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 Timeline of The Second Age

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PostSubject: Timeline of The Second Age   Tue May 19, 2009 5:28 pm

The 'Old Times' that Men look back to as ancient lore and Elves remember as a distant childhood, The Second Age was no less turbulent than the first and contained many great events. It is oft referred to with the descriptor SA either at the beginning or end of a year to denote 'Second Age'

You can find the original timeline listed here complete with links of explaination.

Second Age

— 3441 years long

* SA 1 - Foundation of Mithlond the Grey Havens under Círdan, and Lindon as the Ñoldorin Kingdom under Gil-galad.
* SA 32 - Edain reach Númenor, Elros is crowned first King of Númenor.
* c. SA 40 - Many Dwarves abandon the ruined cities of Belegost and Nogrod in the Ered Luin and join Durin's folk in Moria.
* SA 61 - Birth of Vardamir Nólimon, eldest child of Elros. Subsequently three more children are born.
* SA 192 - Birth of Tar-Amandil.
* SA 222 - Birth of Nolondil.
* SA 350 - Birth of Tar-Elendil.
* SA 361 - Birth of Eärendur.
* SA 442 - Elros, also known as Tar-Minyatur, dies. Vardamir Nólimon succeeds the throne but abdicates immediately. Tar-Amandil becomes third king of Númenor.
* c. SA 500 - Sauron arises again in Middle-earth.
* SA 521 - Silmariën is born in Númenor1, line of lords of Andúnië splits off the line of Kings.
* SA 532 - Isilmë, sister of Silmarien, born.
* SA 543 - Meneldur, brother of Silmarien, born.
* SA 590 - Tar-Elendil becomes fourth king of Númenor.
* SA 600 - First Númenórean ships sail to Middle-earth.
* SA 700 - Anardil born.
* SA 740 - Tar-Meneldur becomes fifth king of Númenor.
* SA 750 - the Ñoldor found the realm of Eregion near Moria
* SA 870 - Anardil weds Erendis.
* SA 873 - Ancalimë born.
* SA 882 - Anardil and Erendis separate.
* SA 883 - Tar-Aldarion becomes sixth king of Númenor.
* SA 985 - Death of Erendis, apparently by drowning.
* c. SA 1000 - Sauron begins building Barad-dûr.
* SA 1075 - Tar-Ancalimë becomes the first Queen and seventh ruler of Númenór.
* c. SA 1200 - Sauron deceives the Ñoldor in Eregion, but Gil-galad mistrusts him; the Númenóreans begin building permanent havens in Middle-earth at Lond Daer, Umbar, and other places.
* SA 1280 - Tar-Anárion becomes seventh king of Númenor.
* c. SA 1350 - Celeborn and Galadriel together with their daughter Celebrían emigrate from Eregion to Lórien; Celebrimbor becomes lord of Eregion.
* SA 1394 - Tar-Súrion becomes eighth king of Númenor.
* c. SA 1500 - the Ñoldor under Celebrimbor are instructed by Sauron, beginning of the forging of the Rings of Power
* SA 1566 - Tar-Telperiën becomes the second Queen and tenth ruler of Númenor.
* c. SA 1600 - Forging of the One Ring; Barad-dûr completed; Celebrimbor begins fighting Sauron.
* SA 1693 - War of the Elves and Sauron begins, the Three Rings are hidden.
* SA 1695 - Elrond sent to Eregion as lieutenant of Gil-galad
* SA 1697 - Eregion destroyed, Elrond establishes the refuge of Rivendell, Celebrimbor dies
* SA 1699 - Rivendell and Lindon besieged
* SA 1700 - Minastir sends a great navy to Lindon and he is defeated at the Battle of the Gwathló. Sauron's forces retreat from Eriador and the coasts and go back to Mordor.
* SA 1731 - Tar-Minastir becomes eleventh king of Númenor.
* c. SA 1800 - Númenor begins establishing permanent settlements in Middle-earth.
* SA 1869 - Tar-Ciryatan becomes twelveth king of Númenor.
* SA 2029 - Tar-Atanamir the Great becomes thirteenth king of Númenor but is hostile to the Valar. The Elendili or "The Faithful" still receive the Elves in secret.
* SA 2221 - Tar-Ancalimon becomes fourteenth king of Númenor2.
* SA 2251 - The Ringwraiths first appear.
* SA 2280 - Umbar is fortified by the Númenóreans.
* SA 2350 - Pelargir is built by the Elendili
* SA 2386 - Tar-Telemmaitë becomes fifteenth king of Númenor.
* SA 2526 - Tar-Vanimeldë becomes third Queen and sixteenth ruler of Númenor.
* SA 2637 - Herucalmo seizes the throne and rule as Tar-Anducal, but he's not counted in the list of kings.
* SA 2657 - Tar-Alcarin becomes seventeenth king of Númenor.
* SA 2737 - Tar-Calmacil becomes eighteenth king of Númenor.
* SA 2899 - Ar-Adûnakhôr becomes twentieth king of Númenor and the first to take his royal name in Adûnaic, the language of Men, instead of Quenya, the high language of the Elves.
* c. SA 2900 - Teaching of Elvish languages prohibited in Númenor.
* SA 2962 - Ar-Zimrathôn becomes twenty-first king of Númenor.
* SA 3033 - Ar-Sakalthôr becomes twenty-second king of Númenor.
* SA 3102 - Ar-Gimilzôr becomes twenty-third king of Númenor.
* c. SA 3110 - Usage of Elvish languages and visit of the Elves prohibited in Númenor.
* SA 3119 - Birth of Elendil
* SA 3209 - Birth of Isildur
* SA 3219 - Birth of Anárion
* SA 3177 - Tar-Palantir repents, resulting in a civil war in Númenor.

