The enchanting history of the ancient Ring Lords has long been preserved in stories of mythological battles between good and evil. This book brings together for the first time the mysteries of the legendary quests for the One Ring and the Holy Grail, full of Arthurian romance, myth, fantasy and fable.
• Realm of the Ring Lords is the first book to relate the lore of Tolkien to historical fact, and to determine who was the original Lord of the Rings
• Who were the Ring Lords? They were the ancient race (4,000 BC) from whom the Kings of Ireland and the early Kings of Scots emerged.
• Gardner reveals the Ring Lords as the ancestors of both King Arthur and of Euro-Asian culture as a whole, debunking the traditional belief in the sources of Greece and Rome.
• The identities of the Ring and the Holy Grail have generally been seen as separate mysteries. But are the historical truths that lie behind these enigmatic and sacred symbols connected? This is the first book to present a full exploration of the connection between these two ancient quests.