TOLKIEN: LOVE AND WAR...
Marco Rubboli, author of Guerra nella Terra di Mezzo. Battaglie, duelli, stratagemmi e potere nelle opere Di J.R.R. Tolkien (War in Middle Earth. Battles, duels, ruses and power in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, (Il Cerchio), and Arianna Parissi, author of La dama, il re, il ritorno. la mitologia e il mondo classico nelle opere di Tolkien (The Lady, the King, the Return. mythology and the classical world in Tolkien's works, Il Cerchio), talk about Tolkien's work from various points of view: the suggestions and values of the classical world that inspired him, as well as his unconventional ideas of heroism and power.
Arianna Parissi was born in Ascoli Piceno, where she still lives, on 8 September1987. She obtained a Master's Degree in Archeology and Classical Mediterranean Literature at the University of Urbino. She currently teaches Italian Literature at the il Liceo Linguistico e delle Scienze Umane Elisabetta Trebbiani of Ascoli Piceno. Through Evoé, she published Grandi dionisie e ludi scenici (Great Dionysias and scenic games), and through Il Cerchio, La Vera Calliope (The True Calliope).
Marco Rubboli is the founder of and lead instructor teacher at of the Achille Marozzo Association, Master of historical fencing for the National Fencing Academy, holder of several national competitive titles, author and editor of numerous technical publications on the subject, historical re-enactor (15th-16th century, Roman era ), scholar of tactics and military art, and writer of fantasy and history. He has always been a great fan of the work of J.R.R.Tolkien.