Iron Crown

   The crown of Morgoth in Angband.
   The crown forged by Morgoth after his return to Middle-earth to hold the three Silmarils; he bore it throughout the First Age, but after his defeat by the Valar the crown was beaten into a collar for his neck.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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  • Iron crown — Iron I ron ([imac] [u^]rn), a. [AS. [=i]ren, [=i]sen. See {Iron}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of, or made of iron; consisting of iron; as, an iron bar, dust. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling iron in color; as, iron blackness. [1913 Webster] 3. Like iron in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Iron Crown — can refer to:*Iron Crown Enterprises, a roleplaying game publisher *Iron Crown of Lombardy, also used for the Napoleonic kingdom of Italy *Iron Crown (ship), an Australian merchant vessel sunk by a Japanese submarine during World war II. *the… …   Wikipedia

  • Iron Crown — noun The crown of Lombardy, so named from a thin band of iron said to be made from one of the nails of the Cross • • • Main Entry: ↑iron …   Useful english dictionary

  • IRON CROWN —    the crown of the ancient Lombard kings, a golden circlet studded with jewels, and so called as enclosing a ring of iron said to have been one of the nails of the cross, beaten out; Napoleon had it brought from Monza, and crowned himself with… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Iron Crown of Lombardy — Iron Crown of Lombardy, kept in the Cathedral of Monza. The Iron Crown of Lombardy (Corona Ferrea) is both a reliquary and one of the most ancient royal insignia of Europe. The crown became one of the symbols of the Kingdom of Lombards and later… …   Wikipedia

  • Iron Crown Enterprises — (a menudo abreviado con las siglas ICE) es una editorial estadounidense especializada en la publicación de juegos de rol, de tablero, de guerra, de miniaturas y de cartas coleccionables. Contenido 1 Historia 2 Juegos de tablero 3 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Iron Crown Enterprises — (kurz: ICE) ist ein amerikanischer Spieleverlag. Bekannt ist das Unternehmen vor allem als Hersteller der Pen Paper Rollenspiele Rolemaster und MERS, es hat oder hatte aber auch Brett , Miniaturen und Sammelkartenspiele im Angebot. Das in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Iron Crown Enterprises — Pour les articles homonymes, voir ICE. Iron Crown Enterprise (ICE) est une entreprise américaine éditant des jeux de rôles et accessoirement quelques jeux de société. Elle fut fondée en 1980 par Peter Fenlon et ses associés : Coleman… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Iron Crown of Lombardy — ▪ holy relic       originally an armlet or perhaps a votive crown, as suggested by its small size, that was presented to the Cathedral of Monza, where it is preserved as a holy relic. No firm record exists of its use for coronations before that… …   Universalium

  • Iron Crown Enterprises — Infobox Defunct Company company name = company slogan = fate = bankrupt: liquidated successor = Aurigas Aldebaron LLC, Mjolnir LLC foundation = 1980 defunct = 1997 location = industry = Gaming key people = Pete Fenlon, S. Coleman Charlton… …   Wikipedia

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