth and history in the Lord of the Rings.
The Council of Elrond
Another site that involves the member community.
Besides this, it has news, and information relating to all facets of Tolkien:
the Books, movies, web, etc.
The Tolkien Meta-FAQ
This site is one of the larger Tolkien FAQ's out there. Also linked are a series of essays on Tolkien related topics.
A Bibliography of Scholarly Studies of J. R. R. Tolkien and His Works
This is a bibliography of books and articles on J.R.R. Tolkien, current to the year 2000.
The Tolkien Gateway
This is a unique site as far as I know. Its a Tolkien encyclopedia done in a
wiki format. This means that anyone can contribute anything at any time and edit
any of the rest of the content. Looks good.
Tolkien News lists all the current Tolkien-related news regarding events, CD's,
Tolkien and Eidophonetics
A small page with four essays on Tolkien and language. This is an older site,
last updated in 2003. The essays are: The Philosophical Etymology of the
Hobbit, The Philology of the Idea, A Basket of Mushrooms, and
The Tolkien Music List
This site supposedly indexes all the songs that exist which have
made reference to Tolkien and Tolkiens works. Some of the examples
on here are from groups such as Rush or Led Zepplin.
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