TIME TABLE OF KING THAR THE GREAT

YEARS 666 B.S. - 457 B.S.

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About King Thar
King Thar
har the Great (542 b.S.-459 b.S.) was the most powerful King of the Centoraurians, the Erpheronians and later on King of the Kingdom of Tharania named after his very self, comprising of the former realms of Erpheronia, Centorauria, Kyrania and Caltharia. Thar managed to unite the four kingdoms peacefully in the year of 482 b.S.

Thar was adored, not only by the Erpheronians but also by all the other human tribes which eventually formed the Kingdom of Tharania. Only one other person gained so much love and respect from his people and he was one of his successors, the Tharian King Santhros the Wise. The latter expanded and completed Thar's visionary work more than four centuries later by uniting the Tharian realm with the remaining kingdoms of Southern Sarvonia. Some bards even compare Thar with a star falling down from heaven to earth bearing a godlike intellect and a heart for the poor and needy alike. In his long reign Thar was vivid in his youth and wise when growing older, and the stability he brought to his subjects never had been seen before at any of the tribes. His death in his 83rd cycle was a shock for his complete kingdom, nobles and peasants alike, and the funeral ceremony lasted one month and was incomparable to all other celebrations ever held before in Southern Sarvonia.
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THE AGE OF THE BLOOD
(YEARS 822 B.S. - 50 B.S.)
666 b.S. Peace Treaties between Helcrani, Centoraurians and Erpheronians
The Helcrani Anactar Artahir
The Helcrani Anactar Artahir
Accam falls in 666 and in the next year Voldar is besieged. Artahir of Milkengrad dreams of becoming king of Erpheronia, conquering Centorauria and thus being the only human sovereign. However, his dreams are futile. He makes a fatal mistake. In his hurry, he overlooks Westhron and as he is besieging Voldar he is encircled by Erpheronian forces. Artahir is killed in his attempt to break the Erpheronian lines.

Nevertheless, the Helcrani under Ogygor, Artahirís son, manage to retreat in the southwest. They are trapped in the coasts, a location where they can see the eastern shores of Efirhal. The Erpheronian Warlord, Ileor the Kind, feels mercy for the brave men who defied an empire and offers a peace treaty. According to this treaty the Helcrani would not attack Erpheronia for as long Ogygor lived and a regiment of them would be dispatched to Voldar where it would train Erpheronian cavalrymen and assist the king in his campaigns. Ogygor sees the kindness in Ileorís heart and foretells that the Helcrani will surrender their most precious gift to the next Erpheronian who'd have a heart like Ileorís. This Erpheronian will be Thar about a hundred years later, who isn't only given princess Curogana but also the Helcran independence.
  

550 b.S. THE BEGINNING OF THE SECOND SARVONIAN WAR (SW II)
The Night of the Hand
7th of Singing Bird. On the seventh day of the month of the Singing Bird dwarven monks acting as honour guard at the Grave of the Leaders (see SW I) are killed from behind by unknown grave robbers. The Grave of the Leaders is looted, but all the artifacts of Karpicor, the former human Warlord, remain untouched and only elven items are stolen. The bloodshed is discovered in the morning of the next day by other monks residing at the monastery from where they report the occurrences to the leaders of the races on the continent.

The night of the looting, which will turn out to be the beginning of the so-called "War of the Inpious", is later on called the "Night of the Hand". This night will be remembered for many centuries to come. From the time of the Peace Treaty of Nyermersys on, which will seal SW II, the Night of the Hand finds its way into the beliefs of many superstitions people of all races all over Santharia: When night falls at the Night of the Hand people lock their homes and won't leave their houses until the morning. Many put blossoming branches on their doors so that the sign of the Tree of Life will fend off dark minded visitors and they pray to the Goddess Seyella to spare their lifes from the evil roaming the lands.
  

542 b.S. The Birth of Thar
The wife of an Erpheronian nobleman with royal blood by the name Corin gives birth to his seventh son. The child takes the name Thar.
  

522 b.S. Thar's Basic Military Training
Thar finishes basic military training and participates in SW II with the Erpheronians. His military prowess is soon recognised and Thar ascends in military hierarchy.
  

513 b.S. Thar accused of Treason
Thar is falsely accused of treason and is exiled from Erpheronia. The Centoraurian Anactar offers him refuge and appoints him as general of his elite cavalry. The following years Thar will bring glory to the Centoraurian weapons in numerous battles.
  

