Inspirations for Lord of the Rings
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Tolkien, in his own words (and in Yiddish) - New York Daily News (blog)

Tolkien, in his own words (and in Yiddish) - New York Daily News (blog) | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
Tolkien, in his own words (and in Yiddish)
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John Ronal Reuel Tolkien was known as a notoriously donnish figure at Oxford, where he taught Anglo-Saxon.
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Did Gollum get his name from a cave in the Irish Burren? - BBC News

Did Gollum get his name from a cave in the Irish Burren? - BBC News | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
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Did Gollum get his name from a cave in the Irish Burren?
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Was the wild lunar landscape of the Irish Burren in County Clare an inspiration for Tolkien's Middle Earth?
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What JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis Taught Me About Friendship - Babble

What JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis Taught Me About Friendship - Babble | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
What JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis Taught Me About Friendship
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Colin Duriez's book, Tolkien and C.S.
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Penny Stock Journal: Roman gold ring that inspired J.R.R Tolkien?

Penny Stock Journal: Roman gold ring that inspired J.R.R Tolkien? | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
Britain's National Trust and the Tolkien Society are putting an artifact on display Tuesday for fans of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" to decide for themselves whether this was Tolkien's precious ring of power.
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Tolkien's inspiration for Orthanc to be opened to public | Hobbit ...

Tolkien's inspiration for Orthanc to be opened to public | Hobbit ... | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
A dilapidated tower thought to have been the inspiration for the fortress of Isengard in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, is to be renovated and opened to.
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Festival celebrates JRR Tolkien's links with The Burren - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Festival celebrates JRR Tolkien's links with The Burren - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
Festival celebrates JRR Tolkien's links with The Burren
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Mr. Curtin said that another clue to where Tolkien found his inspiration for the Lord of the Rings is the topography of the Burren.
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History and myth: JRR Tolkien, a Roman temple and a ring

History and myth: JRR Tolkien, a Roman temple and a ring | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
The last few days has seen a rash of media coverage for an exhibition at The Vyne in Hampshire which features a Roman ring said to have led Tolkien to incorporate a ring myth into the Middle Earth ...
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Did this ancient Roman ring's curse inspire Tolkien? - News and ...

Did this ancient Roman ring's curse inspire Tolkien? - News and ... | Inspirations for Lord of the Rings | Scoop.it
With this verse, J.R.R. Tolkien launched a storytelling revolution that has stuck at the top of the best-seller-lists ever since his books were released early last century. Now the possible source of his inspiration is being revealed ...
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