Robert Foster is the author of The Complete Guide to Middle-earth.


Several years after first encountering the The Lord of the Rings as a teenager, Robert decided to research the etymology of the terms used in J.R.R. Tolkien's works.

He is the assistant professor of English at Rutgers College and holds degrees in English and Medieval studies. He lives in Parsippany, New Jersey.[1]

Translations around the world

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ሮበርት ፎስተር
Arabic روبرت فوستر
Armenian Րոբերտ Ֆոստեր
Belarusian Cyrillic Роберт Фостер
Bulgarian Cyrillic Роберт Фостер
Chinese 罗伯特 · 福斯特
Greek Ροβερτ Φοστερ
Gujarati રોબેર્ત ફોસ્તેર
Hebrew רובירת ףוסתיר
Hindi ड़ोबेर्त फ़ोस्तेर
Japanese ロバート・フォスター
Kazakh Cyrillic Роберт Фостер
Korean 로버트 포스터
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Робэрт Фостэр
Mongolian Cyrillic Роберт Фостер
Nepalese ड़ोबेर्त फ़ोस्तेर
Pashto روبېرت فوستېر ?
Persian رابرت فاستر
Russian Роберт Фостер
Serbian Роберт Фостер (Cyrillic) Robert Foster (Latin)
Sinhalese රොබෙර්ත් ෆොස්තෙර්
Tajik Cyrillic Роберт Фостер
Thai โรเบิร์ตฟอสเตอร์
Urdu رابرٹ فوسٹر
Uyghur روبەرت فوستەر
Yiddish ראבערט פֿאָסטער


  1. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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