Third Age 3016

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Third Age 3016 (abbreviated to T.A. 3016) is the 3016th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 3016 was also known as S.R. 1416 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. As of 2015, the published version of The Lord of the Rings includes this entry under the year T.A. 3009, but Christopher Tolkien agrees with Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull that this is in error.


  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, "Tolkien Notes 13" dated 25 December 2015, Hammond& (accessed 26 December 2015)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"