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Was Tolkien aware of the Voynich manuscript?

Looking at the Tengwar script designed by Tolkien I feel a certain similarity to the unknown script of the Voynich manuscript: Many characters look very similar to others of the same script, and there ...
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How to read One Ring inscription?

The following inscription appears on the One Ring in The Fellowship of the Ring book: Which in Black Speech can be written down as: Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul, Ash nazg thrakatulûk agh ...
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