Adventures of the Dread Sea
Every civilization refers to a different calendar to date historical events but, for ease of use, the Reformed Salkarian Calendar is adopted in this manual. It calculates all dates starting from the presumed year in which the Dread Star fell (AF = After Fall, BF = Before Fall).
3000 BF Apogee of the Keronian Empire
0 AF Fall of the Dread Star. End of the Keronian Empire.
600-700 The dusts of the Dread Star start to dissipate.
600-610 Survived Keronian Princes found the Tricarnian reign in the north.
700-800 Migrations Era: the Caleds and Pygmies go to the forests. The white man occupies the shores of the Dread Sea.
997 The Great library of Syranthia is discovered.
1000 Foundation of Faberterra.
1000-1300 War of the city states around the Dread Sea.
1224 Fabron, Smith Priest of Hulian, discovers iron.
1300 The Iron Confederacy is created.
1397 Syranthia is annexed by the Iron Confederacy.
1525-1526 First Faberterra-Kyros war.
1528-1529 First Faberterra-Tricarnia war.
1528 Ascaia’s rebellion. Foundation of the Amazons Reign.
1532 Domestan becomes Masterarkos of the Iron Confederacy.
1535-1538 Second Faberterra-Kyros war.
1540 Kyros is annexed by the Iron Confederacy. End of the Confederacy and creation of the Iron Empire. Domestan I crowned Imperator.
1545-1550 Second Faberterra-Tricarnia war.
1551 Tricarnia capitulates and is annexed by the Empire.
1551 Princess Salkaria of Tricarnia marries Emperor Domestan I.
1560 Salkarian Reformation. Legitimate priests of Hulian go into hiding.
1562 Death of Domestan I. Domestan II, his son, takes the crown.
1570-1650 The Iron Empire expands to the north, conquering various barbarian tribes.
1660-1860 The Iron Empire expands eastward. Conquest of Zandor.
2060-2300 Empire’s apogee. An era of peace. Reduction in the Iron Phalanx forces.
2327 Start of the Valk invasion. Cairnlands invaded.
2330 The Valk push the Cairnlanders westward of the Gold River.
2332-2350 Northlanders and Cairnlanders, driven away by the Valk, attack the Iron Empire.
2334 Numerous Caleds war bands attack Tricarnia.
2335 Tricarnia declares independence from the Iron Empire.
2333-2340 Caled-Tricarnia war.
2350 Battle of Felantium. The Iron Empire armies stop the Northlanders a few miles south of the Elephants River.
2355 Emperor Domestan X founds the Borderlands.
2370 Restoration of the Autarchate in Kyros. Kyros seceded from the Iron Empire.
2420 Syranthia peacefully detaches from the Iron Empire.
2425 In the Valk Steppes, Dhaar, son of a minor Valk war chief, is born.
2450 The greatest Valk horde seen in history, led by Dhaar, crosses the River of Tears, attacking Collana. The invasion of Zandor begins.
2451 Ornestan, Governor of Zandor, asks the Iron Empire for support. Domestan XII, the Cautious, refuses it. Zandor faces the invasion alone.
2452 Ornestan declares the independence of Zandor from the Empire. Start the Twelve Winters Reign.
2464 Zandor fights the Valks on its own soil, but the Zandorian armies are divided and slowly driven back year after year.
2464-2467 Siege of Jalizar. Ornestan II is King of Zandor.
2467 Death of Dhaar. The Valk horde shatters.
2470 Tukal, first son of Dhaar, founds Valkheim.
2470 Juggu, second son of Dhaar, dies. The Valk clans in Zandor are independent.
2471 Eku, third son of Dhaar, marries Yasmine of Ekram. Foundation of the Ekul kingdom.
Umberto Pignatelli. (2011). Beasts & Barbarians, pp. 21-22. Studio 2 Publishing. ISBN 978-8393179657