Traces certain aspects of the One Ring, particularly the power of invisibility to tempt the wearer to immoral acts, to the Ring of Gyges, mentioned in Cicero and Plato.
Morse, Robert E.
"Rings of Power in Plato and Tolkien,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 7
, Article 13.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol7/iss3/13