Soon we will be changing this to 4th edition as that is the current edition.
Below the known events of the world of Earthdawn are presented in chronological order as presented in various official Earthdawn 3rd Edition publications. The new events will be added as the official Timeline progresses. The events described in the Living Room Games Earthdawn Second Edition publications are not included as they are not regarded canonical by the Earthdawn Third Edition.
|-400 TH / -943 TE||First record of settlement at what is now Vivane.|
|-100 TH / -543 TE|| Queen Dallia of Wyrm Wood is killed by the Dragon Alamaise.|
Queen Failla ascends the elven Throne.
Elianar Messias is banished from Wyrm Wood after an argument the separation of Shosara.
|-50 TH / -493 TE|| Elianar Messias found dead with the Books of Harrow.|
Kearos Navarim travels to an island in the Selestrean Sea and founds Nehr'esham.
|0 TH / -443 TE|| Construction begins on the Eternal Library at Nehr'esham.|
Foundation of the Kingdom of Throal by Thandos I.
|12 TH / -431 TE|| Thandos I of Kingdom of Throal vanishes mysteriously.|
Thandos II becomes king.
|36 TH / -407 TE|| Thandos II of Throal dies.|
Thandos III becomes king.
|76 TH / -367 TE|| Thandos III of Throal dies.|
Thandos IV becomes king.
|100 TH / -343 TE|| The Invae Burnings.|
The Eternal Library is completed.
Jaron completes translation of the First Book of Harrow.
|156 TH / -287 TE|| Thandos IV of Throal dies.|
Thandos V becomes king.
|200 TH / -243 TE|| Kearos Navarim is named first Elder of Thera.|
House K'tenshin founded.
Cara Fahd founded with Wudra Muntak as first king.
First Therans arrive in Vivane.
|216 TH / -227 TE||The first Theran trading fleet arrives in Barsaive.|
|220 TH / -223 TE|| Thandos V of Throal dies without heir.|
Braza I becomes king and begins excavation of Braza’s Kingdom.
|275 TH / -168 TE||Braza I of Throal dies.|
|277 TH / -166 TE||Theran military armada arrives in Barsaive.|
|300 TH / -143 TE||Therans conquer city of Vivane.|
|309 TH / -134 TE||Construction begins on Sky Point.|
|341 TH / -102 TE|| Kearos Navarim dies.|
Meach Vara Lingam becomes Elder of Thera.
|346 TH / -97 TE||Meach Vara Lingam publishes the Rites of Protection and Passage|
|360 TH / -83 TE|| Troll kingdom of Ustrect is founded with R’Gvaya Bash’ak as first King.|
Construction of Sky Point completed.
|385 TH / -58 TE||Zarina, daughter of Mwiinde, becomes queen of Landis.|
|401 TH / -42 TE||A queen takes over Ustrect|
|402 TH / -41 TE||Lugrul of Cara Fahd dies.|
|405 TH / -38 TE|| Crystal Raiders attack Shosaran trading vessel.|
Begin of Orichalcum Wars.
|407 TH / -36 TE||The Forgotten Queen of Ustrect declares war on Cara Fahd.|
|408 TH / -35 TE||King Wujemba ascends throne of Cara Fahd.|
|423 TH / -20 TE||Two year peace in Cara Fahd begins.|
|425 TH / -18 TE|| Landis attacks Cara Fahd.|
The protectors (Engrandu) and Blades of Cara Fahd are created.
|440 TH / -3 TE|| Sacrifice of Cathon Grimeye at a lava field in the war against Landis.|
Cara Fahd collapses. Queen Zarina of Landis on the field.
|443 TH / 0 TE|| Battle of Sky Point.|
Theran behemoth destroys several Crystal Raider villages in the Twilight Peaks.
