Man in the Moon
In the folklore of the Hobbits, the Man in the Moon is an old being who secretly hid on the island of the Moon, and built his minaret there. He is also featured in the song The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late.
Other versions of the legendarium
In Tolkien's Roverandom the Man in the Moon also lives in a Minaret.
The Man in the Moon is a real-life tradition referring to a figure on the moon disc that appears like a face.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
- ↑ Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entries "Man in the Moon", "Tilion"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, pp. 193, 198, 215, 271
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