Make your choices between the old tables layout which is no
longer being updated and this one which is designed with layers and CSS.
Keep track of the updates for the current year and past years.
All the subsections of the site are linked from this page,
along with brief descriptions.
All images used on this site are identified and given credit here.
Bibliography of the texts quoted and referenced in this site.
Index of Quotes
All of the quotes used in this site sorted in various different ways.
A glossary for some of the Elvish terms used in Tolkien's works.
Past Trivia Questions:
Lists of some of the items I'm working on for the site and some things I intend to add in the future.
Tables Version of the Page
A direct link to the old version of the site.
Description and images from various editions of The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings
Images, description and favourite quotes from Tolkien's most famous work, The Lord Of The Rings.
A selection of description, images and some of my favourite quotes from The Silmarillion.
The History of the Lord of the Rings
A short description of the evolution of The Lord of the Rings with examples taken from the four books of the History of Middle-Earth centered on those drafts: The Return of the Shadow, The Treason of Isengard, The War of the Ring and Sauron Defeated.
The Fates of the Eruhíni
An essay looking at the differing fates Tolkien designed for Elves and Men in Middle-Earth. Note: Written while I was in High School.
An essay on the evolution of the island of Númenor in Tolkien's mind. This was an idea that grew in it's importance to Middle-Earth. Note: Written while I was in High School.
Magic at the End of the Third Age
An essay written for the website examining the different uses of magic and magical artifacts at the end of the Third Age. Examples include Sting and Gandalf's uses of magic throughout The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
Heritage in Middle-Earth
This essay looks at the aspect of heritage and how it affects the characters in Middle-Earth. Tolkien has made it clear that heritage plays an important role in the temperment and characteristics of the various characters.
Characters From Middle-Earth:
HOME (The History of Middle-Earth):
Information about the various characters of The Hobbit, The
Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.
Characters From Middle-Earth A
Places in Middle-Earth :
Aragorn, Arwen and others.
Characters From Middle-Earth B
Bilbo, Boromir and many more.
Characters From Middle-Earth C
Cirdan, Celebrimbor and others. Ringbearers and Ringmakers are only a few of
the characters who's names begin with "C".
Characters From Middle-Earth D
Denethor and Drogo, both had important roles.
Characters From Middle-Earth E
From Eärendil to Éomer, the characters span the ages.
Characters From Middle-Earth F
Fëanor, Finarfin and Frodo, there are a lot of famous characters here.
Characters From Middle-Earth G
Gandalf is only one of the characters you'll find here.
Characters From Middle-Earth H
Hama, Haldir, it's not just the main characters.
Characters From Middle-Earth I
Isildur and Ioreth, well known and minor characters both.
Characters From Middle-Earth J
Are there any characters for "J"?
Characters From Middle-Earth K
Spooky Khamul, the only named Ringwraith.
Characters From Middle-Earth L
Legolas Greenleaf and Lúthien Tinúviel are the best known characters
on this page.
Characters From Middle-Earth M
From Maedhros to Morgoth, they're all here.
Characters From Middle-Earth N
From the minor characters like Nob to Nessa, one of the Valar, none are forgotten.
Characters From Middle-Earth O
From Kings to Ainur, the characters listed under "O" span the range.
Characters From Middle-Earth P
Peregrin Took, or Pippin, as he was also called is just one of many characters listed on this page.
Characters From Middle-Earth Q
No characters here, it's unfortunately an empty page.
Characters From Middle-Earth R
Characters From Middle-Earth S
Saruman, Sauron, Shelob and Smaug, all evil, but not all the characters on this page are evil. There's also Samwise Gamgee among others.
Characters From Middle-Earth T
Tom Bombadil, one of the enduring mysteries of The Lord of the Rings is not the only character to be found here. There's also Théoden, and Tulkas and many others.
Characters From Middle-Earth U
The home of Ulmo and Uinen.
Characters From Middle-Earth V
Plenty of the Valar to be found here: Vana, Varda, and Vaire.
Characters From Middle-Earth W
The unknown Witch-King of Angmar lurks here, along with Wormtongue.
Characters From Middle-Earth X
Characters From Middle-Earth Y
Yavanna, one of the Valar is the only one to be found here.
Characters From Middle-Earth Z
The final blank page. There just aren't any characters who's names start with "Z".
There are places for every letter of the alphabet, from Aman to Zirak-Zigil. Middle-Earth has lots of room to travel.
Places in Middle-Earth A
Things in Middle-Earth
Aman, Arda, Angmar. There are lots of places to get started on your tour through Middle-Earth.
Places in Middle-Earth B
Bag-End, Bree, Beleriand. From a single home to a village to an entire region, Middle-Earth has them all.
Places in Middle-Earth C
Cardolan is a recent addition to this page
Places in Middle-Earth D
The Dead Marshes stick particularly in my head for a very evocative description.
Places in Middle-Earth E
If you're looking for mountains, this is the place: The Ered Luin and the Ered Lithui are only two of the mountain ranges listed here.
Places in Middle-Earth F
Definitely heavily forested. Fangorn Forest and the Firien Wood are two wooded locations here.
