Historical Outline

Explanatory note:
The calendar used in the Fergiartan Empire begins with the accession to the throne of king Meyapotina; the original designation is before resp. after GÍnime Meyapatinasha, normally abridged as before/after Meyapotina. This is the writing we will use in the following (b./n. M.).

ca. 800 b.M. (?)
First advance of "Fergiartan" tribes by way of the land bridge in the Northwest of the continent. There is  no noteworthy settlement yet.


ca 600 b.M.
Prince's Grave of RemayÍka.

ca. since 525 b.M.
Development of the settlement at ValyÍkana; ca. 500 b.M. begins the custom of the burnt offerings.


ca. 400 b.M.
Start of mining in the Egarsa; on the Isles of the Magicians begins the hegemony of the city of
Alataris.


about 350 b.M.
Development of the first Fergiartan kingdom in the Northwest of the continent; legend of "L‚ris and the Seven Daughters of the Moon". Probably the half-mythical king L‚ris gains supremacy over three Fergiartan tribes (Note: the "seven daughters" are probably a mythical exaggeration, which has to do with the holy number seven of the early Fergiartan pantheon; just as the number of the cities that should have belonged to the first Fergiartan kingdom is traditionally given as seven). The heartland of the kingdom must have been situated between the Egarsian Mountains and the western Southsea.


ca. 300 to 250 b.M.
Fergiartan tribes advance into the vicinity of the Isles of the Magicians.  Expansion of the first Fergiartan kingdom in the direction of RemayÍka (in the later historiography of the Fergiartu this kingdom is called Senimarga ("old realm") or Sanettiris ("Realm of Seven") in the early written sources).  In the Cities of Darkness develops the custom of human sacrifices of the "Devil Worshippers" .


280 b.M.
King UspŻdi sends for scribes from the Isles of the Magicians for his "chancellery"; from them develops the guild of scribes that is to play an extremely important role in the cultural development of the early times.

ca. 200 b.M.
Construction of the first temple of Ketorimis; from here begins the rise of the priests in the empire. Development of the settlements at the Street of Ghormas.


ca. 175 - 100 b.M.
Heyday of the Senimarga: expansion to the South after the battle of Ragias (Salbar); this military success is also facilitated by the use of chariots; first cultural highlights with the recording of the folk tales through the guild scribes ("Literature of the Scribes"); construction of the Seven Temples of Hakrivarg and expansion of the capital Viargaka


ca. 150 b.M.
Written sources
in QuariyŠna (Cities of Darkness) for the Fergiartan expansion.


ca. 100 b.M.
Decline of the Fergiartan settlements at the Street of Ghormas.


since 80 b.M.
Decline of the first kingdom begins through disputes over the succession to the throne.

72 b.M.
King Ragibrauvi asserts himself against his contenders, but in the aftermath has to accept the defection of the southern provinces. Assassination of Hvidosasha, Ragibrauvis cousin.

since 50 b.M.
The tribe of the Fergiartu at the eastern edge of the Bay of ValyÍkana gains supremacy over the surrounding inhabitants.

since 35 b.M.
War of the Southern Princes against the North.

ca. 30 b.M.
Meyapotina is born in Remayeka as son of a tribal chieftain.

since 10 b.M.
With king Rasokapa the line of the rulers of the Senimarga dies out; in the aftermath the empire breaks apart in a ten-year
civil war.

8 b.M.
Meyapotina becomes leader of his tribe and expands his dominion in the direction of KatraknÍta.

5 b.M.
Meyapotina conquers Hakrivarg; afterwards the priesthood of the seven temples declares the city neutral.

2 b.M.
Meyapotina conquers Viargaka; in the aftermath he endeavours for an understanding with the southern provinces. But he only achieves am alliance with prince Belavargi of Salbar.

1 b.M.
Meyapotina marries the niece of king Ragibrauvi and thus does claim the throne of the Senimarga.

0:
Meyapotina becomes king of the Senimarga in Viargaka; Meyapotina himself names the kingdom after his tribe (the Satisante) and calls it Satisanzia. At first it comprises the heartland of the Senimarga up to a line between Ketorimis and  KatraknÍta.

5 a.M.
In the Second Battle at Salbar Meyapotina gains the chance to expand his empire. He invites the independent tribal princes to a consultation in Hakrivarg.

7 a.M.
In the Treaty of Hakrivarg, six of the eight princes of the South assent to their admittance to the kingdom. The title of a prince (Loinna) of Satisanzia is granted to their families for generations to come. In this function they have a seat in the council and are largely responsible for the affairs of their tribes. The other two princes sign a peace treaty with the kingdom.

8 a.M.
Official inauguration of the council of Satisanzia. Members besides the tribal princes and the king are also the dukes (Saranna) which are appointed by Meyapotina.

12 a.M.
Prince Vargeva, the tribal leader of the Fergiartu, expands the dominion of his tribe up to the Egarsa.

15 a.M.
In the Battle of HalisagrÍya the Satisanzia also annexes the last two tribes, which had belonged to the Senimarga. Meyapotina elevates his sons Viya and Tiarnala to tribal princes of the two tribes.

21 a.M.
The topmost scribe of the chancellery, EgasÍna, composes the first compilation of laws of the Satisanzia  by order of the king (VÍte Prashasha, "the Sayings of the King").

22 a.M.
Meyapotina dies of pneumonia in Viargaka- On the deathbed he appoints his son Viya as successor.

30 a.M.
In the Battle of KatraknÍta the Fergiartu achieve an incursion into Satisanzia for the first time. A border war develops, which lasts for twenty years. The border shifts to and fro in the cause of several skirmishes.

ca 75 a.M.
Hvelibžya starts
his conquest to the North at the Street of Ghormas; in the aftermath development of a greater Fergiartan kingdom at the Street of Ghormas (Marimarga).

ab 98 a.M.
Western expansion of the Fergiartan kingdom at the street of Ghormas (Marimarga) under the family of the
Egripates.

2. century a.M.
Begin of the iron age; those Fergiartan tribes, which had advanced to the South, begin to build cities

140 a.M.
End of the supremacy of Alataris on the Isles of the Magicians. Rise of the kings of Iaxenios under Amaris III.

155 a.M
The Marimarga, the Realm of the Sea, reaches the Isles of the Magicians. The last ruler of the family of the Egripates, Begauta II., conquers the city of
Ganira at the coast.

180 a.M.
In the Marimarga a war of succession breaks out between the Belarmi and the family of the widow of Begauta. The Iaxenioi use this to reconquer Ganira and to consolidate their supremacy.