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  1. Nessa76

    Nessa76 New Member

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    When do hobbits come into being? I haven't read anything yet that discusses when they come and where they came from. Can anyone sheld some light on the subject?
     
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    celebrimor Elven Jewel-smith

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    ok, hobbits are mortal (as we all no) they were first found around the vales of anduin. And then in the 3rdage they moved north and west and then they eventually founded the shire. In the year, 1601 of the 3rd age.

    "On a blank leaf I scrawled: 'In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.' I did not and do not know why." thats what tolkein says in his letters.

    Beleg of Arthedian saw these some-what men, but shorter and alot harier feet cross the misty mountains. The duenidain called them periannath 'halflings' (literal transilation, i think) those were the first 'halflings' to enter the western lands.
    Hope that helps :)
     
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    Nessa76 New Member

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    I see! Thanks for you help!
     
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    Elvenblademaster New Member

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    Bravo celebrimbor
     
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    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    If you read the prologue in the ROTK book. There is a long, excellent discussion from Tolkien about hobbits. :)
     
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    celebrimor Elven Jewel-smith

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    thank EBM