* SA 3243 - Death of Gimilkhâd, at 198 years old.

* SA 3255 - Ar-Pharazôn the Golden weds his first-cousin Míriel, the daughter of Tar-Palantir, and seizes the throne of Númenor.
* SA 3261 - Ar-Pharazôn sails to Middle-earth landing at Umbar, and takes Sauron captive.
* SA 3262 - Sauron is taken as prisoner to Númenor, but begins corrupting the Númenóreans further.

* c. SA 3265 - Sauron becomes Ar-Pharazôn's court advisor.
* c. SA 3280 - Isildur steals a fruit from Nimloth. The White Tree is felled and burnt in Sauron's Temple thereafter.

* c. SA 3300 - Sauron establishes himself as High Priest of Melkor, "Lord of the Dark"; Elendili are openly persecuted and sacrificed to Morgoth

* SA 3310 - At Sauron's instigation, Ar-Pharazôn begins building the Great Armament.

* SA 3318 - Birth of Meneldil, fourth child of Anárion and last man born in Númenor
* SA 3319 - Ar-Pharazôn sets foot on Aman; the World is Changed: Aman and Tol Eressëa are removed from Arda, Númenor is drowned, and the world is made round; Elendil and his sons arrive on the shores of Middle-earth.
* SA 3320 - Founding of Gondor and Arnor by Elendil and his sons, Isildur and Anárion; Umbar as realm in exile founded by Black Númenóreans.
* SA 3429 - Sauron conquers Minas Ithil and burns the White Tree; Isildur flees to Arnor while Anárion defends Osgiliath.
* SA 3430 - The Last Alliance of Elves and Men is formed.
* SA 3434 - Sauron's forces are defeated in the Battle of Dagorlad; Siege of Barad-dûr begins.
* SA 3440 - Anárion is slain
* SA 3441 - Elendil and Gil-galad perish in battle; Isildur slays Sauron by taking the shards of his father's sword Narsil and cutting the One Ring from Sauron's finger, destroying Sauron's physical form and winning the war. In the aftermath of the War many Elves of Gil-galad's following depart to Valinor: end of the Ñoldorin realms in Middle-earth.
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