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Third Age 2480

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Third Age 2480 (abbreviated to T.A. 2480) is the 2480th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2480 was also known as S.R. 880 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 205