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Third Age 3000

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Third Age 3000 (abbreviated to T.A. 3000) is the 3000th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 3000 was also known as S.R. 1400 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] Calculation of the Date

The incident of Bilbo's vanishing seen by Merry occurred (as Merry revealed to Frodo Baggins in Crickhollow on 25 September T.A. 3018[4]) "a year before the Party". This refers to Bilbo's Farewell Party, held in 3001.[4]

[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, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Conspiracy Unmasked"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Bolger of Budgeford"
  4. 4.0 4.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Great Years"