First Governor Thom Edro proclaims Theran Empire.
|450 TH / 7 TE||Jaron creates the Sphinx of Thera.|
|493 TH / 50 TE||Construction begins on Parlainth, the Theran provincial capital in Barsaive.|
|543 TH / 100 TE||Parlainth formally opens.|
|590 TH / 147 TE||Overlord Kern Fallo recalled to Thera by Thom Edro.|
|634 TH / 191 TE|| Queen Bevelona of Throal dies without heir.|
House Avalus, the current royal line, takes power with Jothan I.
|700 TH / 257 TE||First true Horrors appear in Barsaive.|
|870 TH / 427 TE||Jothan IV creates guild system in Throal.|
|900 TH / 457 TE|| Queen Ulutur begins construction on Halls of Throal.|
Braza’s Kingdom is sealed.
|950 TH / 507 TE||Varulus I ascends the throne in Throal.|
|960 TH / 517 TE||Varulus I commissions the Book of Tomorrow.|
|1008 TH / 565 TE|| Begin of the Scourge.|
Thera seals its citadel.
|1020 TH / 577 TE||Ersh Wearg becomes Overlord of Barsaive.|
|1032 TH / 589 TE||The Raggok Incident in Throal.|
|1044 TH / 601 TE||Overlord Ersh Wearg seeks shelter in Throal, fleeing Parlainth.|
|1045 TH / 602 TE||Parlainth vanishes from Barsaive.|
|1049 TH / 606 TE||Varulus I journeys to speak with the Great Dragon Icewing.|
|1050 TH / 607 TE||Flesh eating worms rain on Throal for 20 days and nights.The Weeping: Throal seals its doors.|
|1055 TH / 612 TE||Ersh Wearg dies in a cave-in.|
|1057 TH / 614 TE||Horrors manifest in Throal, but are defeated.|
|1160 TH / 717 TE|| King Varulus I of Throal dies at age 270.|
Varulus II becomes king.
|1262 TH / 819 TE|| The wooden kaer of Wyrm Wood collapses.|
Ritual of Thorns: Wyrm Wood is renamed Blood Wood.
|1270 TH / 827 TE||The Council Compact is published by Varulus II.|
|1373 TH / 930 TE|| King Varulus II of Throal dies at age 258.|
Varulus III becomes king.
|1399 TH / 956 TE||Thera believed to have opened its citadel.|
|1409 TH / 966 TE||First throalic scouting party heads outside and never returns.|
|1410 TH / 967 TE||Crystal Raiders emerge from their kaers in the Twilight Peaks.|
|1412 TH / 969 TE||Vaare Longfang returns from a scouting mission outside Throal.|
|1415 TH / 972 TE||The magic level of the world stabilizes for some unknown reason.|
|1416 TH / 973 TE||The first voyage of the Earthdawn.|
|1418 TH / 975 TE||The second voyage of the Earthdawn. The ship never returns.|
|1420 TH / 977 TE||Throal opens its gates and begins to resettle the mountains.|
|1430 TH / 987 TE||City of Urupa founded.|
|1442 TH / 999 TE||Therans return to Vivane and reconquer it.|
|1449 TH / 1006 TE|| Theran vessels return to Barsaive.|
House K'tenshin awakens.
First reports of House Henghyoke on the Serpent River.
|1452 TH / 1009 TE||Parlainth rediscovered by J'role and Garlthik One-Eye.|
|1456 TH / 1013 TE||Overgovernor Pavelis attempts to destroy The Floating City of House V'strimon but fails.|
|1458 TH / 1015 TE|| The Theran War ends with Therans retreating to Vivane.|
The Free Trade Compact is signed.
|1474 TH / 1031 TE||Prince Neden, only child of Varulus III, born.|
|1484 TH / 1041 TE|| The Death Rebellion occurs in Throal:|
Prince Neden is kidnapped by the Theran Nethermancer Mordom and vivisected, but eventually saved and healed by the Great Dragon Mountainshadow.
|1488 TH / 1045 TE||House Ishkarat seizes island of Filen from House Syrtis.|
|1491 TH / 1048 TE||The outpost Haven in Parlainth is founded by the troll Torgak.|
|1497 TH / 1054 TE|| Guild of Guildmasters created in Throal.|
Founding of Kaer Eidolon established at confluence of Serpent and Mothingale Rivers.
|1498 TH / 1055 TE||The Return of House T'kambras, led by Jedaiyen Westhrall.|
|1502 TH / 1059 TE|| Battles between House Ishkarat and Syrtis end with Battle of Sejanus.|
A only seven year old child becomes new Shivalahala of House Syrtis.
|1507 TH / 1064 TE||Varulus III travels to visit the Shivalahala of House Syrtis. The meeting ends with Varulus flying into an uncharacteristic rage and leaving hastily.|
|1509 TH / 1066 TE||
|1510 TH / 1067 TE||Now|