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* [[Eregion]] founded by the [[Noldor]]
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* [[Eregion]] founded by the [[Noldor]].<ref name="AppB1">{{App|B1}}, entry "750"</ref>
 
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* Construction of [[Ost-in-Edhil]] begins.<ref name="Galadriel">{{UT|Galadriel}}</ref>
==References==
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* [[Tar-Aldarion|Aldarion]] founds the [[Guild of Venturers]].<ref name="Aldarion">{{UT|Aldarion}}</ref>
* [[The Lord of the Rings]], [[The Return of the King]], [[Appendix B]]
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==In Other Versions of the Legendarium==
 
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In the ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'' it is stated that "''[[Celeborn]] and [[Galadriel]] therefore went eastwards, about the year 700 of the Second Age, and established the (primarily but by no means solely) [[Noldor]]in realm of Eregion.''"<ref name="Galadriel"/> This contradicts the information published in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' which gives the founding of [[Eregion]] in the year 750.<ref name="AppB1"/> It is possible to reconcile the texts if 700 is seen as the year of their moving eastwards with 750 as the year of the foundation of Eregion; the canonicity of this, however, is unknown.
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Latest revision as of 16:45, 20 February 2011

[edit] In Other Versions of the Legendarium

In the Unfinished Tales it is stated that "Celeborn and Galadriel therefore went eastwards, about the year 700 of the Second Age, and established the (primarily but by no means solely) Noldorin realm of Eregion."[2] This contradicts the information published in The Lord of the Rings which gives the founding of Eregion in the year 750.[1] It is possible to reconcile the texts if 700 is seen as the year of their moving eastwards with 750 as the year of the foundation of Eregion; the canonicity of this, however, is unknown.

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Second Age", entry "750"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"