• c. -14000
  • Tribal barbarian clans of humans roam Keltormir, hiding and hunting in the great forests and avoiding the greater races of elves, giants, and dragons. »

  • -3655 DR
  • Orcs pour forth from the Spine of the World, but the elves of Eaerlann and Illefarn turn them back with help from the fledgling Netherese Empire and the Reingarth barbarians. The tribal lands of the Rengarth are absorbed into Netheril, although the barbarians remain largely autonomous. »

  • -1382 DR
  • The seeds of the barbarian schism are sown when the Angardt tribe learns sorcery from an arcanist from Netheril (who begins teaching near Frostypaw). »

  • -1247 DR
  • The Angardt barbarians and the thieves and arcanists of Thiefsward come to blows. The barbarians viewed the tactics of Thiefsward as "cowardly", believing that if a man wanted to possess something than he should just claim it. Stealth was useless to them.

    The thieves and arcanists of Thiefsward proves themselves capable at defense, and the barbarians finally withdraw to their city of Kismet. While a few skirmishes occurs between rival patrols, the major confrontations between the two groups are over. »

  • -150 DR [Year of Recompense]
  • Barbarians drive Raumathari survivors of the Great Conflagration from much of the Hordelands. »

  • 955 DR [Year of the Telltale Candle]
  • Barbarians attack Waterdeep in the depths of winter. In memory of their bravery, the Waterdavians bury the barbarian princess at the foot of the peak that later becomes known as Maiden's Tomb Tor. »

  • 1358 DR [Year of Shadows]
  • Eleint The Griffon Tribe of Uthgardt barbarians lay siege to the town of Nesme. »

  • Uktar The town of Nesme succumbs to the siege led by the Griffon Tribe Uthgardt barbarians. »