Artimidor Federkiel

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Artimidor Federkiel (1593-) is an important contemporary archivist, writer and artist working at the King's Fortress at New-Santhala or - according to his official title - "Collector and Keeper of all historical, philosophical and artificial things and goods, which promote the Santharian cause in general and all its interests in particular". He is editor of the so called "Book of Paths" with the recent title "Avaesthorķa" (newly published in 1651) and is currently working on the so-called "Santharian Compendium", an enormous encyclopedia. In the cause of the Compendium he is assisted by an immense staff of Santharian historians, philosophers, language experts and artists. Picture drawn by Faugar.