• -17800 DR
  • Establishment of the great elf settlements of Keltormir (present-day Forest of Tethyr that spanned all of Tethyr, Amn, Erlkazar, and Calimshan) by moon elves and green elves, seeking peace and simple lives away from the strife of the other elf realms. »

  • -11000 DR
  • Taark Shanat the Crusader and his eight sons, lead a great exodus of dwarves out of Bhaerynden to a new kingdom in the west. These emigrates eventually become known as shield dwarves and establish the great empire of Shanatar beneath the lands of Amn, Tethyr, Calimport, and the Lake of Steam. »

  • -10500 DR
  • The eight sons of Taark Shanat set off to found their own kingdoms in the caverns to the north (beneath modern-day Tethyr and Amn). Because each son claims a different child of Moradin as a patron deity, each subkingdom becomes closely linked with the church of a particular dwarven god or goddess. »

  • c. -8100 DR
  • Deep Shanatar is at its greatest expanse beneath southwestern Faerun (present-day Amn, Tethyr, Erlkazar, Calimshan, and Alimir Pennisula). The empire is ruled from the Wyrmskull Throne in Alatorin's Brightaxe Hall. Within 150 years, trade is underway with surface elves. »

  • c. -5600 DR
  • The dwarves of Shanatar build the Axe and the Star Bridges in present-day Amn. »

  • 100 DR [Year of Greybeards]
  • Athkatla, the capital city of the nation of Amn is founded. »

  • 223 DR [Year of Dark Dreams]
  • Trademeet is established as a trading waypoint for caravans traveling between Amn and Tethyr. »

  • 227 DR [Year of the Raised Banner]
  • The halfling (hin) realm of Meiritin is founded north of the Tejarn Hills, along the eastern shores of what is now known as Lake Esmel in Amn, by three halfling clans from the Purple Hills in Tethyr, led by Rildoar Amethystall. »

  • 300 DR [Year of the Late Sun]
  • The theocracy of Minsorran, the "Lands of Balance", consecrates its lands around Lake Weng in present-day Amn. »

  • 347 DR [Year of the Sage's Fervor]
  • The scholar-mage Thealnak of Memnon creates the Codex Thealnakkar and gifts it to Qysar Shoon VII. He is in turn granted rulership of the Hakkamate of the Lake of Amin (present-day Lake of Weng in Amn). »

  • 376 DR [Year of the Leaping Hare]
  • After thirty-five years of expansion under King Ashar, Valashar (and the Shoon Empire) stretches as far north as the Troll Mountains and the High Moor by summer. Responding to the claim of northern lands by King Ashar and the expansion toward Cormyr's western border, Crown Prince Azoun I mounts a bold campaign that swiftly crushes Valashar's armies on the Fields of the Dead and drives the Shoonite forces back through Amn, Tethyr and Valashar before sacking Ithmong and other garrisons along the way. The Shoon Empire's borders shrink back to the Giant's Run Mountains, and Lord Tornamn is exacuted. »

  • 390 DR [Year of the Half Moon]
  • The city of Myth Lharast is established in present-day Amn as a "purer" temple city with worship solely to Selune rather than the orthodox theocracy of Minsorran. »

  • 416 DR [Year of the Striped Moon]
  • Birth of Esmel I "Serrus the Great" Torlath, the future first ruler of Amn. »

  • 449 DR [Year of Killing Ice]
  • Silvyr Ithal marches to Ithmong and takes the crown as the rightful King of Tethyr, sparking rebellion in Tethyr and Amn. Silvyr is killed in combat by Amahl Shoon VII. »

  • 457 DR [Year of the Unfurled Flag]
  • Imnel I Torlath (originally named Jhurik), grandson of Esmel I is born in Amn. »

  • 460 DR [Year of Scorching Suns]
  • The former Shoonite Western Emirate of Amin becomes the country of Amn under King Esmel I, who establishes the Torlath Dynasty. Amn exists as the three major city-states of Athkatla, Crimmor, Murann, west of Lake Esmel. »

  • 479 DR [Year of Forestsfrost]
  • Ogre Wars
    Prince Imnel Torlath and the armies of Amn clear the ogre-held passes through the Small Teeth, reopening trade between Murann and Crimmor. »

  • 489 DR [Year of the Foaming Tankard]
  • Rhadik "the Bold" Torlath, second son of Imnel I is born in Amn. »

  • 511 DR [Year of the Fortress Scoured]
  • Imnel I Torlath becomes king of Amn with the death of his grandfather, Esmel I "Serrus the Great" Torlath. »

  • 512 DR [Year of the Wyvernfall]
  • Esmeltaran is completed and established as the new capital of Amn during the reign of King Imnel I Torlath, grandson of Esmel I. »

  • Imnel II Torlath, first born son of Rhadik is born in Amn. »