Technically, Gandalf would be a Viking/Scandinavian name. Perhaps that's where the author got it from.Vanheim and the various ages of mankind.http://www.geni.com/people/Gandalf-Alfgeirsson/6000000006123813097That would make the fall of Scandinavia due to Human Weakness, a rather ironic prophecy from a fantasy writer.
Well, not perhaps. Tolkien knew what he was doing in naming the "Wand-elf." He took the name from a historic Norse list of dwarves, as he did most of the dwarves from the Hobbit -- and many of the goblins.
My score was horrible. I must not have read the Silmarillion recently enough.
It's poorly worded, and merely an excuse to show you ads.
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