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For questions about the English author J.R.R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien or about any of his literary works, most famously The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, and the other works making up the Middle-Earth legendarium.

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Male hobbit names often come from early Medieval European history. Some examples; "Merry" is really short for Meriadoc, a Briton leader. "Pippin" is short for "Peregrine". "Pippin" itself suggests s …
answered Mar 19 '17 by andejons
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There is indeed a resonance with Norse mythology. In Völuspá, stanza 39 according to Codex Regius, or 24 according to Hauksbók (there are otherwise only variations of tense between them in this stanza …
answered Apr 3 '18 by andejons
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If there was any inspiration, it was likely very minor. The only thing this ring seem to have in common with the One Ring is the curse, and that Tolkien could easily have gotten from elsewhere. The m …
answered Jul 15 '17 by andejons