Timeline of Ispar
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- If an entry has no source listed at the end of the line, its source is the next one listed.
- Before the Roulean Calendar is abbreviated as BRC.
- Roulean Calendar is abbreviated as RC.
- Portal Year is abbreviated as PY.
- Dates in normal text are confirmed.
- Dates in italics are a best estimate based on the available information.
- Entries with no date are placed where they are only as a best estimate based on the available information, and may have occured at another time.
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Before the Roulean Calendar
|-1014 BRC||Treatises of Archephoros is written.|
Roulean Calendar (RC)
|0 RC||Roulea marks the beginning of its calendar with the founding of the capital by offspring of the gods.|
|Long after the Rouleans had brought imperial order to the lands around the Ironsea, the tribes that would become the nations of Viamont and Aluvia remain chaotic and disorganized.|
|286 RC||Ryu Jou Gai, the Order of the Dragon Temple, is founded.|
|486 RC||The prophet Jojii receives revelations from the Unicorn of Grace on how to reach Paradise. Jojii begins to teach of four primary precepts, called the Four Stones: Humility, Discipline, Detachment and Compassion. This new religion comes to be called Jojiism.|
|787 RC||Beginning of the reign of Pwyll II in Aluvia.|
|793 RC||The Tanada clan of the Nanjou Shou-Jen arises in the midst of a minor territorial war between the warlords Fansin Hanu and Kosu Jainan|
|804 RC|| Year of the Comet. The dust-light of the Comet of 804 glowers over the land of Aluvia - the harbinger of the Grand Armada of Viamont.
|810 RC||The traditional highland fortress of the Aluvian Kings, Thrushhaven, is deemed too old and remote for Alfric's purposes, so he establishes a castle in Celdon. On an island on the Canfeld River in the center of Celdon, the island marketplace is razed, and construction begins on a magnificent, airy white marble palace in the Viamontian style, known simply as the Tower of Alfric.|
|824 RC||End of the reign of Alfric, Overlord of Viamont, in Aluvia.|
|854 RC||Theolaud dies. The details of his death are unclear. Some claim assassination, others claim he died in a "king's Duel" against King Elous VIII of Viamont. He is succeeded by his daughter, Alfrega.|
|Alfrega marries Kirne, a royal son of Milantos. Alfrega maintains sole control over Aluvia.|
| Alfrega blames the Aluvian peasantry for the death of her father.
|860 RC||The open rebellion of the Orts begins. A farmer, Dunol, and his three children are to be executed on a Leafcull morning. The previous night, Harlune of Feirgard had smuggled out Dunol's three children. Harlune had to rest and was not able to save Dunol. On the day of the execution, the crowd had expected four executions but witness only that of Dunol. As Dunol lay dying, a cry comes out from the balcony on the Tower of Alfric where Alfrega witnesses executions. There is a struggle with an assailant, who leaps off the balcony after guards come to the defense of the Queen. The assailant, Harlune, lands on execution platform, where the remains of Dunol lay strewn about, throws back his hood and proclaims, "The time has come for the Mad Queen to be thrown down!" then disappears into the crowd.|
|860 RC||After Harlune's act in Celdon, the elder warrior Hendac Tharesun, the firstborn of Pwyll II's seneschal and effective leader of the Orts for several years, seeks out Harlune and becomes his mentor. The two travel throughout Aluvia finding those who mutter quietly against the Throne, urging them to go into hiding in the Luparvium Mountains. Many do, establishing camps there.|
|861 RC||Tharesun and Harlune seek out the hidden mountain camps of Orts throughout the year. The castle of Holdfast is established at one of those camps.|
|Harlune and Urbex the Venerable enchant a rosequartz ring Harlune had taken from the body of Dunol. It is named the Rose of Celdon. The ring is used by many agents of the Orts.|
|Colrim, an agent of the Orts, betrays the group while rescuing prisoners from the Tower of Alfric.|
|868 RC|| In the foredawn of 23rd Wintersebb mercenary soldiers of the Queen descende upon the safe havens of the Orts in all quarters of Celdon. 83 are seized and brought into the courtyard of the Tower. They are all slain. The body of Colrim is later found, his throat slashed by a dagger of exquisite craftsmanship. The Rose of Celdon is lost on this day.
|899 RC||End of the reign of Osric the Wise in Aluvia. He is succeeded by his son Pwyll III.|
|924 RC|| Pwyll III is slain by an ambassador from Viamont on the eve of war between the two nations. Aluvia’s knights and commoners alike fall upon their enemies and destroy them.
|970 RC||Mansur al-Rajan is born. Mansur would later serve in the kitchen of the al-Nafalt during the reign Malik Amul ibn Rakhil, be a part of the first group of Zharalim, and become vizier to Malik Tu'azar ibn Amul.|
|The Gharu'ndim, led by Malik Rakhil al-Khur and the warrior-poet Yasif ibn Salayyar, drive north out of the trackless Naqut desert and laid waste to the ancient empire of Roulea, overwhelming half its lands.|
|977 RC|| One of the five Crimson Stars, the al-Ghul, is renamed al-Khur in honor of Rakhil al-Khur after the great victory won at the salt mines to the east of Tirethas. 
