• c. -2300 DR
  • Early boats sail the surface of the Inner Sea around the southern Alamber. Easily attacked and sunk by sahuagin, these boats are small and usable only for coastal fishing, not exploration. Raurinese refugees continue their expansions overland. »

  • -2087 DR
  • The god Enlil finds pearls on the west coast of the Alamber Sea. He builds Unthalass, the City of Gems, which becomes the capital of a new nation called Unther. »

  • c. -1400 DR
  • First crude ships sail the open waters of the Inner Sea, as Unther expands across the Alamber. These ships are the standard for sea travel for the next two millennia. »

  • 3 DR [Year of the Faded Flower]
  • Rise of the sahuagin empire of Aleaxtis. The sea devils emerge from a century of war with the merrow of the Alamber to claim more than half of that sea as their own. »

  • 1018 DR [Year of the Dracorage]
  • King Tchazzar of Chessenta (actually a red dragon in human guise) disappears while fighting the sahuagin of the Alamber Sea. His people believe him ascended to godhood, since his body is not found.
    This event begins Tchazzars ascendence to divinity. »

  • 1369 DR [Year of the Gauntlet]
  • Flamerule 6 The Ship of the Gods volcano in the Alamber erupts, and priests of Geb in the Golden Forge temple within fail to prevent the eruption but mitigate the damage to Mulhorand by venting lava across the sea bed. This causes a tidal wave that swamps the Alaor and Bezantur. Mulhorand briefly seizes the Alaor.

    Soon after the Ship of the Gods erupts, a great subsea explosion shakes rooftops in Airspur and Delthuntle, and the resulting waves cause some damage to their ports.

    The volcano south of Aleaxtis rumbles and erupts, though aquatic earthquakes open fissures along the floor of the Alamber Sea and allow the volcano to expend much of its force and lava along the sea floor. The magma flow both destroys the capital of Vahaxtyl and more than half of the upper hierarchy of the sahuagin kingdom of Aleaxtis, including the king. »

  • 1374 DR [Year of Lightning Storms]
  • Backed by a massive influx of magical weaponry sold to them at cut-rate prices by the Red Wizards of Thay and aerial support from the Great Bone Wyrm, Alasklerbanbostoses draconic vassels, Banite templars from Mourktar march into Messemprar to bolster that city's defenses against the inexorable advance of Mulhorand's armies and the complete subjugation of Unther. However, their entrance into Unther's civil war risks provoking an economic rift between Mourktar's merchants and their trading partners across the Alamber Sea. »