|Author:||Mike C (Authenticated as Mike C)|
|Date:||November 21, 2001 at 1:53:25 AM|
|Reply to:||Re: Sauron, Saruman, Gandalf by Mike C|
Gandalf is Old Norse, though the Old English form would have been almost identical. In the Old Norse epic the Poetic Edda there is a dwarf named Gandalf, apparently Tolkien's influence for the name of his wizard. Several other character names from the Hobbit were taken from the Prose Edda.
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