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[[Old English]] ''líða'', is the old name for the months June and July.
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[[Old English]] ''líða'', is the old name for the months June and July.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 780-1</ref>
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Revision as of 10:32, 15 October 2010

Lithe refers to two feast days of the Shire Calendar that lay either side of Midyear's Day (and, in a leap year, the special feast-day of the Overlithe).

Events which occurred on 1 Lithe:

Etymology

Old English líða, is the old name for the months June and July.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 780-1