History of Eald

1.) Historic Outline:

(after Ealdian reckoning); here 'a.GF' resp. 'b.GF' means after resp. before Grynns foundation of the Realm, because the Ealdians believed that this demigod founded the city of Eald and with it the realm. Therefore he is the ancestor of the royal Ealdian house and of the realm.

ca. 240 b.GR.: The Darian tribe sets out from its original home in Brocande
ca. 220 b.GR. foundation of the kingdom of Gurum
ca. 150 b.GR. The Darians pass through Gurum and settle between the Grey Hills (above the Darus) and the Inner Sea
ca. 140 b.GR. Foundation of Gura
135 b.GR. Foundation of Lia and Lugas
100 b.GR. 1st War of Succession in Gurum; the Darians conquer the area between the Seos and the Inner Sea
ca. 75 b.GR. 2. War of Succession in Gurum; until
30 b.GR. Development of the Twenty Provincial Realms; the Darians expel the Blugo-tribe from the area between the Darus and the Varinwood
until 5 b.GR. the Darians advance into the area west of the Seos
 0 Battle of the Wolves; Grunos, battle- chief of the Darians, founds Eald; probably his name is changed to Grynn by king Alfon I. and he is declared a demigod in order to legitimize the kingship
25 a.GR. Foundation of the Ealdian royal house by Grunos II.
until 42 a.GR. The Ealdian kingdom expands to Noras, a city of the Vurians, which is besieged for two months under Alfon I.
ab 130 a.GR.

Rule of the Olakoids; in their time the first navy is built and the realm expands over the Inner Sea

the Lychango-Mountaintribes settle in the mountainous area east of the Ap-Salom

until 162 a.GR. After the subjugation of the Twenty Provincial Realms the Darians blend with the Gurians
until 230 a.GR. Advance of the Ealdian kingdom to the Druna under the Grusars. Heyday of the kingdom and extended construction-activity under Grusaros II.
235 a.GR. Battle at the Gates; Archimanos Parablata is expelled from the ralm; nonetheless he can return with the help of Gurian legions and overthrow king Ragoras I.
until 238 a.GR. The kingdom is transformed into an empire by Archimanos ("Three Years' Emperor")
239 a.GR Telaron I. establishes the Dynasty of the Quersa
until 280 a.GR.

Nyral is integrated into the empire with the Treaty of Friendship between Arel II. of Nyral and emperor Baladur I.

The Ealdian Empire expands southwards and reaches the Neglus (Victory over the kingdom Rygien)

The Principle of Administration is introduced: conquered territories are dissolved and are placed under the administration of the Imperial Councellors

until 300 a.GR. The empire extends its south-westerly border to the edge of the Western Sea
until 325 a.GR. Conquest of Myrddia up to the Tegarden under Lygamon the Lion. The emperor is granted the Right of Veto over the Imperial Council.
until 360 a.GR. 1st Kyrian War : ends with the Battle In the Lion's Pit with a victory of the Ealdian Empire; Dum-Sara is founded as a sentry- post
363 a.GR. The Myrddian Storm of Tribes starts; fall of Beach
364 a.GR.

The Wall in Myrddia is finished by Saro III. ("Saros‘ Wall")

Start of the Narian Dynasty under Plaron I., who is named co-regent by Saro

until 370 a.GR. Upheaval of eight Myrddian tribes and their repulse in four battles by Syron an Delanos
until 395 a.GR. Inner fights which are recorded as "Years of Strife" in the Historical Literature of Eald
410 a.GR. The Narian Dynasty is replaced by the Lyndian Dynasty, under which an flourishing inner and outer commerce develops (especially with the Rygian Empire)
420 a.GR.

Battle at the Ap-Salom and subjugation of the Confederation of the Lychango-Mountaintribes by Negaron I.

The tribes have to pay a yearly tribute and are allowed to govern themselves in exchange; 1st Break of the Principle of Administration

426 a.GR.

First invasion of the Terian Nomads; they pass through Gurum and are beaten in the Battle of Erdum (founded 385 by Saros IV.) by Negaron II.

Negaron's Treaty obliges the Nomads to a hundred years peace; it seems Negaron hopes for the integration of the Nomads by giving them land

