History

HISTORY

Who wrote this anyways?


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History is an interesting subject, and often written by the victors, you know, the ones who took the spoils. Not all accounts of history go as far back as others. Some just simply don't cover or overlap with others. Though many historians of the kingdom are revered by the number of accountings they have of history, not how thorough one copy or source is. The Library of Past Times is the college of historians, and holds copies of histories from nations and kingdoms around the world. Though many books within the library contradict at least one or more other books, they are kept. 

The following are some of the more famous histories collected by The Library of Past Times.


Esktan Accounts

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Scrolls of the Ages

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Words Found in Stone

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Codex of Hate

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Opuscules Annals

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Treatise of Ancient Tongues

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Encyclopedia Arcana

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Forgotten Publications


The Library of Past Times has original copies, duplicates, and translations into numerous languages. They are also who teach languages.

The current year various according to different accountings. They are as follows for the beginning of the campaign:

Kingdom of Esktan: 1058 Esktan Reing (E). 

Oaken Heritance: 5,658th year of the 2nd Generation of the 5th Age. Or 5658y2g5a. There are 10,000 years to a generation, and 10 generations to an age. The Elven kingdom has 415,658 years of recorded history. Another 600,000 years before that was passed down through song, though cannot be verified for accuracy, so has not been included in their written history.

Fathers of Stone: 425th Year of the 193rd King. Each king rules for exactly 526 years before stepping down, and the next King is decided through stonemasonry contests conducted over the last six years of the king's reign. The Dwarves have 101,417 years of written history. According to their history, this goes back to the first appearance of Dwarves. 

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