|981 RC||After the founding of Gharu'n many of the other realms about the Ironsea have not recognized their sovereignty, so Yasif travels to many neighboring kingdoms, including Aluvia, Viamont, Roulea, Silvera to win the respect of neighboring rulers - All except Milantos, who refuses again and again Yasif's petitions to travel to their nation and hold parley with Arpad, their king.|
|984 RC|| King Arpad of Milantos dies. Without a son or any living male relatives, his advisor Laszko becomes king. Yasif sends another request to the new king, and to to his surprise, Laszko agrees. Yasif travels to the port of Mawwuz sails to Milantos.
|986 RC|| Chiran Jishui Dan, the Ranks of the Unicorn’s Battle, splits from the Chiran Jou Gai
|989 RC|| The 50 train for three years in the mountain fortess. At the end, 36 of the 50 become the first Zharalim. Twelve of the best Zharalim return with the Malik to the al-Nafalt.
|999 RC||Yasif ibn Salayyar dies. Gharu'n mourns for one full year.|
|1002 RC||The Gharu'ndim group known as Walim, The Searchers, appear a few years after the death of Yasif, vowing to continue his explorations of the nature of truth.|
|1003 RC||Amul ibn Rakhil dies, heirless, poisoned at his own birthday celebration. Gharu’n falls into chaos.|
|1013 RC||Ladriya bint Daum's father dies, orphaning his daughter.|
|1018 RC|| After some 15 years of chaos in Gharu'n, Ladriya bint Daum decides to leave Tirethas and return to her home in Taban.
|1019 RC||Around 20 years after the death of Yasif, Mansur al-Rajan dies.|
|1086 RC||Emperor Kou rises to power in Ryujii at the age of 15. Kou unites the Sho people under his banner. Iiwah he takes by force, invading with a massive fleet; Chiran-tou he takes by peace, marrying the daughter of its ruler and moving his throne there.|
|1103 RC||Century of Storms ends.|
|1176 RC|| Empress Kou-an, great granddaughter of the Emperor Kou, ascends to the Throne of the Sho Empire at age fifteen.
|1261 RC||Portals to Dereth begin to appear on Ispar. At first, they only appear in Aluvian lands.|
|1261 RC|| Good king Cedraic reigns in Aluvia. Cedraic opens up trade with nations across the sea including the Gharu’ndim and the Sho and with that trade comes prosperity. To the west, however, Viamont bides: it will only be a matter of time before war returns to the land.
|1272 RC||King Varicci di Corcosi launches simultaneous attacks on Roulea and Aluvia. After early victories in Aluvia, the Aluvians put up a resistance, and the war falls into a stalemate. The Roulean Empire collapses, its imperial army annihilated and its Emperor murdered in his palace. The Viamontian army presses on to Gharu'n.|
|1274 RC||Tirethas falls to the Viamontians. Viamontian army marches east along the northern edge of the Naqut pushing back the Gharu'ndim army. Gharu'ndim resistance solidifies around the city of Shiryaz. Viamontians are fought to a standstill there, and Shiryaz remains free.|
| 1276 RC|
|On the far away planet of Auberean, the Olthoi Queen of Dereth is defeated.|
|1284 RC|| The Viamontian army camped outside Shiryaz is recalled back to Viamont, to deal with a crisis in their homeland.
|1286 RC||After a long lull in Isparian arrivals, a great surge of new Aluvian, Gharu'ndim, and Sho adventurers are called from Ispar to Dereth by mysterious portals in their homelands.|
|1292 RC||The war in Aluvia between the invading Viamontians and defending Aluvians is still at a stalemate at this point. In Viamont, portals to Dereth begin to appear. New Viamontians begin to arrive on the Dereth for the first time since 1284 RC.|
|1311 RC|| Beginning of the reign of Cedraic III in Aluvia.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1999/11 Release - To Be A Shadow
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2001/11 Dark Majesty - Ages of the Empyrean
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 2004/11 Pre-Throne of Destiny - The Origins and Current Disposition of Viamont
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 1999/11 Release - Zogblaster Archive/Heritage Groups/Sho/Sho Factions
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 1999/11 Release - Zogblaster Archive/Heritage Groups/Sho
- ↑ 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 2002/03 Stormwaltz Quotes - On Aluvian Rulers
- ↑ 2006/11 Remembering the Past - The Rise and Fall of the Tanada
- ↑ 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 1999/11 Release - The Reign of Alfrega
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 1999/11 Release - Zogblaster Archive/Heritage Groups/Aluvian
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 1999/11 Release - Zogblaster Archive/Heritage Groups/Gharu'ndim
- ↑ 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 2000/04 Thorns of the Hopeslayer - The Silifi of the Crimson Stars
- ↑ 1999/11 Release - Zogblaster Archive/Heritage Groups/Gharu'ndim/Gharu'ndim Factions
- ↑ 2001/11 Dark Majesty - The Glorious Reign of Empress Kou-an
- ↑ 14.0 14.1 14.2 1999/11 Release - Microsoft Games Archive/World/History/Historical Archive
- ↑ 2005/07 Throne of Destiny - Intro Video