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'''''Parma Endorion: Essays on Middle-earth''''' by [[Michael Martinez]] is a freely available eBook conaining numerous essays and insight into [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s [[Arda]].
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'''''Parma Endorion: Essays on Middle-earth''''' by [[Michael Martinez]] is a freely available eBook containing numerous essays and insight into [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s [[Arda]].
 
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==Contents==
 
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=== Chapter 1: The Geography of [[Arda]]===
===Contents===
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* Chapter 1: The Geography of [[Arda]]
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** The Continents Of Arda
 
** The Continents Of Arda
 
*** [[Aman]] (The Undying Lands)
 
*** [[Aman]] (The Undying Lands)
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*** [[Hyarmenor]] (The Dark Lands)
 
*** [[Hyarmenor]] (The Dark Lands)
 
*** [[Romenor]] (The Eastern Lands)
 
*** [[Romenor]] (The Eastern Lands)
* Chapter 2: A Brief History of Arda
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=== Chapter 2: A Brief History of Arda===
 
** The [[Ainur]]
 
** The [[Ainur]]
 
** The [[Quendi]] (Speakers, or Elves)
 
** The [[Quendi]] (Speakers, or Elves)
 
** The [[Naugrim]] (Dwarves)
 
** The [[Naugrim]] (Dwarves)
 
** The [[Atani]] (Men)
 
** The [[Atani]] (Men)
* Chapter 3: The [[Elves|Elven]] Peoples of Arda
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=== Chapter 3: The [[Elves|Elven]] Peoples of Arda===
 
** The [[Avari]]
 
** The [[Avari]]
 
** The [[Silvan Elves]]
 
** The [[Silvan Elves]]
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** The [[Falmari]]
 
** The [[Falmari]]
 
** The [[Vanyar]]
 
** The [[Vanyar]]
* Chapter 4: The [Men]] of Arda
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=== Chapter 4: The [Men]] of Arda===
 
** The [[Edain]]ic Peoples
 
** The [[Edain]]ic Peoples
 
*** The Edain of [[Beleriand]]
 
*** The Edain of [[Beleriand]]
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*** Later Easterlings
 
*** Later Easterlings
 
*** The Haradrim
 
*** The Haradrim
* Chapter 5: [[Orcs]] and Other Foul Things  
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=== Chapter 5: [[Orcs]] and Other Foul Things ===
 
** Orcs
 
** Orcs
 
** What did Orcs look like?
 
** What did Orcs look like?
* Chapter 6: A Little Bit Of Hobbit Lore
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=== Chapter 6: A Little Bit Of Hobbit Lore===
 
** Where did [[Hobbits]] come from?  
 
** Where did [[Hobbits]] come from?  
 
** What happened To [[Smeagol]]'s people?
 
** What happened To [[Smeagol]]'s people?
 
** How did Hobbits go to sea?
 
** How did Hobbits go to sea?
* Chapter 7: Things You Might Not Have Known About The Northmen
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=== Chapter 7: Things You Might Not Have Known About The Northmen===
 
** The Anglo-Saxon Myth
 
** The Anglo-Saxon Myth
 
** Why did Tolkien use Old English to represent the language of [[Rohan]]?
 
** Why did Tolkien use Old English to represent the language of [[Rohan]]?
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** The Kingdom of [[Dale]]
 
** The Kingdom of [[Dale]]
 
** The Great King [[Bladorthin]]
 
** The Great King [[Bladorthin]]
* Chapter 8: What Does An Elf Do In Aman?
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=== Chapter 8: What Does An Elf Do In Aman?===
* Chapter 9: What Does A Woodman Do All Day?
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=== Chapter 9: What Does A Woodman Do All Day?===
* Chapter 10: Planning The Middle-earth Wedding
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=== Chapter 10: Planning The Middle-earth Wedding===
 
** Rehearsals and Receptions
 
** Rehearsals and Receptions
* Chapter 11: The Wonders of Middle-earth
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=== Chapter 11: The Wonders of Middle-earth===
 
** Wonders of the [[First Age]]
 
** Wonders of the [[First Age]]
 
*** [[Menegroth]]
 
*** [[Menegroth]]
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*** The [[Bridge of Osgiliath]]
 
*** The [[Bridge of Osgiliath]]
 
*** The Twin Fortresses of [[Aglarond]] and [[Angrenost]]
 
*** The Twin Fortresses of [[Aglarond]] and [[Angrenost]]
* Chapter 12: A Chronology For Tolkien's Four Ages
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=== Chapter 12: A Chronology For Tolkien's Four Ages===
* Chapter 13: Sources Used For Research
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=== Chapter 13: Sources Used For Research===
 
* Appendix A: New Information
 
* Appendix A: New Information
 
** Orcs  
 
** Orcs  
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.merp.com/downloads/ Download from MERP.com] (Registration required)
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* [http://www.ebookbroadcast.com/ebooks/parma_endorion.pdf Download]
  
 
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Revision as of 20:37, 12 January 2009

Parma Endorion: Essays on Middle-earth by Michael Martinez is a freely available eBook containing numerous essays and insight into J.R.R. Tolkien's Arda.

Contents

Contents

Chapter 1: The Geography of Arda

Chapter 2: A Brief History of Arda

Chapter 3: The Elven Peoples of Arda

Chapter 4: The [Men]] of Arda

Chapter 5: Orcs and Other Foul Things

    • Orcs
    • What did Orcs look like?

Chapter 6: A Little Bit Of Hobbit Lore

    • Where did Hobbits come from?
    • What happened To Smeagol's people?
    • How did Hobbits go to sea?

Chapter 7: Things You Might Not Have Known About The Northmen

    • The Anglo-Saxon Myth
    • Why did Tolkien use Old English to represent the language of Rohan?
    • But what about "Beowulf?" Didn't Tolkien use material from the classic Anglo-Saxon poem?
    • Okay, but were The Rohirrim unlike the Anglo-Saxons in any Significant way?
    • What About The Burial Mounds outside Edoras?
    • The Kingdom of Dale
    • The Great King Bladorthin

Chapter 8: What Does An Elf Do In Aman?

Chapter 9: What Does A Woodman Do All Day?

Chapter 10: Planning The Middle-earth Wedding

    • Rehearsals and Receptions

Chapter 11: The Wonders of Middle-earth

Chapter 12: A Chronology For Tolkien's Four Ages

Chapter 13: Sources Used For Research

  • Appendix A: New Information
    • Orcs


External links