History of Vanil
The history of the continent of Vanil is broken by historians and other scholars into discrete units known as Kingdoms. According to their timekeeping, Vanil is currently within the Tenth Kingdom. The start and end of each Kingdom coincides with a major historical occurrence that significantly altered the social, economic, political, theological, geological, or magical layout of the continent.
The Kingdoms as defined by their start- and endpoints, both in years and major delineating events, are listed below. More detailed summaries of the events that occur during a particular Kingdom are found by following the link in question.
First Kingdom: Years ??? – Year 1. Precivilization – the earliest oral tales and histories of Vanilli tribes.
Third Kingdom: Year 183 – Year 317. The arrival of riichna settlers – the earliest known written histories and the founding of the first sizable permanent settlements by Vanilli.
Seventh Kingdom: Year 616 – 915. The Schism of the Three – Simoom’s independence from Thea.
Tenth Kingdom: Year 1501 – present.