Second Age 1701
Notable events in this year include:
- Sauron is driven out of Eriador, narrowly escaping to Mordor with but a bodyguard.
- The first White Council is held. It is decided to establish the Elvish stronghold in eastern Eriador at Imladris rather than in Eregion.
- Gil-galad gives Vilya to Elrond.
- The extent of Gil-galad's realm of Lindon has been diminished and withdrawn from Eriador back to the Blue Mountains.
- The Westlands have peace for a long while.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Second Age"
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", "Concerning Galadriel and Celeborn"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", "Notes", #75