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Third Age 2501

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Third Age 2501 (abbreviated to T.A. 2501) is the 2501st year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2501 was also known as S.R. 901 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] Calculation of the Date

Léod died when his son Eorl was 16 years old.[1] Eorl was born in T.A. 2485[2] so he was 16 in the year 2501.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The House of Eorl", "The Kings of the Mark"