Really Ancient History

- 24,269 to -22,047

Evidence of human and non-human settlements date to this time period. Scanty records and Elvish songs then relate the land was emptied after a series of major wars for three thousand years.

-18,977 to -5,654

The island shows signs of habitation once more. It is known humans and elves fought against the Dark God here for several thousand years.

Undead first appear in history sometime around the year -22,072.

The area is a large group of rival fiefs of humans and humanoids under the crushing rule of the Dark God and his minions. After the fall of the Dark God, circa -7,273, the local civilizations deteriorate until the Empire of Acheron arises to dominate the area.

-5,654

The Acheron capital of Python is founded. The Acheronian Empire quickly subdues, or annihilates, the societies and lands from the Kingdom of Stygia far to the south to the western borders of the Empire of Shadiz far to the east.

 

Ancient History

-2,312

The barbarian migration of the Hybori people begins putting pressure on the Empire of Shadiz. The Hybori provide a new source of slaves and sacrifices for the vile gods of Shadiz and Acheron. First known mention of the Hybori by name in an Acheronian scroll fragment.

-1,793

The Empire of Acheron withdraws its borders to the Cherson peninsula under pressure from the Hybori barbarian tribes.

-1,492

The Hybori found their first city-state, Laith, on an island near the Kons River at the base of the Cherson peninsula.

-1,421

The  Acheronian city of Roentgen is destroyed.

-1,415

The Acheronians stop the Hybori advance in a series of bloody wars at the Mysic river.

-1,332

The Hybori tribes sucessfully cross the Mysic river, near present day Wirth, enmasse. The ancient Acheronian city of Barkla, near modern Eastgate, falls.

-1,311

The Northern Hybori tribes (ancestors of the modern Dosadans and Bossonians) begin migrating down into Cherson putting pressure on the Southern Hybori tribes (ancestors of the modern Argosseans, Thyrans, and Thulans).

-1,167

The Kingdom of Ilsig is formed by the King of Paramane.

-1,160

The city-state of Laith is destroyed by Acheron.

 

 
 

Age of Civilization and the City-State

-861

The Hybori city-state of Irnan founded. All major Hybori dynasties trace their roots to this kingdom.

-849

The city of Thule is founded.

-775

The Acheronian city of Bloch, near modern Maleriss, is destroyed.

-729

Paramane, capital city of Ilsig, is destroyed by giants.

-700

Acheron destroys the city of Irnan: the survivors found the city of Thyra.

-654 tp -646

Seige of Python; though the capital falls there are still large areas under Acheronian control.

-642

The city of Dosade is founded.

-527

The Acheronian fortress city of Savtar is destroyed.

-480

The city of Aquilla is founded on the ruins of the conquered Acheronian city of Kemput Tikar.

-464

Athol di Lonica founds the city of Argos.

 -361

The first of the major merchant guilds, Delivine, is chartered in Argos by Janis di Tahion.

 -334

Saevar of Thyra founds the city of Banlore in the 34th year of King Fingal of Thyra's reign.

The city of Banlore is founded by Thyra.

-307

King Helic, 30th King of Thule, dies with no direct heir. King Vlasta of Themis, his 3rd cousin, becomes the 31st King of Thule.

 -298

King Fingal of Thyra dies after 70 years on the throne. His grand nephew Jevan is crowned the 18th King of Thyra.

-296

The city of Ziest is founded by Sir Ragnath of Thyra. He and his men are befriended by the centaurs of the Ganglion plains and provide food and protection.

-275

Baron Tanvin di Saevar is killed in battle. His son Avrum di Saevar becomes the third Baron of Banlore.

 -275

Baron Ragnath of Ziest is killed in battle. His grandson Cheuro becomes the second Baron of Ziest.

 -268

The merchant guild Elbasan is chartered in Argos.

 -260

The merchant guild Zirek is chartered in Argos.

 -257

The city of Kamden is founded by Turgan of Thyra. Baron Turgan rules Kamden until -240 when he is killed in battle. His son, Agum di Turgan become the second Baron of Kamden.

-239

Baron Avrum di Saevar of Banlore is killed in battle. Guerdon di Deisa becomes the 4th Baron of Banlore.

The Berat merchant guild is chartered in Argos.

-237

Baron Agum di Turgan of Kamden dies. Calanarr di Valentin becomes the 3rd Baron of Kamden.

 -234

The city of Utrecht is founded by Zakhara del Corsin of Thule, ruled by the Kings of Themis, to try and prevent Thyra from colonizing all of Bicorporal. This program was stopped when King Kyle of Themis became king of Thyra also.

 The Elasson merchant guild is founded in Thyra to compete with the Argossean guilds.

-224

King Donis of Dosade marries Princess Milvushinia of Shadi and takes that city as his own after her brother, King Megdon of Opar and Shadi, objects to their marriage.

-221

Baron Guerdon di Deisa of Banlore dies leaving the realm to his son Azurath di Deisa.

 -218

The city of Meppel is founded by Loredan of Thyra.

-216

The city of Midar is founded by Chenvert del Osaria of Thule.

