First Age 498
Notable events in this year include:
- Mid-year's Day - After becoming betrothed in the spring, Túrin Turambar weds Niënor Níniel.
- Glaurung's orcs begin raiding Brethil. Túrin initially refuses to go into battle, but is persuaded by Dorlas. Túrin takes up Gurthang and defeats the orcs; news of the Black Sword reaches Glaurung.