From the Rohirric Mearas to Snowmane's Howe: A closer look at the medieval horses of Middle-Earth.
The Anglo-Saxon habits of Tolkien's hobbits! There is more medieval to these halflings than meets the eye...
As a professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford, J. R. R. Tolkien could not help but be inspired by the language and literature he studied and taught. As a result, his fictional world is infused with cultural material of the Middle Ages, particularly Old English language and literature. In this blog, I will … Continue reading The Medieval in Middle-Earth: Thror’s Map
Old English a dead language? Think again! the language of the Anglo-Saxons is making a comeback in modern cinema.