Appendix 7: Timeline of Salminerian History

 

 

Calendars

 

Major Historical Events

 

Salminerian

   

Earth

 

-3877

   

 

 

Rauders appear in Salmineria

 

-2671

   

1200 BC

 

First humans appear in Salmineria; Egyptians.

 

-1195

 

 

 

708 BC

 

Chinese appear in Salmineria; kingdom of Ch’Kiang established

 

1

 

 

 

309 BC

 

Romans appear; Purgatorius established. Official Salmineria calendar established.

 

3431

 

 

 

834 AD

 

Turks and Arabs appear;  Nation of Mileu established

 

4507

   

1193

Murgorath born on Earth, in England, at Stonehenge.
 

4597

   

1223

 

Europeans appear – Murgorath is among them;  Nation of Condeu established

 

4621

   

 

 

Wizard’s Guild established – headquarters at Izmiris. Murgorath elected as the first Center.

 

4721

   

 

 

Murgorath proposes the Blue Crystal for the first time, rejected after strong objection by the Elves

 

4723

   

 

 

Demons begin arriving in Salmineria;  they remain in hiding as they slowly accumulate numbers

 

4729

   

 

 

Demon War begins; Demons kill Emperor Tiberius of Purgatorius and sweep east and west out of thousands of mountain caves

 

4730

   

 

 

The threat of the demons cause the elves join the war.  With the help of Murgorath the elves build Minas Palanar (Tower of Warning) and Minas Nimgul (the Tower of White Magic), and several weapons of great power.

 

4733

   

 

 

Esafs established, each a supreme ruler of a massive multi-ethnic army. Murgorath also given immortality spell.

 

4741

   

 

 

Rauder tribes unite at the request of the Elves; tide of the war turns against the demons

 

 

4742

   

 

 

Demons are caught between Esafs and Rauders – all killed. War ends

 

 

4744

   

 

 

The Wizard Guild is moved to Minas Nimgul;  national borders are established (with some disputes)

 

4745

   

 

 

Murgorath again proposes the Blue Crystal, reluctantly agreed to by the Elves.  Planning begins

 

4749

   

 

 

Construction begins.  Esafs demand that “Strictures” be added to the Crystal.  Wizard-Esaf pact signed.

 

4751

   

 

 

The Blue Crystal is completed and activated.  Murgorath retires as Center and goes into seclusion.  Beginning of the “Golden Years” of peace. (over 2000 years)

 

6833

   

 

 

Nexus born.

 

6857

   

 

 

Nexus establishes friendships with Elves and with Rauders.

 

6898

   

 

 

Nexus elected Center. Nexus marries Rauder woman.

 

6899

   

 

 

Takair born.  Desna born (the first elf born in a thousand years.) Large celebrations.

 

6907

   

 

 

End of the Golden Years. “Wizards War” begins. Murgorath comes out of retirement, petitions Elves for aide. The fall of Aloria; the concealment of Desna.

 

6908

   

 

 

War intensifies. Rumors spread of evil Elvin ghost warriors that are nearly unstoppable. Rauder tribes refuse to enter the war, refuse to fight the Elf-zombies.

 

6911

   

 

 

Loss of Takair.  Pace of war slackens

 

6917

   

 

 

Murgorath overthrown, killed.  Rauders are not welcomed in Condeu, and border disputes immediately become an issue.

 

6918

 

 

 

 

 

Desna departs on quest to reach the Crystal and free the Elves;  he may be the Taka Shema. He does not return.

6947     Kratia elected to Circle of Lords.  One of the most skilled wizards ever known.
6949   2007 Billy and Drake arrive in Salmineria.

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