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Third Age 1938

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Third Age 1938 (abbreviated to T.A. 1938) is the 1938th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 1938 was also known as S.R. 338 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. This date is given in an early draft of Appendix A. This conflicts with the pubished sources where Aranarth's parents were married in two years later.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 196