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Third Age 2788

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Third Age 2788 (abbreviated to T.A. 2788) is the 2788th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2788 was also known as S.R. 1188 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[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.

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"