Lord of the Rings & Astronomy: The Mystery of Durin’s Crown
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Lord of the Rings & Astronomy: The Mystery of Durin’s Crown

At the top, as high as Gandalf could reach, was an arch of interlacing letters in Elvish character. Below, though the threads were in places blurred or broken, the outline could be seen of an anvil and a hammer surmounted by a crown with seven stars… “There are the emblems of Durin!” cried Gimli. Here, at the … Continue reading