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Timeline/Chronology for "The Hobbit"

Chronology and Timeline of The Hobbit

Reference: J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, George Allen and Unwin, 1937.

After reading through The Hobbit many times, I once tried to determine whether or not the celestial events in The Hobbit could ever be reconciled. After prompting from Daniel Smith of Beyond Bree, I tried once again. I have now come up with a solution to the problem of the events described in The Hobbit. Unfortunately, the events in The Hobbit are irreconcilable, as my article describes, and thus I present a potential solution that satisfies given constraints and criteria as much as is reasonably possible: in short, the proposal is that Durin's Day is the last full moon before winter. This article gives a much more thorough presentation of this material:

A timeline for The Hobbit.