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Third Age 2859

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Third Age 2859 (abbreviated to T.A. 2859) is the 2859th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2859 was also known as S.R. 1259 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 223