• The Founding Time / Age of the Proud Peoples
  • -9000 DR to -3000 DR
    This era signals the rise of all the humanoid civilizations, in a time when the many dragons and giants were long overthrown and the elf wars no longer loomed over everyone as a treat. The elf realms of Evereska and Evermeet grow by colonization along with other realms, from the human lands of Unther and Coramshan to the dwarf realms of High Shanatar and Oghrann. »

  • -4366 DR
  • Imaskari artificers open twin gates to another world and magically abduct thousands of humans to serve as slaves. The artificers then erect a planar barrier to prevent contact between the slaves and their deities. Over time, the slaves intermarry with the Imaskari, and their descendants become a race in their own right that is latter called the Mulan. »

  • Age of Humanity
  • -3000 DR to 1358 DR
    With the elf and dwarf empires in decline, this era marks a dramatic increase in human expansion on Toril. The Mighty human empires of Calimshan, Mulhorand, and Unther arise during this era, as well as the now lost empires of Nethril, Jhaamdath, Narfell, and Raumathar.

    Towards the end of this era is a time of exploration and discovery, when new continents are discovered in the west (such as Maztica) and trade is reestablished with the east (Kara-Tur). The Great Glacier retreats, uncovering the realms of Vaasa and Damara. »

  • The Dragonfall War
  • -2087 DR to -1071 DR
    The last great era of conflict between the Platinum Dragon and the Chromatic Dragon rages during the first millennium of the empire of Unther. Tiamat's cult is brought to Faerun (at least among the humans) by the Mulan.

    The clergy of Enlil preach that Tiamat is the Nemesis of the Gods, and she is blamed by the god-kings for every setback Unther experiences as it rises to greatness and then decays over the centuries. Tiamat battles an Untheric alias of Bahamut, known as Marduk the Justice Bringer, time and again, but neither wyrm can prevail. »

  • -2087 DR
  • The god Enlil finds pearls on the west coast of the Alamber Sea. He builds Unthalass, the City of Gems, which becomes the capital of a new nation called Unther. »

  • -1967 DR
  • Unther and Mulhorand clash at the River of Swords, beginning the First Mulhorand-Unther War. Rashemi, Raumviran, Sossrim, and Nar tribesfolk are employed as mercenaries by both sides. »

  • -1961 DR
  • The god-kings of Mulhorand and Unther agree on a common border - the River of Swords. »

  • -1504 DR
  • -1504 DR to -1069 DR
    Easter provinces of Jhaamdath fall under the sway of Unther. »

  • c. -1500 DR
  • Mulhorandi expansion results in the settlement of the Priador and annexation of Murghom, the Plains of Purple Dust, and the Raurin Desert.

    Untheric expansion results in the settlement of the Wizard's Reach and much of the Eastern Shaar. »

  • c. -1400 DR
  • First crude ships sail the open waters of the Inner Sea, as Unther expands across the Alamber. These ships are the standard for sea travel for the next two millennia. »

  • -1290 DR
  • The blue dragon Maldraedior begins his reign as the suzerain of the blue dragons in the area of Unther and Mulhorand. »

  • -1250 DR
  • Unther battles Yuireshanyaar for control of the southern Aglarondan coast. The star elves are driven back into the woods. Further Untheric expansion near the Great Rift brings this nation into conflict with the gold dwarves of the Deep Realms. »

  • -1087 DR
  • The Theurgist Adept Thayd leads a rebellion of mages against Unther and Mulhorand, seizing the northern provinces of both empires as his own territory »

  • -1081 DR
  • Thayd and his conspirators are defeated. Before he is executed, Thayd prophesies that Mulhorand and Unther will decline. »

  • The Orcgate Wars
  • -1076 DR to -1069 DR
    The Orcgate opens in the southern portion of the Plateau of Thay. Renegade Mulhorandi wizards employ Imaskari portal magic to open planar gates to an orc world. Hundreds of thousands of orcs inundate the northern territories of both Mulhorand and Unther. Mulhorand hires Nar, Raumathari, Rashemi, and Sossrim mercenaries to fight the orc invaders.

    Yuireshanyaar is pressed hard by the invading orcs.
    Rashemen is overrun by the invading orcs. »

  • -1071 DR
  • The Untheric gods Inanna, Girru, Ki, Nanna-Sin, Nergal, and Utu are slain by orc gods. »

  • -734 DR
  • Enlil decides to leave Toril. His son Gilgeam becomes god-king of Unther. The First Untheric Empire comes to an end. The Untheric calendar begins. »

  • -623 DR [Year of Clipped Wings]
  • Early success by Narfell that extends the empire's reach to the northern shore of the Alamber Sea are reversed because of an ill-concieved invasion of Mulhorand (and Unther) and a surprise attack by Raumathar. In order to halt the empire's decline, legions of demons are summoned and openly march with Narfell's armies for the first time.

    Uthas "the Darkwing" Orgolath is slain during the surprise attack by Raumathar. His brother Ulthar "the Darkhorn" Orgolath succeeds his brother as Nentyarch. »

  • -474 DR [Year of Everlasting Slime]
  • The port of Cimbar is founded by Unther. »

  • -148 DR [Year of the Black Marble]
  • The god-kings of Mulhorand and Unther battle an alliance of summoned creatures (almost all of them demons from the Abyss) and defeats them. Almost all of the fiends are sent back to their home plane. »

  • -135 DR [Year of Old Beginnings]
  • Re-founding of the former Raumathan city of Kensten (present-day Bezantur) by Mulhorand on the coast of the Wizard's Reach. Other cities are soon built on the coastal area as Mulhorand and Unther once again expand northward. »