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All entries without a footnote come from [[Appendix B]], the [[Third Age]], The Great Years.
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==February==
 
==February==
* 1 [[Aragorn]] captures [[Gollum]].<ref name="Hunt">{{UT|Hunt}}</ref>
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* '''1''' - [[Aragorn]] captures [[Gollum]].<ref name="Hunt">{{UT|Hunt}}</ref>
  
 
==March==
 
==March==
* 21 [[Aragorn]] reaches [[Thranduil]] with [[Gollum]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''21''' - [[Aragorn]] reaches [[Thranduil]] with [[Gollum]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
* 23 [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Thranduil]] and questions [[Gollum]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''23''' - [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Thranduil]] and questions [[Gollum]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
* 29 [[Gandalf]] leaves [[Thranduil]] and heads west for [[Hobbiton]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''29''' - [[Gandalf]] leaves [[Thranduil]] and heads west for [[Hobbiton]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
  
 
==April==
 
==April==
* 12 [[Gandalf]] reaches [[Hobbiton]]
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* '''12''' - [[Gandalf]] reaches [[Hobbiton]].<ref name="AppB3">{{App|B3}}</ref>
* 13 [[Gandalf]] reveals to [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] that Bilbo's ring is [[the One Ring]].<ref>{{FR|I1}}</ref>
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* '''13''' - [[Gandalf]] reveals to [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] that Bilbo's ring is [[the One Ring]].<ref>{{FR|I1}}</ref>
  
 
==May==
 
==May==
* 1 [[Gandalf]] meets with [[Aragorn]] at [[Sarn Ford]].<ref name="Strid">{{FR|I10}}</ref>
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* '''1''' - [[Gandalf]] meets with [[Aragorn]] at [[Sarn Ford]].<ref name="Strid">{{FR|I10}}</ref>
  
 
==June==
 
==June==
* 19 [[Boromir]] and [[Faramir]] receive the [[Seek for the Sword that was broken|riddle]] in their sleep
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* '''19''' - [[Boromir]] and [[Faramir]] receive the [[Seek for the Sword that was broken|riddle]] in their sleep.
* 20 [[Sauron]] [[Battle of Osgiliath|attacks]] [[Osgiliath]]. About the same time [[Thranduil]] is attacked, and [[Gollum]] escapes.
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* '''20''' - [[Sauron]] [[Sauron's attack on Osgiliath|attacks]] [[Osgiliath]]. About the same time [[Thranduil]] is attacked, and [[Gollum]] escapes.<ref name="AppB3"/>
  
 
==Midyear's Day==
 
==Midyear's Day==
* [[Gandalf]] leaves a letter for [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] with [[Barliman Butterbur]].<ref name="Strid"/>
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* [[Gandalf]] leaves [[Gandalf's letter|a letter]] for [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] with [[Barliman Butterbur]].<ref name="Strid"/>
  
 
==July==
 
==July==
* 1 The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] set forth to search for [[the One Ring]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''1''' - The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] set forth to search for [[the One Ring]]. They pass northward across [[the Wold]]<ref name="Hunt"/>
* 4 [[Boromir]] sets out from [[Minas Tirith]].
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* '''4''' - [[Boromir]] sets out from [[Minas Tirith]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 10 [[Gandalf]] imprisoned in [[Orthanc]].
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* '''10''' - [[Gandalf]] imprisoned in [[Orthanc]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
  
 
==August==
 
==August==
* All trace of [[Gollum]] is lost. It is thought that at about this time, being hunted both by the [[Elves]] and [[Sauron]]'s servants, he took refuge in [[Moria]]; but when he had at last discovered the way to the [[West-gate]] he could not get out
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* All trace of [[Gollum]] is lost. It is thought that at about this time, being hunted both by the [[Elves]] and [[Sauron]]'s servants, he took refuge in [[Moria]]; but when he had at last discovered the way to the [[West-gate]] he could not get out.<ref name="AppB3"/>
  
