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Third Age 2788

[edit] Calculation of the Date

Thorin and Company came to Erebor in T.A. 2941.[1] When they met Roäc he told them that it was "a hundred years and three and fifty since I came out of the egg".[2] Subtracting 153 years from 2941 yields the year 2788.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "The Gathering of the Clouds"