Baroness Tadyi di Ragnath is recognized by the King of Thyra upon the death of her father.

-215

Upon the death of King Vardis his son Kyle becomes King of Thule and Themis.

-211

King Donis of Dosade and his army take the city of Opar.

-209

The city of Tegelen is founded by Avalle of Thyra.

-202

Upon the death of King Jevan of Thyra the crown passes to his distant cousin, King Kyle of Thule and Themis, as he died with no heirs.

-201

The city of Skaith is founded by Duke Ulthor del Astibar of Thule when he leads the followers of the god Tolomos to the island of Skaith and builds are place where the Tolomos followers are accepted.

King Donis of Dosade is assassinated; his son Cerides is crowned king.

-200

The Cirrik merchant guild is chartered in Argos.

 -185

Aric di Loredan becomes baron upon the death of his father in Meppel.

 -180

Ruric di Morian becomes Baron of Banlore upon the death of Baron Azurath di Deisa.

 -176

Prince Carnatine, son of King Cerides, is born in Dosade.

 -171

The city of Jahiri is founded by Flaneur Inkemisa.

 -169

Folcred di Avalle becomes Baron upon his father's death in Tegelen.

 -166

Kyle, King of Themis, Thule, and Thyra dies. His son Hirth is crowned King of Themis, Thule, and Thyra.

 -164

The Kukes merchant guild is chartered in Argos.

 -161

The Tolis merchant guild is chartered in Thyra.

 -160

The city of Tonilda is founded in Toonal.

 -158

Killiam di Bardadior becomes Baron of Kamden upon the death of Baron Calanarr di Valentin.

 -156

Prince Carnatine is crowned King of Dosade upon the death of his father King Cerides.

-149

Baron Jarpo di Paelion becomes Baron of Ziest upon the death of Baroness Tadyi di Ragnath.

-149

The Rio merchant guild is formed in the Republic of Ipazema.

 -148

Upon the death of Baron Gribavn del Sandre of Utrecht, King Hirth elevates his, Tor del Sandre, to Duke.

 -144

A large section of Thyra is burned when Dosadi troops storm the city.

 -141

The Lesh merchant guild is chartered in Argos.

 -139

The Derrakane merchant guild is chartered in Thyra.

 -138

The city of Thule surrenders to the besieging Dosadans.

 The Florina merchant guild is chartered in Tonilda.

 -135

Baron Ruric di Morian of Banlore is killed in battle. King Carnatine of Dosade makes Taiba di Saevar Duke of Banlore.

 -131

The merchant guild Durres is chartered in Argos.

 -130

King Hirth of Themis, Thule, and Thyra surrenders the citty of Themis and his crowns to King Carnitine of Dosade. King Carnitine sends troops to Lenfell to take control of the governments. He raises the rulers who offer fealty to him to Dukes and ruthlessly hunts down the ones who rebel.

-125

Baron Folcred di Avalle is killed in battle and his son, Greben di Avalle, is annointed Duke of Tegelen by King Carnatine of Dosade.

-125

Upon the death of Baron Ulthor del Astibar his son, Ankoku del Astibar, is annointed a Duke by King Carnitine of Dosade.

 -123

Baron Chenvert del Osaria of Midar is killed in battle. His son, Farrin del Osaria is annointed a Duke by King Carnitine of Dosade.

 -116

Upon the deah of Baron Jarpo di Paelion his son, Avagon di Paelion is annionted by King Carnitine of Dosade as Duke of Ziest.

 The Genshed merchant guild is chartered in Jahiri.

 -114

Olar di Saevar of Banlore becomes Duke of Banlore upon the death of his father Duke Taiba di Saevar,

 -110

The last known Acheronian enclave is exterminated on Sully island.

 -104

The Kothians conquer the great Stygian fortress of Kheltesh and rename it Korikor. The warrior princess Ishtar ascends to godhood upon the battle field.

-98

Dosade conquers Argos.

 
 

Age of Empire

-93

Treg di Bardadior becomes Duke of Kamden upon the death of his father.

 -90

Tubon di Avalle becomes Duke of Tegelen upon the death of his father.

 -80, 3/15

Prince Takkar, son of King Carnatine of Dosade is born.

 -72

Mornegel di Brandin becomes Duke of Ziest upon the death of Duke Avagon di Paelion.

 -69

Zaquintus del Sandre becomes Duke of Utrecht upon the death of his father Duke Tor del Sandre.

 -61

The city of Gelmar is founded by Rudh di Johla of Argos.

 -59

Asomatous del Osaria becomes Duke of Midar upon the deah of his father Duke Farrin del Osaria.

 -58

Roald delAstibar becomes Duke of Skaith upon the death of his father Duke Ankoku del Astibar.

 -52

Prince Takkar of Dosade becomes King upon the death of his father King Carnitine at the siege of Gelmar.

 -47

King Takkar of Dosade marries Princess Jolene of Trockil as his troops raze the city to the ground for rebelling.

 -43

Prince Deventer of Dosade, son of King Takkar, is born in Dosade.

-42

Owain del Doarde becomes Duke of Utrecht upon the death of Duke Zaquintus del Sandre in battle.

