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Third Age 2996

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Third Age 2996 (abbreviated to T.A. 2996) is the 2996th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 2996 was also known as S.R. 1396 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"