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What country does the Hobbit take place?

Last Updated: 20th March, 2020

That means, therefore, that the events of Bilbo'sadventures in “Wilderland” would have occurredsomewhere in north central or eastern Europe. But it wouldbe more correct to say that The Hobbit takes place in animaginary eastern European land, just as the Shire is an imaginaryancient predecessor to modern England.

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Accordingly, when and where does the Hobbit take place?

The Hobbit is the first published novel by J.R.R.Tolkien set in Middle-earth. The book was first published onSeptember 21, 1937 and is set in the years 2941 to 2942 of theThird Age before the events of The Lord of the Rings.

Also, where does The Hobbit take place in Middle Earth? Middle-earth is the north continent ofEarth (Arda) in an imaginary period of the Earth'spast (Tolkien placed the end of the Third Age at about 6,000 yearsbefore his own time), in the sense of a "secondary orsub-creational reality". Tolkien's Middle-earthstories mostly focus on the north-west of thecontinent.

Besides, where is the hobbit from?

The Hobbit is set within Tolkien's fictionaluniverse and follows the quest of home-loving Bilbo Baggins, thetitular hobbit, to win a share of the treasure guarded bySmaug the dragon. Bilbo's journey takes him from light-hearted,rural surroundings into more sinister territory.

Is Rivendell in The Hobbit a real place?

Rivendell is a valley in the fictional world ofMiddle-earth created by J. R. R. Tolkien. It is an importantlocation in Tolkien's legendarium, featured in The Hobbit,The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and UnfinishedTales.

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Which hobbits die in the book?

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What age does Lord of the Rings take place?

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How does smaug die?

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How tall are Hobbits?

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Should I read Hobbit before Lord of the Rings?

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Do hobbits wear shoes?

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Why are hobbits special?

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Do hobbits get high?

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Are Hobbits related to elves?

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How tall is Aragorn?

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Where does Boromir die?

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Why is it called Middle Earth?

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