 -36

Talenn di Morian becomes Duke of Banlore upon the death of Duke Olar di Saever.

 -33

Zander di Sanzio becomes Duke of Meppel upon the death of Duke Chale di Loredan.

 -31

Sevron di Bardadior becomes Duke of Kamden upon the death of his father, Duke Treg di Bardadior.

 -27

The "Last War of Expansion" begins when the combined Aquilonian and Nemedian navies with Kothian mercenaries are hurled against a Dosadi invasion force in Pankor.

 -17

Mulvan del Doarde becomes Duke of Utrecht upon the death of his father, Duke Owain del Doarde.

 -15

King Milo of Argos is humbled and the city of Argos taken by Dosadans after its rebellion against King Takkar of Dosade.

-3

Prince Deventer of Dosade marries Princess Luma, daughter of King Milo of Argos.

 -2

Prince Ternach, son of Prince Deventer is born in Dosade.

 1 (Takkaran Calendar)

The "Last War of Expansion" ends with treaties signed between Dosade and Aquilonia and Nemedia. Takkar is crowned Emperor of a Realm which encompasses most of the known world.

 7

Ekron del Catriana becomes Duke of Skaith upon the death of Duke Roald del Astibar.

 12

Psyren di Saevar becomes Duke of Banlore uppon the death of Duke Talenn di Morian.

 12

Ellifain di Avalle becomes Duke of Tegelen upon the death of his father Duke Tubon di Avalle.

 14

Jezehiel del Osaria becomes Duke of Midar upon the death of Duke Asomatous del Osaria.

 The Fier merchant guild is chartered in Argos.

 17

Elner del Camena bcomes Duke of Utrecht upon the death of Duke Mulvan Del Doarde.

 19

Sturli Jelsa of Jahiri founds Skeg and is made a Baron by Emperor Takkar.

 25

Ettel di Brandin becomes Duke of Ziest upon the death of Duke Mornegel di Brandin.

 30

The city of Xanator is founded by Duke Shibanhar del Quileia as the Dosadan Empire under Emperor Takkar expands.

 32

The city of Venco is founded by Duke Lesegho del Sandreni as the Dosadan Empire under Emperor Takkar expands.

30

The city of Xanator is founded by the Dosadan Empire under Emperor Takkar.

32

The city of Venco is founded by the Dosadan Empire under Emperor Takkar.

36

Emperor Takkar of Dosade dies of old age (116). His empire is split between his son Deventer (Empire of Dosade), his stepson Sarkid (Kingdom of Toonal) and his cousin Paltesh (Kingdom of Ezlann.)

38

The city of Tiel is founded by Duke Terchaih as the Dosadan Empire under Emperor Deventer expands.

Ganelon Jelsa becomes Baron of Skeg upon the death of his father, Baron Sturli Jelsa.

45-47

"Black years of Famine." Many people in the Empire and the southern kingdoms die of starvation as the harvests fail for three straight years.

47

The Duchy of Luana is founded by Duke Doraiz Rauder as the Dosadan Empire under Emperor Deventer expands

At the Council of Vachon, the nine Argossean merchant houses unify under a confederated group called the Argostolian merchant guild in order to compete better in the imperial age.

53

The Opava merchant guild is chartered in Jahiri.

54

Caligarde di Turgan becomes Duke of Kamden upon the death of Duke Sevron di Bardidior.

56

Grodeg del Astibar becomes Duke of Skaith upon the death of Duke Ekron del Catriana.

Hismig Distrada becomes Duke of Tiel upon the death of Duke Terchaih Eghano.

59

Prince Kembri, son of Prince Ternach is born in Dosade.

The town of Gelenis is founded in the Isounu Hills after Iron and Copper is discovered.

61

Sargan di Senzio become Duke of Meppel upon the death of his grandfather, Duke Zander di Senzio.

 62

The city of Gravenhage is founded by deposed Emperor Deventer after he is forced from the throne by Lord Dorton and his fellow conspiracists.

 65

The town of Combel is foundedby Baron Thurl Nievole as more loyalists flock to the Kingdom of Gravenhage from across the war-ravaged fractured Empire.

 70

The Great Fire of Ezlann. King Deventer of Gravenhage is blamed.

 77

Prince Ternach, son of King Deventer of Gravenhage, is slain in Ezlann while acting as an ambassador.

 84

Arvel di Avalle becomes Duke of Tegelen upon the death of Duke Ellifain di Avalle.

 86

Escavar del Quileia becomes Duke of Xanator upon the death of his father Duke Shibenhar del Quileia.

 88

Dorlyth Voral becomes Baron of Combel after Baron Thurl Nievole dies in battle.

91

Deventer, King of Gravenhage and one time Emperor of Dosade, is assassinated in his capital. With no heir to sucede him Duke Damian is crowned King of Gravenhage. Tegelen remains in the Kingdom while Luana, Utrecht, and Xanator become independent. Duke Nastus of Utrecht proclaims himself King and consolidates his hold over Ziest, Meppel, Kamden, Venco, and Tiel.

Ated Rauder becomes Duke of Luana upon the death of his father Duke Doraiz Rauder.