2000-1900 PC – Pax Tharkas
The human empire of Ergoth and surrounding nations prosper, Kirth-Kanan convinces men, dwarves, and elves to join to erect the fortress of Pax Tharkas, a monument to peace.
2009 PC – Thoradin Is Lost
The dwarven population of Thoradin vanishes inexplicably.
1900-1750 PC – Rebellions in the East
The end of the Quevalin line, which had ruled the human empire of Ergoth for generations, sees a succession of brutal kings seeking to exploit Ergoth. The east revolts in vain.
1812 PC – Solamnus Commands Guard
Vinas Solamnus, the future founder of the Knights of Solamnia, rises to Praetor (general of the imperial armies ) in Ergoth.
1801 PC – Great Uprising
Solamnus marches east with a huge army to crush a rebellion in Vingaard.
1800 PC – The Year of Waiting
Solamnus reviews the rebels' cause, becoming sympathetic. He and most of his army join the rebel forces.
1799-1791 PC – Rose Rebellion and Fall of Ergoth
Eastern provinces of the human empire of Ergoth rally to Solamnus, who trains an army and turns back imperial forces. He marches to Daltigoth in 1791 PC, outmaneuvering Ergoth's forces and laying siege. The emperor grants the states independence. Solmnus honors the Swordsheath Scroll with the dwarves and the elves.
1775 PC – Knights of Solamnia
After his Quest for Honor, ruler Vinas Solamnus founds an order of knights to fight for Good. The Crown, Sword, and Rose Knights become the guardians of Ansalon.
1773 PC – Establishment of Palanthas
Vinas Solamnus turns to the city of Bright Horizon, long a lawless haven for pirates, mercenaries, and thieves. In the name of Paladine, Solamnus leads a group of knights, dwarves, and elves to Bright Horizon, bringing law to the lawless. Bright Horizion is renamed Palanthas.
1772 PC – High Clerist's Tower
In a strategic pass leading to Palanthas, Vinas Solamnus comissions the construction of the High Clerist's Tower. Palanathas is redesigned and rebuilt by dwarven architects. The Great Library of the Ages appears overnight and Astinus, a long-lived sage who later comes to be thought of as an avatar of Gilean, first appears.
1750-1300 PC – Birth of Nations
The human nations of Sancrist, Solamnia, and Istar arise. Solamnia prospers, Ergoth declines, and the Silvanesti elves retire from the world, retreating into their forest.
1480 PC – Istar Grows as Trade Center
istar grows into a nexus for world trade, as Solamnia grows into a unrivaled military power.
1399-1010 PC – Dark Queen Plots
Once more, the Dark Queen plots. She seeds the earth with dragon eggs, which she has carefully nurtured in the Abyss. When the time is right, the eggs will hatch, allowing evil dragons to return to the world in vast numbers.
1060-1018 PC – Third Dragon War
The dragons unleash their fury, eventually turning toward Solamnia. The Orders of High Sorcery calls a conclave, gathering at the Tower of Palanthas to create the five dragon orbs to defend the Towers of High Sorcery. The orbs are taken to different key locations across Ansalon, with the one from the Tower of High Sorcery in palanthas being placed at the center of the High Clerist's Tower. Dwarven architects modify the tower, making it a death trap that will utilize the dragon orb as a key component.