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For questions about any works in J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium - The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and other works set in the same universe - or about that universe as a whole. Questions about movies, games, or other media set in the same universe should also use this tag. Questions about Tolkien himself or works by him which are not part of the Middle-earth universe should NOT use this tag.

This tag is for questions about any works in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium, many of which also have their own associated tags:

  • The Lord of the Rings (book and movie trilogy) -
  • The Hobbit (book and movie trilogy) -
  • The Silmarillion -
  • The Unfinished Tales
  • History of Middle-earth
  • and any other works set in the same universe

Questions about that universe as a whole, or about movies, games, or other media set in the same universe, should also use this tag. Questions about works by Tolkien which are not part of the Middle-earth universe should NOT use this tag, but instead the tag. For example:

  • Farmer Giles of Ham
  • Roverandom
  • other works found here
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