|Taark Shanat the Crusader and his eight sons lead a great exodus of dwarves from Bhaerynden to a new kingdom in the west. These emigrants become known as shield dwarves and establish the underground realm of Shanatar beneath present-day Amn, Tethyr, Calimshan, and the Lake of Steam.
|followers of Shanat are attacked by the mysterious inhabitants of Rringlor Noroth. The Stout Folk prevail after Taark slays the four blue dragons that claimed the Rift of Dhalnadar. The Wyrmskull Throne is formed. Taark Shanat renames the wyrms' lair Brightaxe Hall and founds the kingdom of Alatorin.
|eight sons of Shanat set off to found their own kingdoms nearby. Because each son claims a different child of Moradin as a patron deity, each subkingdom becomes closely linked with the church of a particular god or goddess.
|drow city of Guallidurth is founded. The first drow civilizations rise in the Underdark.
|subkingdoms of Shanatar battle each other in a bid to extend their borders. This series of conflicts is known as the Spawn Wars because the dwarves make extensive use of deepspawn legions.
|After a severe drought, an attack by a flight of red dragons on the great elven forest of Keltormir sparks a terrible fire that destroys thousands of miles of woodlands.
|Drow from Guallidurth attack Alatorin, beginning the First Spider War.
|First Spider War ends with the capture of Brightaxe Hall by drow forces. The kingdom of Alatorin falls.
|eight reigning kings of Shanatar forge an armistice and turn their armies against the drow in the Second Spider War.
|dwarves drive the drow from the caverns of Alatorin. The eight kings of Shanatar pledge on the Wyrmskull Throne that they will never again fight one another. The subkingdoms of Shanatar are united under the rule of the king of Ultoksamrin.
|mind flayers of Oryndoll attack the eastern kingdoms of Shanatar, beginning the Mindstalker Wars.
|Shanatar beats back the mind flayers and discovers that the illithids have enslaved Clan Duergar of Barakuir.
|A noble djinni named Calim arrives in Faerûn and founds the Calim Empire on the present-day site of Calimport.
|Calimport falls to a flight of dragons. In retaliation, Calim attacks the wyrms in their lairs, driving them north from the Marching Mountains.
|reigning ataman of the Great Dismal Delve (a dao lord) establishes a portal between his holdings on the Elemental Plane of Earth and a cavern complex beneath what is now the occupied town of Kzelter.
|Rogue marids from the Calim Empire enter Selmalyr (undersea Vilhon Reach), sparking war with the sea elves. The marids and their jann spread into Serôs, where they ally with the other aquatic races. Because these new Marid States are located in deep water beneath the Hmur Plateau, their residents face no direct elven retribution for their expansionist activities.
|Calim negotiates the borders of his empire with the elves and dwarves and finally claims the lands south of the River Agis.
|noble marid Ajhuu establishes a kingdom within the lands claimed by the Calim Empire. The armies of Calim and Ajhuu battle for sovereignty of the region south of the Marching Mountains in a conflict called the Steam Wars.
|Calim sinks the marid city of Ajhuutal into the Shining Sea.
|An efreeti named Memnon arrives in Faerûn and founds the country of Memnonnar north of the River Agis.
|Elf refugees from Syòrpiir found Nikerymath in the Chondalwood, beginning with the city of Rucien Xan. The armies of Memnon and Calim battle each other, beginning a 400-year-long war known as the Era of Skyfire.
|drow of Guallidurth invade Alatorin, beginning the Third Spider War.
|dwarves abandon Alatorin to the drow, thereby ending the Third Spider War.
|Era of Skyfire ends when the high magic of the elves forcibly disembodies Calim and Memnon and binds their elemental essences to the sky and earth, respectively. The ongoing struggles of the two noble genies create the Calim Desert.
|Shanataran dwarves ally with Calishite humans against the remaining genies.
|Humans and dwarves oust the last genies from Calim's realm. The humans found Coramshan on the site and rebuild the cities of Calimport and Keltar.
