History of Porphyra
The for purposes of this history time is recorded using the deist calendar and years are marked as BC (Before Calling) and AC (After Calling).

  • Naming of Dey Ayun Marek (2500 BC) The approximate present location of Port Arkham in the Boroughs of Dunmark is the site of a titanic battle that begins the rulership of the Elemental Lords on Porphyra.
  • Breaking of Nor-Du-Mag (1550 BC)
  • Founding of the Opal Empire (1497 BC) – Arrival of the erkunae on Erkusaa and subsequent enslavement of dhosari.
  • Completion of the Fortress of the Eye (1009 BC) - Cyclopes of Kesh complete their fortress and hold dominion over the region.
  • Erection of Kadeg’s Pyramid (505 BC) - The pyramid of the ancient renegade wizard is erected in the sphinx territory of northwest Siwath.
  • Height of the Opal Empire (104 BC) - The empire of the Opal Throne stretches from the Isle of Erkusaa west to Parl Pardesh.
  • Last Chapterhouse (100 BC) - The library of the Savants of the Fifth Element is eradicated by the forces of the Elemental Lords.
  • Negotiations (80 BC) - Long thought impossible, negotiations between elves and orcs began to formalize an allied response against the tyranny of the Elemental Lords.
  • Cormazog Alliance formalized; Reign of the Mummy King (23 BC)
  • The Calling (0 AC) - The New Gods and their favored territories join with Porphyra. Environmental upheaval is prevalent for at least two years.
  • Edict of Aethys (4 AC)- Elementalist rulers in the eastern continent sign a pact of cooperation against the deist arrivals. Purple Mountain is laid to siege.
  • Battle of the Amethyst Plain (5 AC) - Deist troops lift the siege of Purple Mountain. Beginning of the NewGod Wars. Codion Grimas IV declares anathema on all elementalism.
  • NewGod Wars (5 AC-206 AC) - Porphyra racked by global war. Giants are bred by the elementalists, commanded by genies and supported by summoned elementals. Deists employ celestial outsiders and other planar beings. A great surge in elemental-kin and native outsiders takes place.
    • Arrival of the Imperiax (33 AC) - Crash of the mother vessel ‘Venusia’ in the Silent Mountains south of Iffud.
    • Red Night of Ghadab (51 AC) – Empress Shi’an XXI massacres her people and draws the attention of Mâl.
    • The Fall of Greencastle (88 AC) – Mountain fortress killing-ground of the Codionic Knights falls from within in a day.
    • Blackwater Plague (102-120 AC) – Avandrool and Azagor are afflicted with a terrible plague that kills or transforms thousands.
    • The Yellow Wall erected (116 AC) – Iffud, the Fourlanders, and the Elven Nation race to contain the Blackwater plague, and the Elementalist agents implicated in the epidemic.
    • Retreat to New Karkoon (191 AC) - The defeated hobgoblin empire evacuates all remnants and retreats to the stronghold of Kaderach Fel, at the eastern end of the archipelago.
    • Treaty of Siwath signed (206 AC) – Elementalist power is broken, the Elders of the Four flee to their respective domains, and most current borders are set.
  • Collapse of the Opal Empire (400 AC) – The Emperor’s Nurse converts to Ithreianism, slays Yttic LXV and recalls imperial erkunae forces, ending their empire on Porphyra.
  • Artax-Kinser Treaty signed (499 AC) - Wars between psionic and ‘normals’ ended on Sharira and other associated areas. Council of Nine established.
  • Hesterian Truce declared (601 AC) - End of the Dreamer’s War between Ulian and Nerian factions in Hesteria, the Wall of Sleep. Free passage declared for those who wish to access the Wall.
  • Asterion the Tyrant falls (945 AC) - After sinking the isle of Torl, the minotaur Asterion declares himself ruler of the Seven Principalities, and held them in terror until 984, when he was assassinated.
  • Battle of the Red Moors (998 AC) - The cream of the homeguard of Thame, capital of Geranland in The Middle Kingdoms, is annihilated by Rolterran rebels south of Weston.
  • The Present moment (999 AC)