• -5800 DR
  • The nation of Jhaamdath is born when human settlements north of the Chondalwood unit under the Dath Dynasty and its greatest psionic warrior, Jhaam Dath. Jhaamdath eventually meets Coramshan near the Lake of Steam, and the two empires struggle for centuries over control of this area. »

  • -5750 DR
  • Jhaamdath's psionic leaders found Naarkolyth, the First City of the Sword. »

  • -5730 DR
  • Through the great psion mystic Laszik Silvermind, the deity Auppenser delivers to the people of Jhaamdatha plan for the empire's growth and prosperity. Jhaamdath quickly enacts Auppenser's first divine percept, outlawing slavery throughout the land. »

  • c. -700 DR
  • Over the next three hundred years, increasing numbers of slaves escape Calimshan and Tethyr with aid from psiarchs and monastic servants of the deity Auppenser. »

  • -276 DR [Year of Overflowing Casks]
  • Hundreds of dissenters among the church of Auppenser are imprisoned in Jhaamdath. Some are publicly executed for treason, but most are released after being altered with mind-affecting psionics that instill loyalty to Emperor Dharien. Church protest over the new regime declines, and many members go into hiding. »

  • 1048 DR [Year of the Chevalier]
  • Saed (a psion), formerly a nawab on the Council of Terelve in Durpar, is transformed into a vampire and flees to the destroyed city of Vaelen (Old Vaelen), where he begins to assume control. »

  • 1225 DR [Year of the Winged Worm]
  • A Cult of the Dragon cell forms in the city of Elversult and the nearby port town of Pros. This cell worked with Hethcypressarvil, better known as Cypress the Black, a rare black dragon with psionic abilities. Although he eventually becomes a dracolich, nominally under the control of the cell leaders, Hethcypressarvil circumvents the controls used to "manage" a Sacred One and comes to dominate the cell as its leader. »

  • 1486 DR [Year of the Nether Mountain Scrolls]
  • Nightal 15 Gromph Baenre inadvertently summons Demogorgon to the Realms after weakening the faerzress (he was duped into the act believing his recent studies into psionics had revealed a way to combine it with his arcane abilities, a plan devised by Lolth). He arrives in the tower of Sorcere in Menzoberranzan and proceeds to cut a swath of destruction as he exits the city.

    The underdark surrounding Menzoberranzan becomes infested with demons. »