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  • Ystrian History

    The city of [[Ystria]] has an history dating back over fourteen hundred years. Ystria's history is generally grouped into the following periods, and detailed information is available on each, below: [[Early History of Ystria]] [[The Centaur …

  • Early History of Ystria

    Ystrian history stretches back over fourteen hundred years, though its founding is officially dated to -419 BR. Prior to that date, Ystria was a loose collection of small villages populated by humans who had fled to the islands of the river delta to avoid …

  • The Centaur Concordat

    By 47 BR, the [[Ystria | Ystrian]] population had more than tripled, and the demand for lumber—for the construction of new islands and buildings, as well as ships—had slowly been pushing Ystria and the nearby [[Centaurs | centaur]] forest-tribes towards …

  • The Sorian Empire Arrives

    The Second Military Decree of the Lido Palace was issued as a direct result of the eastward expansion of the [[Sorian Empire]]. Since the Empire had swept away the troll [[Zacthar'Zaqara | Zacthar Kingdom]] in 58 BR, the last large impediment to the …

  • Imperial Ystria

    Ystria remained an Imperial client-state from 312 BR to 837 BR. Imperial rule was largely positive for the city, though the first few decades were difficult, as the memories of the scores killed in the Siege faded slowly. Despite this, economic …

  • Contemporary Ystria

    The period following [[Sorian Empire | imperial]] withdrawal from eastern [[Orem]] and the subsequent [[Anarchy of the Islands]] was not kind to Ystria. The Empire Tax— levied by the Ystrian monarchy on the major merchant houses to pay for Ystria’s annual …

  • The Empire Withdraws

    In the [[Year of Conflagration]], 837 BR, the Penwithan people took the opportunity of widespread chaos in the [[Sorian Empire | Empire]] to throw off imperial administration and occupation. The peaceful departure of the imperial forces from [[Penwith …

  • Ystrian Governance

    Ystria is an hereditary monarchy and has been ruled by House Lido for over 1400 years. For most of its existence, Ystria has been an independent city-state, though during the centuries of occupation by the [[Sorian Empire]] [[House Lido]] retained nominal …