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Latest comment: 30 December 2014 by Mith in topic Date of Birth

Date of Birth[edit source]

As Calimmacil was the son of the younger brother of Narmacil II, who was born TA 1684, wouldn't it be safe to write that Calimmacil was born "18th c. TA"? At least not "Mid TA"!

--Earendilyon 07:26, 21 December 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I'd say yes. It looks like a sound educated guess. On the other hand Foster's Guide suggests a century later for some reason. Your educated guess is as good as his. Sage 12:06, 21 December 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Foster is not a primary source - can we stop regarding it as if it is? It's not been updated in 35 years! --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 23:09, 21 December 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Mith, who's quoting Foster here? I just compared different articles at TG to reach a logical conclusion. If those articles are based on Foster and according to you not accurate (enough), you should do something about it instead of venting your scorn for his book every so often! --Earendilyon 10:56, 30 December 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I do whenever I spot them - you may notice that I make a lot of edits. But I can't spot everything and if people keep adding Foster to articles it seems a big waste of time if I just go along removing them again. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 11:24, 30 December 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]