Places in Middle-Earth G
Gondor's description to be found here.
Places in Middle-Earth H
Hidden strongholds galore: the Hornburg, Helm's Deep and Henneth Annun, are the main ones.
Places in Middle-Earth I
Ithilien and Isegard, a garden and a fortress. Talk about opposites.
Places in Middle-Earth J
There are no places which have names beginning with "J".
Places in Middle-Earth K
Places aren't just on the surface. There's also places like Khazad-Dum.
Places in Middle-Earth L
Places in Middle-Earth M
Minas Ithil, Minas Anor and more cities, mostly from Gondor. They're not the only places under "M" though.
Places in Middle-Earth N
Númenor is the best known place or region under "N".
Places in Middle-Earth O
Osgiliath and Orodruin are only two of a number of places who's names begin with "O".
Places in Middle-Earth P
The entries for "P" include the Paths of the Dead and Pelargir, among others.
Places in Middle-Earth Q
There are no entries for "Q". Actually, I can't think if there are any place names in Middle-Earth beginning with that letter.
Places in Middle-Earth R
Places found under "R" include Rivendell and Rohan.
Places in Middle-Earth S
"S" features the Shire and the Sammath Naur, among others.
Places in Middle-Earth T
There are places in Middle-Earth that no Man has ever set foot. Tol Brandir is one of them.
Places in Middle-Earth U
Places featured under "U" include Udun and Umbar.
Places in Middle-Earth V
Valinor and Valimar are featured places under the letter "V".
Places in Middle-Earth W
Curious about the Westfold or the Westfarthing? Both places and others can be found here.
Places in Middle-Earth X
To be honest, "X" is another blank page. There are no places who's names begin with "X".
Places in Middle-Earth Y
Places in Middle-Earth Z
Zirak-Zigil can be found here.
From famous weapons like Anduril to spectacular jewelry such as the Elendilmir or the Elessar, this is the list of descriptions and information.
Things in Middle-Earth A
Other From Middle-Earth
This page features weaponry such as Anduril, Angrist or Aeglos.
Things in Middle-Earth B
Two wearable items and two bows are listed under "B".
Things in Middle-Earth C
There are no items listed under "C".
Things in Middle-Earth D
Several famous items with connections to the Dwarves, such as the coat of mail given to Bilbo are listed on this page.
Things in Middle-Earth E
Jewelry galore: The Elessar, the Elendilmir and the Elven Rings are all found on this page, along with other things as well.
Things in Middle-Earth F
Maybe you can figure out the Flame of Udun.
Things in Middle-Earth G
Weaponry abounds from the First Age to the Third Age: Grond, the Hammer of the Underworld on the side of evil, and Glamdring, the sword most famously used by Gandalf, are only two entries of several found on this page.
Things in Middle-Earth H
More swords to be found on this page. Not to mention horns, such as the Horn of Boromir, and even a book.
Things in Middle-Earth I
From crowns to palantíri, there are a number of interesting things to be found here.
Things in Middle-Earth J
"J" is an odd letter. No characters to be found, no places, and now, no things.
Things in Middle-Earth K
Looking for the keys to the mystery of Orthanc?
Things in Middle-Earth L
Both Lembas and the Lesser Rings are located on this page.
Things in Middle-Earth M
Among the many things on this page, two notable items are the Morgul Knife used to wound Frodo at Weathertop and the Master Stone of the Palantíri.
Things in Middle-Earth N
Two of the Three can be found here: Narya, the Ring of Fire, born by Gandalf, and Nenya, the Ring of Water, born by Galadriel.
Things in Middle-Earth O
The One Ring is the main entry on this page.
Things in Middle-Earth P
One of the Palantíri should show you exactly what you're looking for.
Things in Middle-Earth Q
Unfortunately, "Q" is another blank document.
Things in Middle-Earth R
Notable among the entries on this page are: The Red Book of Westmarch, Fingolfin's sword Ringil and the Ring of Barahir.
Things in Middle-Earth S
Six entries under "S", including the Silmarils and Sting, the sword both Bilbo and Frodo used.
Things in Middle-Earth T
Two entries here: the Three Farthing Stone, and an entry for the Three, the elven Rings of Power.
Things in Middle-Earth U
Find out about the musical horns played by Ulmo here.
Things in Middle-Earth V
The entry for Vilya, the Ring of Air, worn by Elrond is here.
Things in Middle-Earth W
The White Tree as a symbolic object.
Things in Middle-Earth X
"X" is another blank page, as there are no peole, places or things in Middle-Earth that begin with this letter.
Things in Middle-Earth Y
Again, there are no things which have names beginning with "Y".
Things in Middle-Earth Z
As with "Y" this is a blank document.
Plants, individual creatures, etc. If it doesn't belong under Characters, Places, Things, Races or Events, it ca probably be found here.
Other From Middle-Earth A
The Races of Middle-Earth
Athelas, the Ages of the Stars, the Ages of the Lamps, etc. All these and more can be found here.
Other From Middle-Earth B
Mostly ponies here: Bill and Bumpkin.
Other From Middle-Earth C
Curious about Cram, Crebain or Cirith?
