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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elf

An elf (plural: elves) is a type of supernatural being in Germanic mythology and folklore. ... German Romanticist writers were influenced by this notion of the 'elf', and reimported the English word elf in that context into the German language. ..... words for the same group of beings, and even that Snorri invented the Vanir.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elf_(Middle-earth)

In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Elves are one of the races that inhabit a fictional Earth, often .... The now sixty Elves dwell by the rivers, and they invent poetry and music in Middle-earth (the continent). ... The others were called Eldar, the People of the Stars by Oromë, and they took Ingwë, Finwë and Elwë as their leaders, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elves_in_fiction

In many works of modern fantasy, elves are depicted as a race of semi-divine humanoid beings ... That age was often long before other races appeared or were created. Consequently, Elves are often a living relic of a setting's respective  ...

www.livescience.com/39689-history-of-elves.html

Sep 16, 2013 ... Like fairies, elves were said to be magical, diminutive shape-shifters. ( Shakespeare's elves were tiny, winged creatures that lived in, and ...

www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/revealing-true-nature-elves-dangerous-beauties-and-diabolical-fiends-004978

Dec 18, 2015 ... Ancient elves were diabolical fiends and dangerous beauties. ... While dark elves were said to be evil by nature, light elves regarded humans as ..... Relationship · Peanut Butter: Who Invented the Tasty Sandwich Spread?

www.quora.com/Did-elves-and-dwarves-originate-from-the-Lord-of-the-Rings-book-Did-Hobbits

Jan 8, 2011 ... Tolkien's elves and dwarves are largely based on Norse mythology. ... Hobbits are pretty much his invention. ... Tolkien lived through this as he conceived the book, and these were the experiences he drew on as he completed ...

www.geek.com/tech/the-origin-of-the-species-elves-1663330

Aug 1, 2016 ... By and large they were invented by people who were absolutely in love with the world of Middle Earth and were eager for a way to spend more ...

lotr.wikia.com/wiki/Elves

These were tall and dark-haired, the fathers of most of the Ñoldor. The ninety-six elves now invented many new words. Continuing their journey, they found ...

tolkiengateway.net/wiki/Awakening_of_the_Elves

May 9, 2016 ... They came across eighteen pairs of Elves, who were watching the stars, ... The ninety-six Elves now spoke with each other and invented many ...

www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/history/elves.htm

Elves generally were magical beings who could control what people see as well as experience. ... Bushy Evergreen (Inventor of the magic toy-making machine).