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The '''Years of the Sun''' was the time after the first rising of the [[Sun]] in the [[First Age]] until the present.
 
The '''Years of the Sun''' was the time after the first rising of the [[Sun]] in the [[First Age]] until the present.
  
The unit of time of the Years of the Sun was the [[coranar]].
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The unit of time of the Years of the Sun was the [[coranar]], also referred to as a [[loa]].
  
 
The Valar intended a Year of the Sun to be 350 full days, being a 1/10 fraction of a [[Years of the Trees|Year of the Trees]]. However the Sun was slower than expected and in 1 Year of the Trees, it turns 365.25 times instead of 350.<ref>{{MR|P2}}</ref>
 
The Valar intended a Year of the Sun to be 350 full days, being a 1/10 fraction of a [[Years of the Trees|Year of the Trees]]. However the Sun was slower than expected and in 1 Year of the Trees, it turns 365.25 times instead of 350.<ref>{{MR|P2}}</ref>
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Revision as of 05:56, 31 August 2015

The History of Arda
Ainulindalë
Valian Years
    Years of the Lamps
    Years of the Trees
Years of the Sun
Ages
    First Age
    Second Age
    Third Age
    Fourth Age
Dagor Dagorath
Timeline of Arda
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The Years of the Sun was the time after the first rising of the Sun in the First Age until the present.

The unit of time of the Years of the Sun was the coranar, also referred to as a loa.

The Valar intended a Year of the Sun to be 350 full days, being a 1/10 fraction of a Year of the Trees. However the Sun was slower than expected and in 1 Year of the Trees, it turns 365.25 times instead of 350.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Two. The Annals of Aman"