• c. -5000 DR
  • The colony of Ankhapur is founded by settlers from Jhaamdath. »

  • -182 DR [Year of Sleeping Giants]
  • Calimshan, in its attempts to reconquer its old territories around the Lake of Steam and the Shaar, discovers that the old threat of the beholders has risen again. Beholders and thier cultists control the majority of territory east of Ankhapur and are now pushing their forces west (or immediately up and out of the Alimir Mountains) in retribution against the Calishite invasion. »

  • -167 DR [Year of Sudden Kinship]
  • Nightal The beholders occupy Volothamp and Schamedar by year's end, though their entrenchment within eastern Calimshan overextends their reach, and the beholders lose control of Ankhapur, one of their largest surface strongholds. »