Oronzo Cilli

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Oronzo Cilli
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LocationItaly
Websitehttps://tolkieniano.blogspot.com/ Tolkieniano

Oronzo Cilli is an Italian independent Tolkien scholar and researcher. He translated the second Italian edition of The Annotated Hobbit (Lo Hobbit annotato) in 2004.[1] He gained international notoriety after publishing J.R.R. Tolkien the Esperantist: Before the Arrival of Bilbo Baggins in 2015.[2] His 2019 book Tolkien's Library: An Annotated Checklist won the Best Book Award from The Tolkien Society in 2020[3] and was a finalist for the Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies in 2021.[4]


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