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The "One Ring"

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annis
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The "One Ring"

Post by annis » Thu April 4th, 2013, 4:10 am

Trending currently, the story of the ancient Roman Vyne ring, currently part of an exhibition, its curse, and its link to JRR Tolkien, amid speculation that it may have inspired the famous "One Ring". Of course the Volsunga Saga which inspired Wagner's "Ring" Cycle may also have had a part to play, but the Vyne ring story is a cool one regardless.

Full story here:
The Roman Preciousss on Display at The Vyne
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/24420

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