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First Age 408

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First Age 408 (abbreviated to F.A. 408) is the 408th year of the Sun of the First Age of Middle-earth.

Notable events in this year include:

Notes

  1. Although the table on page 231 gives Boron's date of death as 403, Christopher Tolkien's notes say the date was changed to 408 at some point in the future.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Two. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West (Chapter 14)", p. 230