509 b.S. Independence of Ximax
Tensions grow between Ximax and the Kingdom of Centorauria as taxes increase to pay for the war. After a deadly skirmish within the City of Ximax, the Ximaxian authorities demand independence from Centorauria. In order to continue participating in the Second Sarvonian War, and to avoid another civil war, the Centoraurian Anactar Ascandir accepts and Ximax City officially becomes independent once more. Thar's involvement in the peaceful resolution is considered crucial.

All Centoraurian troops are removed from Ximax, and the city becomes neutral once more.
  

508 b.S. Thar and Curogana
Thar and the Centoraurian princess Curogana fall in love. Curogana from this date on will lead the army fighting as a man.
  

507 b.S. Coronation of Curogana to the Centoraurian Anactara
King Ascandir of Centorauria is killed in the battle of Salazar. His sons are all killed, but with the unanimous vote of the Fratric council his daughter, Curogana, succeeds him. She is both beautiful and daring. She leads the army and fights like a man. She becomes Anactara of the Centoraurians at the age of 20. - Thar continues to serve his beloved with loyalty.
  

501 b.S. Marriage of Thar and Curogana
The Centoraurian Anactara Cumrogana
Queen Cumrogana
As soon as the war ends, the Erpheronian nobleman Thar marries Curogana in Milkengrad and is crowned king of Centorauria. His reign is described as an age of reconstruction. Thar sells large parts of his family fortune to assist in the rebuilding of his kingdom. During his reign the seven forts, which still guard the Efirhal Island nowadays are founded. Although a foreigner, he becomes totally accepted by the untamable Centoraurians. Thar is very popular among the neighboring kingdoms as he helps them as much as he can without asking for anything in return.
  

500 b.S. Birth of Thar's and Curogana's first Son
The first son of Curogana and Thar is born, bearing the name Tharagane.
  

497 b.S. Birth of Thar's and Curogana's second Son
The second son of Curogana and Thar is born, bearing the name Carbug.
  

496 b.S. Death of the Erpheronian King Ishmarin
Karthach of Ishmarin dies bitten by a snake and Erpheronia plunges into chaos as the rivaling parties of noblemen don't reach an agreement.
  

493 b.S. The Call for Thar
Thar's innocence of his alleged treason yeas ago is revealed and the people of Erpheronia send for him calling him to enforce order in the country. Thar faces a dramatic dilemma as he has to choose over love and duty, between Curogana and Erpheronia. Finally, duty prevails.
  

492 b.S. The Rise of Thar
Thar the Great
Thar the Great
After years of chaos the people of Erpheronia eventually can convince the rehabilitated countryman, Thar, to claim the throne as he is related with Karthach. With an army of Centoraurians Thar arrives in Erpheronia and after a few battles enters Voldar victorious. There he is inaugurated king of Erpheronia.

The Helcrani decide that Thar is worthy of their most precious gifts. They offered their lives, their queen now offers him their freedom, thus fulfilling Ogygorís promise to Ileor of Erpheronia. They decide to allow Thar to keep the Centoraurian crown, despite their laws. Milkengrad is privileged in reward to be governed by the heir of the Tharanian throne. This seals the official union of the two kingdoms.

The joined kingdom is called "Tharania", because the Centoraurians don't want to feel subject to the Erpheronians with whom they have fought many times and who they liberated. The official name of this union is "United Crowns of Erpheronia and Centorauria".
  

482 b.S.
to 459 b.S.
The Reign of Thar
Thar rules his kingdom with wisdom until his death. His reign is remembered as an era of peace, progress and stability. The communications between the various areas of the kingdom are restored and enhanced with paved roads. Trade flourishes and with it the people enjoy the fruits of peace. Arts and education are favoured. The other races are welcome to participate in Tharania's progress and commerce between the humans and the rest of the races produces great results.
  

459 b.S. Death of Thar the Great
King Thar dies in his sleep in Sleeping Dreameress 459 b.S. He should later on be referred to as "Thar the Great".
Resignation of Curogana
Tharagane rises to the Tharanian throne. Curogana resigns from the office of Anactara of Milkengrad and her second son Carbug takes her place.
  

457 b.S. Death of Curogana
After Thar's death Curogana fades away in melancholy. Death comes and reunites her with Thar in the 26th of Falling Leaves 457 b.S. She is mourned for forty days and her grave in the Valley of the Kings up to this day is one of the most impressive. Envoys from all Sarvonian kingdoms and races are sent to pay tribute to her grave.

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 Date of last edit 3rd Awakening Earth 1673 a.S.

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