Year of the Trees 1500
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Year of the Trees 1500 (abbreviated to Y.T. 1500) is the 1500th year of the Trees in the First Age of Arda. Year of the Trees 1500 was also V.Y. 5000 in Valian Years.
Notable events in this year include:
- After grievous loss - including the death of Turgon's wife, Elenwë - the host of Fingolfin approach Middle-earth after crossing the Helcaraxë.
- The Valar complete the Sun and the Moon, which will be guided by the Maiar Arien and Tilion, respectively. Morgoth, and his servants, cannot bear the Sun.
- The Valar put towers and sentinels around the Calacirya. Valinor is hidden with the Enchanted Isles set about Tol Eressëa.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "The Grey Annals": §52
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "The Annals of Aman": §173-181
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Sun and Moon and the Hiding of Valinor"