• -1715 DR
  • Tzindylspar, the City of Rubies, is founded by the dwarves of Delzoun and some Netherese emigrants. Within a few years, a portal connects this gem-rich city with Calimshan of the Cajaan dynasty. Rubies from Tzindylspar quickly become the rage among the Calishite nobility, but few Southerners are willing to visit the frigid northern city. Most houses dispatch halfling trade representatives to manage their affairs. »

  • -1428 DR
  • Calimport falls with the death of Syl-Pahsa Violir Cajaan IX, and beholders rule the ruined city of Calimport and its vassal empire. Qyraaptir the Bloodeye, a beholder-mage of frightening power, claims the Pasha's Throne. Beholders now rule all major settlements throughout Calimshan, Iltkazar and the Lake of Steam.

    Due to the disruption caused by the beholders, trade between Tzindylspar and Calimshan collapses almost overnight. »

  • -1427 DR
  • Ynamalik Nadim and a small army of monsters from Calimshan invade Tzindylspar. The City of Rubies falls within a tenday. The Calishite prince calims the fallen city as his personal lair. »

  • -665 DR [Year of Crumbling Ruins]
  • A powerful earthquake rocks the Nether Mountains, causing the lost city of Tzindylspar to collapse. »

  • -267 DR [Year of Crumbling Caverns]
  • A powerful earthquake severs the link between ruined Tzindylspar and the surface and opens new passage into the Fardrimm (the underground tunnel network linking the North and the areas beneath Anauroch). »

  • 620 DR [Year of the Mountain Crypts]
  • A third earthquake rocks the ruins of Tzindylspar, killing most of its monstrous inhabitants. »