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Dates
The Rings of Power were forged between c. II 1500 and c. II 1600; the Nazgûl, servants of the Nine Rings, first emerged c. II 2250 and went into hiding II 3441; they reappeared in Middle-earth c. III 1300 and were finally destroyed in III 3019
Origins
The Nine Rings were originally made by the Mírdain of Eregion under the tutorship of Sauron
Race
Divisions
Various, including some Númenóreans
Settlements
Various, but most strongly associated with Minas Morgul on the borders of Mordor
Other names
The Nine Rings; their bearers were variously known as Nazgûl, Ringwraiths, Úlairi
Titles

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The Nine

The Rings given by Sauron to Men, and their nine slaves

A title given to the nine Nazgûl, and also to the Nine Rings through which Sauron controlled them.


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