First Age 496
From Tolkien Gateway
Notable events in this year include:
- Túrin returns to Dor-lómin and discovers that Morwen and Nienor had left for Doriath. In a rage, Túrin kills Brodda the Easterling. Aerin dies in the fire in Brodda's hall.
- Túrin, searching for Finduilas, comes to the woods of Brethil and discovers that Finduilas had been killed by orcs. He stays in Brethil and takes the name Turambar.
- Mablung the Hunter leads a party from Doriath to Nargothrond; it is waylaid by Glaurung and Niënor Níniel and Morwen Eledhwen are lost in the wild.
- Niënor falls under Glaurung's spell and forgets her identity. She is found by Túrin Turambar and comes to Brethil.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Return of Túrin to Dor-lómin"
- 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: I. The Wanderings of Húrin", p. 257
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §301–317.