 
==September==
 
==September==
* 18 [[Gandalf]] escapes from [[Orthanc]] in the early hours. The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] cross the [[Fords of Isen]].
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* Having failed to find the Shire, the Black Riders return to the Wold empty-handed; messengers from Sauron send them to [[Isengard]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
* 19 [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Edoras]] as a beggar, and is refused admittance.
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* '''18''' - [[Gandalf]] escapes from [[Orthanc]] in the early hours. The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] cross the [[Fords of Isen]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 20 [[Gandalf]] gains entrance to [[Edoras]]. [[Théoden]] commands him to go: 'Take any horse, only be gone ere tomorrow is old!' The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] come to [[Isengard]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''19''' - [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Edoras]] as a beggar, and is refused admittance.<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 21 [[Gandalf]] meets [[Shadowfax]], but the horse will not allow him to come near. He follows [[Shadowfax]] far over the fields. The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] encounter [[Gríma|Gríma Wormtongue]], who tells them of the location of [[the Shire]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
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* '''20''' - [[Gandalf]] gains entrance to [[Edoras]]. [[Théoden]] commands him to go: 'Take any horse, only be gone ere tomorrow is old!'<ref name="AppB3"/> The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] come to [[Isengard]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
* 22 The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] reach [[Sarn Ford]] at evening; they drive off the guard of [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]]. [[Gandalf]] overtakes [[Shadowfax]]
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* '''21''' - [[Gandalf]] meets [[Shadowfax]], but the horse will not allow him to come near. He follows [[Shadowfax]] far over the fields.<ref name="AppB3"/> The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] encounter [[Gríma|Gríma Wormtongue]], who tells them of the location of [[the Shire]].<ref name="Hunt"/>
* 23 Four Riders enter [[the Shire]] before dawn. The others pursue the [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]] eastward, and then return to watch the [[Greenway]]. A [[Nazgûl|Black Rider]] comes to [[Hobbiton]] at nightfall. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] leaves [[Bag End]]. [[Gandalf]] having tamed [[Shadowfax]] rides from [[Rohan]].
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* '''22''' - The [[Nazgûl|Black Riders]] reach [[Sarn Ford]] at evening; they drive off the guard of [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]]. [[Gandalf]] overtakes [[Shadowfax]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 24 [[Gandalf]] crosses the [[Isen]]
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* '''23''' - Four Riders enter [[the Shire]] before dawn. The others pursue the [[Rangers of the North|Rangers]] eastward, and then return to watch the [[Greenway]]. A [[Nazgûl|Black Rider]] comes to [[Hobbiton]] at nightfall. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] leaves [[Bag End]]. [[Gandalf]] having tamed [[Shadowfax]] rides from [[Rohan]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
*25 A Black Rider approaches [[Farmer Maggot]] in [[Bamfurlong]] but he is ousted. The Hobbits later reach him who guides them with his wagon until the [[Bucklebury Ferry]]. The evening they meet Merry and reach [[Crickhollow]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] reveals them his plans, already known.
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* '''24''' - [[Gandalf]] crosses the [[Isen]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 26 The [[Old Forest]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] comes to [[Tom Bombadil|Bombadil]]
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* '''25''' - A Black Rider approaches [[Farmer Maggot]] in [[Bamfurlong]] but he is ousted. The Hobbits later reach him who guides them with his wagon until the [[Bucklebury Ferry]]. The evening they meet Merry and reach [[Crickhollow]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] reveals them his plans, already known.
* 27 [[Gandalf]] crosses [[Greyflood]]. Second night with [[Tom Bombadil|Bombadil]]
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* '''26''' - The [[Old Forest]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] comes to [[Tom Bombadil|Bombadil]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 28 The [[Hobbits]] captured by a [[Barrow-wights|Barrow-wight]]. [[Gandalf]] reaches [[Sarn Ford]].
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* '''27''' - [[Gandalf]] crosses [[Greyflood]]. Second night with [[Tom Bombadil|Bombadil]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 29 [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] reaches [[Bree]] at night. [[Gandalf]] visits the Gaffer.
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* '''28''' - The [[Hobbits]] captured by a [[Barrow-wights|Barrow-wight]]. [[Gandalf]] reaches [[Sarn Ford]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 30 [[Crickhollow]] and the [[Prancing Pony|Inn]] at [[Bree]] are raided in the early hours. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] leaves [[Bree]]. [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Crickhollow]], and reaches [[Bree]] at night
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* '''29''' - [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] reaches [[Bree]] at night. [[Gandalf]] visits the Gaffer.<ref name="AppB3"/>
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* '''30''' - [[Crickhollow]] and the [[Prancing Pony|Inn]] at [[Bree]] are raided in the early hours. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] leaves [[Bree]]. [[Gandalf]] comes to [[Crickhollow]], and reaches [[Bree]] at night.<ref name="AppB3"/>
  
