Re: [mythsoc] . . . not on topic
- --- David Emerson <emerdavid@...> wrote:
> >... de Camp asked Tolkien why, if it was based onIt does but I always got the impression that the
> Europe many
> >thousands of years ago, his Middle-earth lacked the
> megafauna of that
> Does the oliphaunt fall under the category of
oliphaunt in Middle Earth, much like an elephant to
someone who lived in Europe, was something exotic.
Actually, it's interesting because if you look at a
map of Middle Earth, pretty much everything east of
the Iron Hills and south of Gondor fell into the realm
of the exotic and fantastic, that being the Harad and
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- On Apr 11, 2008, at 2:04 PM, John D Rateliff wrote:
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