|Dwarves found the realm of High Shanatar.
|nation of Jhaamdath is born when human settlements north of the Chondalwood unite under the Dath Dynasty and its greatest psionic warrior, Jhaam.
|Jhaamdath's psionic leaders found Dhinnilith, the First City of the Sword.
|Porrenath is founded, becoming the Second City of the Sword.
|Jhouram the Port City becomes the Third City of the Sword.
|Gharrent and Golmuth are founded as the Fourth and Fifth Cities of the Sword.
|On the slopes of Mount Kellarak, dwarves kill some human tomb robbers, including the heir to the throne of Coramshan. This incident precipitates three millennia of war between the dwarves and the humans of Coramshan.
|dwarves of High Shanatar battle the giants of Nedeheim in a conflict called the Giant Wars. During this sixty-year period, more than half of the giant population south of the Cloud Peaks is exterminated, and the realm of Nedeheim is reduced to scattered clanholds.
|Murabir (warlord-ruler) of Coramshan seizes much of southern High Shanatar (including Iltakar, home to the modern-day ruins of Shoonach) while dwarf armies battle giants to the north. Lirremar (present-day Hlondeth) becomes Jaamdath's Sixth City of the Sword.
|First Age of Calimshan begins. The land is divided into two realms, Mir and Coramshan.
|In alliance with Coramshan, Mit begins wars of conquest to the east.
|twin cities of Tuoxent and Hollinth become Jhaamdath's Seventh and Eighth Cities of the Sword.
|Mir cements control of all lands south of the River Ith and begins founding fortress-cities on the northern shore f the Lake of Steam.
|armies of Mir and Jhaamdath clash for the first time in the Mir-Jhaamdath War. Mir is dealt a crushing blow.
|Coramshan and Mir unite in the face of the threat from Jhaamdath.
|Coramshan and Jhaamdath declare a truce, and both nations abandon their claims to the Lake of Steam. Mir and Coramshan combine to form Calimshan.
|Jhirrent is founded, becoming the Ninth City of the Sword.
|Inixrien becomes the Tenth City of the Sword.
|Corrant is founded, becoming Jhaamdath's Eleventh City of the Sword.
|Mirrindith the Last becomes the Twelfth City of the Sword.
|duergar rebel against their illithid masters and eventually free themselves from the mind flayers' dominion. They carve out their own holdings in the northern Underdark beneath the Orsraun Mountains and in isolated caverns deep beneath the Great Glacier.
|last forces of High Shanatar fall to Calimshan along the banks of the Sulduskoon River. Fleeing dwarves seal the entrances to Deep Shanatar.
|Streaking meteors are seen over the Lake of Steam. Zokir, City of Orbs, is founded beneath the Alimir Mountains.
|Beholders plague Jhaamdathan and Calishite colonies around the Alimir Mountains.
|Third Age of Calimshan begins. The empire now includes Coramshan, Mir, Tethyr, and Iltkazar.
|Under the leadership of their greatest queen, Duerra, the gray dwarves of Underspires launch attacks against the drow of Undraeth, the illithids of Oryndoll, and eventually the remnants of Deep Shanatar.
|Ylveraasahlisar, the Rose Dragon, conquers Calimshan.
|In a series of conflicts called the Kin Clashes, the descendants of Clan Duergar invade the realms of Ultoksamrin and Holorarar in Deep Shanatar, and others soon follow. Only Iltkazar survives the gray dwarf invasion. Duerra is rewarded with divine ascension. Dunspeirrin, City of Sunken Spires, soon falls into a centuries-long decline.
|Calishite nobles slay Ylveraasahlisar.
|Calishite nobles begin hunting elves for sport.
|Beholders from the Alimir Mountains conquer Calimshan and Iltkazar.
|Calimshan is freed, and the beholders are expelled from the nation.
|Resurgent beholders attack Calimshan along the Alimir Peninsula.