 
==October==
 
==October==
* 1 [[Gandalf]] leaves [[Bree]].
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* '''1''' - [[Gandalf]] leaves [[Bree]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 3 He is attacked at night on [[Weathertop]]. [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] in the [[Midgewater Marshes]] sees flashes of light from the battle.<ref>{{FR|I11}}</ref>
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* '''3''' - He is attacked at night on [[Weathertop]].<ref name="AppB3"/> [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] in the [[Midgewater Marshes]] sees flashes of light from the battle.<ref>{{FR|I11}}</ref>
* 4 [[Gandalf]] escapes to the north from [[Weathertop]], followed by four [[Nazgûl|Riders]].<ref>{{FR|II2}}</ref>
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* '''4''' - [[Gandalf]] escapes to the north from [[Weathertop]], followed by four [[Nazgûl|Riders]].<ref>{{FR|II2}}</ref>
* 6 The camp under [[Weathertop]] attacked at night [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] wounded.
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* '''6''' - The camp under [[Weathertop]] attacked at night [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] wounded.<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 9 [[Glorfindel]] leaves [[Rivendell]].
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* '''9''' - [[Glorfindel]] leaves [[Rivendell]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 11 He drives the [[Nazgûl|Riders]] off the Bridge of [[Mitheithel]].
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* '''11''' - He drives the [[Nazgûl|Riders]] off the Bridge of [[Mitheithel]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 13 [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] crosses the Bridge.
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* '''13''' - [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] crosses the Bridge.<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 18 [[Glorfindel]] finds [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] at dusk. [[Gandalf]] reaches [[Rivendell]].
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* '''18''' - [[Glorfindel]] finds [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] at dusk. [[Gandalf]] reaches [[Rivendell]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 20 Escape across the Ford of Bruinen.
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* '''20''' - Escape across the Ford of Bruinen.<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 24 [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] recovers and wakes. [[Boromir]] arrives in [[Rivendell]] at night
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* '''24''' - [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] recovers and wakes. [[Boromir]] arrives in [[Rivendell]] at night.<ref name="AppB3"/>
* 25 [[Council of Elrond]]
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* '''25''' - [[Council of Elrond]].<ref name="AppB3"/>
  
 
==December==
 
==December==
* 18 The membership of the [[Fellowship of the Ring|Company of the Ring]] is chosen.<ref>{{FR|II3}}</ref>
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* '''18''' - The membership of the [[Fellowship of the Ring|Company of the Ring]] is chosen.<ref>{{FR|II3}}</ref>
* 25 The [[Fellowship of the Ring|Company of the Ring]] leaves [[Rivendell]] at dusk
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* '''25''' - The [[Fellowship of the Ring|Company of the Ring]] leaves [[Rivendell]] at dusk.<ref name="AppB3"/>
  
 
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[[Category:Third Age years|3, Third Age 3018]]

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Third Age 3018 (abbreviated to T.A. 3018) is the 3018th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 3018 was also known as S.R. 1418 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] February

[edit] March

[edit] April

[edit] May

[edit] June

[edit] Midyear's Day

[edit] July

[edit] August

  • All trace of Gollum is lost. It is thought that at about this time, being hunted both by the Elves and Sauron's servants, he took refuge in Moria; but when he had at last discovered the way to the West-gate he could not get out.[2]

[edit] September

[edit] October

[edit] December

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Hunt for the Ring"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Great Years"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Long-expected Party"
  4. 4.0 4.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Strider"
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Knife in the Dark"
  6. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Council of Elrond"
  7. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Ring Goes South"