Scroll of Isildur

   Isildur's own account of the Ring.
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   "... there lies in Minas Tirith still, unread, I guess, by any save Saruman and myself since the kings failed, a scroll that Isildur made himself." (Words of Gandalf; The Fellowship of the Ring II 2, The Council of Elrond)
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   A scroll made by Isildur himself during his short time in Minas Tirith after the War of the Last Alliance, that was stored for millennia in the vaults of that city. The scroll held Isildur's account of the gaining of the Ring from Sauron. His description of the Ring, and his account of the fiery writing that ran around it, was vital in helping Gandalf identify Frodo's Magic Ring as the One Ring of Sauron.

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

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