The Truth Behind the Legends: The One Ring and the Gate of Hell

All stories start somewhere. In fiction a writer will sometimes pluck something from their own imagination and at other times will embellish a real world story. For example, it appears that J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘one ring’ may have come from the legend of this Roman ring. According to Blastr: “The ring is made of about 12…

The Truth Behind the Legends: The One Ring and the Gate of Hell

All stories start somewhere. In fiction a writer will sometimes pluck something from their own imagination and at other times will embellish a real world story. For example, it appears that J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘one ring’ may have come from the legend of this Roman ring. According to Blastr: “The ring is made of about 12…