The hobbits

Article

July 6, 2022

Hobbits (eng. Hobbits) are one of the fictional peoples who lived in Middle-earth in the legendarium of J. R. R. Tolkien. He is one of the central characters in the series of novels "The Lord of the Rings", as well as in the fairy tale "The Hobbit, or To and fro".

Origin

Hobbits are of the same origin as humans, but there is no detailed data to find out the level of their kinship. It is known that once they had a common language and the same preferences with people. The chronicles of the hobbits began after the settlement of the Land, where they came from the east.

Hobbit nationalities

There are three ancient hobbit tribes that split long before the Land was settled: Harfoots - were darker than other hobbits, settled on hills and mountain slopes. Since ancient times, they communicated with gnomes. The author calls them the most typical of hobbits. Stoors (English: Stoors) — were squatter, broader-shouldered, settled in the plains and river valleys. They shunned people less than other hobbits. Later, other Hobbit tribes set off to the west, lived in the Triangle for a long time, after the Angmar wars around 1300, they partly moved to the west, partly returned to Rovanion and settled on the shores of Anduin. The Sturs were Smeagol-Golum and Deagol, much Sturs blood in the inhabitants of the eastern Shire, particularly in the Brandycaps. Fair-headed (English Fallohides) - had lighter skin and hair when compared to others, were slimmer and taller, settled mainly in forests. More often friends with elves. They were the least numerous of the genera.

Appearance

Hobbits are short creatures, shorter than dwarves, averaging 2 to 3 feet (about 60 to 90 centimeters), sometimes reaching 4 feet. Unlike dwarves, they do not have beards, but they have thick brown wool on their legs, as well as strong leather on the soles, so they practically do not wear shoes, except in the Toplin region, in the Eastern quarter, where in wet weather the inhabitants wear dwarven boots . They have long and dexterous fingers, as well as good-natured faces. For the most part, all hobbits are fat, this is caused by their love to eat deliciously, which they try to do up to six times a day, if of course there is something. Hobbits are famous for their ability to be invisible and move silently. In addition, having sharp hearing, v