until 469 a.GR. Advance along the Sulon under Boras V.
490 a.GR. 2nd Kyrian War; defeat and death of Boras at Teradias
500 a.GR. Battle at Sardum; afterwards the Kyrians are pushed back by Apatus an Darayn; restoration of the old borders
502 a.GR. Peace Treaty of Weradum
527 a.GR. Battle of Rahla and death of the mercenary chief Tugor of Gsaard. The Frugian mercenaries gradually end their service for the Lanes
until 528 a.GR. Rule of Apatus the Great; conquest of the Lanes; Dynasty of the Semarians
540 a.GR. Second Invasion of the Terian Nomads. Victory of Narduk the Strong at Blodum; loss of the region between the Ap-Salom and the Salem
until 592 a.GR. Conquest of the three kingdoms Alloran, Dioganon and Yngwa; 2nd Break of the Principle of Administration by the Foundation of the Vassal Kingdoms. They are governed by regents which are appointed by the Ealdian ruler
600 n.GR Defeat of three Ealdian legions against Gald; afterwards peace treaty with the Galdian Principality
604 – 610 n.GR Begin of the rule of Ragoras VI., last emperor of the Legadian Dynasty. Onset of the decadence; at the same time an artistic prosperity ("History of the Fathers" and "History of the Empire" by Leandamon)
629 a.GR. Rutus an Daruga is born in Augura as son of an Imperial Councillor and a remote relation of the Rygian royal family
ab 630 a.GR. the Friends of the Emperor secure the rule of Ragoras "the Glutton" by espionage
636 a.GR. Trial of high treason against Marus an Paladon, Army Commander of the East
649 a.GR. Rylamon I. is named emperor by the legions of the south as Ragoras dies (1st of the Soldiers' Emperors)
652 a.GR. Battle of Gordum; Rylamon stops the expansion of the Terian Nomads to the south
658 a.GR. Rylamon II., nephew of Rylamon I. becomes emperor and cuts down on the rights of the Magistrate by taking over the supervision of police forces and financial affairs in 659.
660 n.GR: Fyramon an Septimos, distantly related to the Semarians, becomes Army Commander of the West and defeats the Myrddian tribe of the Lynaster or Dyllwedd in the Battle of Beach
661 a.GR. Lyndon Parablata, Army Commander of the East defeats the Kyrian king Warrados in the Battle of Weradum and is acclaimed emperor by his legions
662 a.GR.

Salon an Dyram, a Friend of the Emperor, kills Rylamon II.

Lyndon Parablata is now also formally emperor

663 a.GR. Battle of Odum; Syron II. becomes second emperor by his victory over Lyndon Parablata
665a.GR. Fyramon an Septimos vanquishes Syron II. in the Battle of Luoch; Syron withdraws to Eald. Syron'sbrother, Tyros an Pelaios, is defeated at Gura by Fyramon
666 a.GR. The Imperial Councillor Lactus "the Traitor" murders Syron II.; Fyramon becomes emperor and orders the traitor beheaded. Rutus an Daruga becomes Legionos of the 12th Legion.
668 a.GR. Battle of Abdum-Ra; Rutus an Daruga defeats the Lychango-Mountaintribes which begin an attack under Cryston II. and is named Army Commander of the North by Fyramon
670 a.GR. Fyramon moves the seat of the Imperial Court into the Imperial District (founded in 317)
676 a.GR. Fyramon conquers the Terian Nomads in the Battle of Buras and drives them back to the Ealdian border
679 a.GR. Fyramon styles himself "the Great" and dissolves the Imperial Council
682 a.GR. Rutus Daruga becomes a Friend of the Emperor and the Imperial Councillor of Odum
685 a.GR. Fyramon the Great dies by cancer
686 a.GR. Fyramon's son Reblaron I. becomes emperor and dissolves the Imperial Court
until 696 a.GR. Expansion of the Lychango-Mountaintribes under Kchunar the Great as far as Gurum; victories at Blogas and Sarum
698 a.GR. Rutus an Daruga, friend of the deceased Fyramon, dies in Odum
700 – 708 n. Gr. Victories of the Confederation of the Lychango-Mountaintribesand foundation of the Kchunic Kingdom between Sardum and Xardum, Abdum-Ra and Arven. Second Many-Emperors'-Rule of Eald
until 711 a.GR. A conflict for dominion erupts between Lanus II. and Nublos Nardos (Army Commander of the East). Great destructions between Augura and Sardum
since 714 a.GR.

Division of Eald into an Eastern and a Western Realm under Lanus III. and Nublos Nardos; Treaty of Narda.

Eastern Realm: from Erdum up to the Vassal Kingdoms resp. from Lugas and the Nagon up to the border with Kyria. Western Realm: from the Lanem up to the Western Sea and from Myrddia to the border of the Eastern Realm

720 a.GR. Development of the Seperate Constitutions under Lanos Restanos, Emperor of the West. Capital of the East is Rygas
723 a.GR. Battle of Erdum; the legions of the East are defeated by the Kchunians
until 750 a.GR. from the Northwest the tribe of the Vosals invades Kchuna and the Ealdian eastern Realm. In the battles of Teradias (742), Sardum (743) and Rygas (745) the Legions of the East are defeated. The Kyrians also loose considerable parts of their kingdom. The seat of the Emperorof the East is moved to Lagdum
until 777 a.GR. The Vosals, driven by pressure from the North, advance deep into the south and decide the end of the Ealdian eastern Realm at the Battle at the Neglus. The Western Realm can defeat the Vosals in the battles at Lia and at the Darus, but must abandon the region south of the Darus and the Druna. Under Voldanus II. the construction of the Wall of Lia begins (since 773) .
780 a.GR. Abandonment of Myrddia under Voldanus Borabadius. The Vassal Kingdoms Dioganon and Yngwa repel the Vosals in the Battle of the Thousand. Alloran, on the other hand, crumbles.
785 a.GR. The Galdian Principality reinforces its borders. In the Battle of Blodum the Ealdian Western Realm loses Lanem and the western region between the Ap-Salom and the Salem to the tribe of the Arans
796 a.GR. Double Battle at Chradu and Fordum; the area between Pardum and the Druna is lost
800 a.GR. The former Nyral is lost
804 a.GR. The Western Realm is dissolved in the Treaty of Pardum. In its stead the Aranian-Ealdian Kingdom is founded. It can hold out until 948 when it is conquered by the Danians, which had evolved out of the Vosals. Afterwards foundation of the Great-Danian Realm

Imperium Ealdum