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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, writer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Bild: The National Gallery

“The Lord of the Rings” is as widespread a learn on the political left as it’s on the precise. An exhibition in Rome is now devoted to the works of Tolkien – enthusiastically supported by the incumbent Prime Minister Meloni.

AOn Monday, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni posted a video for her 2.1 million followers on Instagram. It reveals her visiting the exhibition “Tolkien. Person, Professor, Author”, which the pinnacle of presidency personally attended the opening final Wednesday. Meloni was welcomed on the portal of the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome, magnificently housed in a classicist palazzo proper subsequent to the Villa Borghese, by Culture Minister Gennaro Sangiuliano. During Sangiuliano’s subsequent tour of the exhibition, the official event of which is the fiftieth anniversary of JRR Tolkien’s loss of life on September third, Meloni was accompanied by an entire host of different authorities members: an Italian cupboard assembly on the toes of the British creator of “The Lord of the Rings”.

Matthias Rüb

Political correspondent for Italy, the Vatican, Albania and Malta based mostly in Rome.

Meloni added the next sentences to her video: “The polemic of the same old suspects towards the biggest exhibition ever devoted in Italy to the writer of one of many best-selling and hottest books in literary historical past is astonishing. It reveals how nervous those that thought that tradition belonged to them alone, that it was the prerogative of just one political facet and never all, are nervous. Those days are over.”