|beholders are pushed back to the Lake of Steam. Calimshan's rule extends as far east as Mintar.
|For nearly four hundred years, Calimshan's armies slowly drive the eye tyrants back into the Underdark.
|Fourth Age of Calimshan begins with the military in control of the empire.
|Night Wars begin with the first drow attacks on Calimshan's borders.
|Year of Creeping Thieves
|Calimshan colonizes the Lake of Steam.
|Year of Unfurled Sails
|For three hundred years, increasing numbers of slaves escape from Calimshan and Tethyr.
|Year of Flames Rising
|Iltkazar becomes independent when Calishite power begins to wane in the face of drow attacks.
|Year of Meager Means
|Night Wars end.
|Year of Dwarves' Descent
|Calimshan loses control of the Lake of Steam and the Shining Sea.
|Year of Gilded Sky
|Calishites begin settling land around the Deepwash.
|Year of Shattered Walls
|Tethyrian clans sack Calishite-controlled Zazesspur.
|Year of Illuminated Vellum
|Tethyrian clans conquer the city of Myratma and rename it Artrimmar.
|Year of Tyrant Hawks
|Calimaronn falls to Tethyrian barbarians, who rename it Ithmong.
|Year of Eight Lightnings
|Calimshan accedes independence to Tethyr.
|Year of Overflowing Casks
|A bloody coup in Jhaamdath replaces the psiocracy of bladelords with a militant emperor, who commands the building of a great navy on the Inner Sea. Jhaamdathan loggers come into conflict with the elves of the Chondalwood. Over the next twenty years, Jhiamdathan forces hunt down and slaughter the elves.
|Year of Furious Waves
|A tidal wave created by elven high magic destroys Jhaamdath.
|Year of Loss
|Calimshan retakes Calimaronn (Ithmong) and Myratma (Artrimmar).
|Year of Shambling Shadows
|Along with their elf allies, the forces of Tethyr retake Ithmong and slay all Calishites.
|Year of High Thrones
|Myratma falls to Tethyrian barbarian clans.
|Year of Many Eyes
|Eye Tyrant Wars begin.
|Year of Seven Loves Lost
|Eye Tyrant Wars end.
|Year of Stone Giant
|Dodking refounds Nedeheim.
|Year of Feuds
|Tethyr falls under the control of Calimshan's syl-pasha.
|Year of Shadowed Blades
|Sixth Age of Calimshan, also called the Age of Shoon, begins.
|Year of Spellbound Heir
|Mith Barak the Clanless claims the throne of Iltkazar, the last remaining kingdom of Shanatar.
|Year of Fear and Flame
|Chondath is founded on the ruins of Jhaamdath.
|Year of Leaping Hare
|Shoon Imperium extends Calimshan's borders to the High Moor but is beaten back through Amn and Tethyr - all the way to Valashar - by the forces of Cormyr.
|Year of Corrie Fist
|assassination of Qysar Amahl Shoon VII at the hands of Prince Strohm of Tethyr ends the Age of Shoon.
|Year of Broken Branch
|lich Rysellan secretly founds the Twisted Rune in Calimport.
|Year of Thirsty Sword
|Civil war breaks out in Chondath.
|Year of Dracorage
|blue dragon Sapphiraktar destroys Calimport and Keltar.
|Year of Black Horde
|A devastating invasion of orcs from the north takes the human lands of Amn, Tethyr, and Calimshan by surprise.
|Year of Bow
|Cowled Wizards of Amn discover the Wyrmskull Throne.
|Year of Turret
|Pirates in the Bay of Skulls discover the Wyrmskull Throne of Shanatar in the sheltering lee of Hook Isle; then it is once again lost to the world.
|Year of Gauntlet
|A large group of crusading gold dwarves leaves the Great Rift to reclaim the lost caverns of Deep Shanatar. The duergar of Dunspeirrin march on Deep Shanatar as well. The War of Gold and Gloom soon rages between the two armies of the Stout Folk.