First Age 506

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First Age 506 (abbreviated to F.A. 506) is the 506th year of the Sun of the First Age of Middle-earth.

Notable events in this year include:




  1. In the final version of the The Tale of Years from The War of the Jewels, Dior's wife is named Lindis, survives during the Second Kinslaying and escapes to Ossiriand alongside her daughter Elwing and with the Nauglamír, but later she turns her way towards the Havens of Sirion, hearing of the gathering of exiles from Gondolin in that place.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Three. The Wanderings of Húrin and Other Writings not forming part of the Quenta Silmarillion: V. The Tale of Years", p. 351
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Ruin of Doriath"