Quest For Middle-Earth

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In the Quest for Middle-earth he suggests that The Lord of the Rings may be more than an imaginary tale set thousands of years in the past in a place called Middle-earth! What if J.R.R. Tolkien weaved his fictional characters into a tapestry created from the secret knowledge of earth's ancient history?" Is there historical and archaeological evidence that supports this position and was any of this knowledge known to Tolkien?

Recent discoveries in Iraq (ancient Sumer, Babylon), ...

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Overview

In the Quest for Middle-earth he suggests that The Lord of the Rings may be more than an imaginary tale set thousands of years in the past in a place called Middle-earth! What if J.R.R. Tolkien weaved his fictional characters into a tapestry created from the secret knowledge of earth's ancient history?" Is there historical and archaeological evidence that supports this position and was any of this knowledge known to Tolkien?

Recent discoveries in Iraq (ancient Sumer, Babylon), Greece and Finland confirm the possibility that intelligent creatures once lived and worked alongside man. There are clues that point to the fact, that as a race, we were the labor force required to serve superior beings - Gods - to create their vision of heaven on earth.

Discover the truth about the Sang Real (Royal Blood), Rennes-la-Chateau and the Templar Knights!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595440931
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/9/2007
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.34 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2012

    Okay, yeah, right

    Save your money! It ain't so, Mr. vander Ploeg. Not even "maybe, but what if?"
    Mr. Tolkein wrote fiction. FICTION. Find an English dictionary and look up the word "fiction". PLEASE, no more bvllshyt from you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2007

    A Quest for the Best

    You are awakened mentally when you begin your reading journey in Quest. The possibility of the author's findings, will lend you inspiration beginning with the famous tale, Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. The author suggests that perhaps this tale came from a real source. As with many fantasy oriented stories, comes research and ideas bursting of a place perhaps not so foreign after all. In Quest, the author gives us a detailed view into a vast past of the real chances of an existence spearheading stories like, The Lord of the Rings. Dirk brings us on an historical and intriguingly personal ride, through his explorations and visits to places in time. Thus lending the question of, 'what if?'. He speaks of the bible, it's origins and many Gods written about throughout our history. How J.R.R. Tolkien believed that myth and fairy tales carved a path to religious and moral beliefs. We learn what Tolkien felt and believed, inspiring you to continue on your own quest of learning more about what Dirk is describing. Every few pages moves you quickly through highlights from a mystical and questionable past, feeding your mind with incredible pieces of information. Photo's of Dirk's explorations, mythical icons and creatures of the past, leaves the reader with an impression creating a desire to want to know more. From the Holy Grail, King Arthur to Merlin's cave, Dirk brings you right there. The enormous pyramids and paths leading to historical sites such as Stonehenge. His experience filters out, a happening from the past that we can only imagine. Continuing on about Tolkien's' Trilogy, explains the historical and significant evidence thus supporting many theories such as, Middle-earth's place, which was in the Nordic countries, mainly Finland. Descriptions such as Torre Abbey lend way to it's legends driving further on this journey of 'what if's'. Using Tolkien's' work, Dirk gives us surfacing possibilities going back and forth with the Gods and temples. It is suggested that perhaps through Egyptians and their depiction of engraved images, flying vehicles existed. Flying through Greek mythology, The Hittite Army reigning in 1380 BCE and then back to the bible. Dirk finishes with discovery after discovery from archeologists in Iraq to the Elf-Queen and Cleopatra tying it into the Holy Grail again. Relating to the past and it's imprints of existence creating stories like Rapunzel and Cinderella, depicting myths and tales. We come to the end of our journey with Constantine and the Roman Church leaving us with the author's beliefs, feelings and un-concluded conclusions as he feels, the Quest for Middle-earth will never end. This is an exciting, well-informative, historically weighted magical non-fiction novel. It enlightens us to the possible realms of past existence, lapping over into our present desire and needs for more discoveries. Perhaps answering a few more things of our existence here on earth.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    Kingdom of men

    I will post later....

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