Other From Middle-Earth D
The Doom of the Noldor is the most notable item on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth E
Elanor and the Entmoot are both on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth F
Two notable entries on this page are the First Age of the Sun and the Fourth Age of the Sun. Also on this page are the pony Fatty Lumpkin and Fang, one of Farmer Maggot's dogs.
Other From Middle-Earth G
Grip, one of Farmer Maggot's dogs is the only entry on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth H
Two entries, notable among many on this page are Huan and the Huorns.
Other From Middle-Earth I
Information on the unusual substance of Ithildin is on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth K
Other From Middle-Earth L
This page can shed some light on Laurelin, one of the Two Trees killed by Morgoth.
Other From Middle-Earth M
Information on both Mithril and Mallorn Trees can be found on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth N
The entries fro Niphredil and Nahar can be found here.
Other From Middle-Earth O
Old Man Willow stands here, along with other entries.
Other From Middle-Earth P
Both Pipe-Weed and the Party Tree are located on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth Q
Other From Middle-Earth R
Rhymes of Lore are located on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth S
Horses run rampant on this page: Shadowfax, Strider and Stybba among others. They aren't the only entries here though. Also Simbelmynë and the Second Age of the Sun.
Other From Middle-Earth T
The Third Age of the Sun is of course, the biggest entry on this page.
Other From Middle-Earth U
The entry for the Uruk-Hai is on this page for now.
Other From Middle-Earth V
This page isn't quite a Void.
Other From Middle-Earth W
The White Tree is the largest entry on this page. Other entries include more horses and ponies: White-Socks and Windfola.
Other From Middle-Earth X
Again, "X" is a blank page.
Other From Middle-Earth Y
Other From Middle-Earth Z
Entries for Men, Elves and Dwarves can be found here. Also, Dragons, Wargs, Eagles and many other races.
Events in Middle-Earth
These pages are the place to find out what happened in Middle-Earth. From the battles and wars to the celebrations and other events, they're all here.
Events in Middle-Earth A
Events in Middle-Earth B
Timeline for Middle-Earth
Battle after battle, they seem to be the only thing on this page.
Events in Middle-Earth C
Both the Chaining of Melkor and the Change of the World are on this page.
Events in Middle-Earth D
Various named battles, such as the Dagor Aglareb are located on this page.
Events in Middle-Earth E
Events in Middle-Earth F
Bilbo's farewell party may well be the most notable event on this page. Other events include the Fell Winter and the First War.
Events in Middle-Earth G
Everything on this page is great. There is the Great Battle, the Great Journey and the Great Plague.
Events in Middle-Earth H
The hunt for the Ring may well be one of the most important events in the Third Age of the Sun.
Events in Middle-Earth I
Unfortunately this page is another blank one.
Events in Middle-Earth J
Events in Middle-Earth K
More bloodshed. The Kinslaying at Alqualondë and the Kin Strife in Gondor are both located on this page.
Events in Middle-Earth L
This is a page of "Lasts". There's the Last Alliance and the Last Battle, which has yet to happen.
Events in Middle-Earth M
There are no events listed under "M", at least not at this time.
Events in Middle-Earth N
At this time, there is only the one event listed on this page: the Nirnaeth Arnoediad.
Events in Middle-Earth O
"O" is another blank page.
Events in Middle-Earth P
Events in Middle-Earth Q
This is a page filled with quests. There is the Quest for Erebor, the Quest of Mount Doom, and also the Quest of the Silmaril.
Events in Middle-Earth R
Unfortunately, we have another blank page here.
Events in Middle-Earth S
Siege after siege fills this page. One of the best known is the Siege of Barad-Dur.
Events in Middle-Earth T
"T" is another blank page.
Events in Middle-Earth U
Events in Middle-Earth V
Events in Middle-Earth W
The War of the Jewels isn't the only war listed on this page, but it's a major one as is the War of the Ring.
Events in Middle-Earth X
As usual, this letter leads to a blank document.
Events in Middle-Earth Y
Events in Middle-Earth Z
A listing of events with dates given where possible from The Hobbit and The Silmarillion.
Timeline From the Lord of the Rings
A listing of who was where on what date for The Lord of the Rings.
Calendars from Middle-Earth
Month and day names from the various calendars used in Middle-Earth.
A page of miscelaneous facts and bits of trivia about Tolkien's Middle-Earth.
Links to pages with information on Tolkien and Middle-Earth.
Links to archives of images that are either Tolkien or Middle-Earth related.
Links to pages with information about the Lord of the Rings movies and the upcoming movie version of The Hobbit.
Links to Tolkien and Middle-Earth oriented messageboards.
Tolkien Related Fanfiction
These are links to sites specializing in Tolkien themed fanfiction. While the majority of it is based on The Lord of the Rings, there is also a growing amount centered on The Silmarillion.
Official sites for The Tolkien Society and other similar organizations as well as sites for noted authors on Tolkien as well as the HarperCollins Tolkien page.
Sites which have no connection to Tolkien and Middle-Earth but which I wanted
to link anyway.
Games Related Links
Sites for the various Tolkien themed computer games available.
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