Years are given in the Relanese calendar. The Anthorians measured their years since Elarybol united the clans, but they adopted the Relanese system in the time of Onash. Note that the Anthorians used the same word for their ruler regardless of sex, so the term ‘king’ here sometimes refers to women.
97 Elarybol, the first chief-king of Anthor, united some of the hill clans into a federation. Several of these were part Monnar. A permanent capital was established at Meyathal for them to raid Relanor from. He was eventually killed in a raid.
112 Vangrith was Elarybol’s sister who continued his policy of raiding the borders. She was killed in 132 by Kulash when he sent a punitive expedition into the hill country. Kulash dragged her body behind his horse through the streets of Atonir. This was followed by a period of disorganisation in which the Anthorians reverted to clan leadership.
143 Thonyar was the son of Elarybol. He was the first real king of Anthor. He attacked Relanor in its weak period and established a lowland holding on the other side of the Lansheral. The population pressure on the Anthorians forced them to expand onto the northern plains as well. Thonyar was eventually driven out of Relanor by Gishirian in 165 and killed. He was often confused with an ancient hero of the same name who crossed the mountains of Ristalshuz.
165 Romeryhir I was the daughter of Thonyar. She escaped from Gishirian and fled north across the plains with most of her people. There was a fierce hatred of the Relanese by this time. As yet they had few horses and did not know how to care for them. They sacrificed them to Krith in the hope that he would aid them.
178 Romeryhir II was the daughter of Romeryhir I. In her time they reached the northern mountains and settled there because it reminded them of their lost home. But they had now learned survival in the desert plains.
202 Marayish. They became powerful enough to try raiding Relanor again. The raids were not very successful, but they were now masters of the plains in the north. Another capital was established in the north at Gildenthal. Marayish lived a long time.
254 Gratha I was famous for his night raids on Relanor, which were very destructive. About this time they began to learn more about horses and used them in their raids. This meant their casualties were fewer because they could escape if pursued.
263 Gratha II was captured once by Telkun I’s general Roshundrin but escaped. In that time he became friends with him (friendly enemies) because he was treated well. It was rumoured that Roshundrin had Anthorian blood. When Telkun I sent Roshundrin as an ambassador to Anthor in 296 he was welcomed.
308 Rithyhir was the daughter of Gratha II’s sister (Gratha outlived his children and his siblings). She continued the friendly relations with Relanor and built the winter palace at Meyathal with Relanese craftsmen. Her son married Harana of Relanor. But, when plague devastated Relanor, she closed the borders briefly to prevent it spreading north.
353 Bolythak I, son of Rithyhir and husband of Harana of Relanor, helped Relanor recover from the plague and built the palace at Gildenthal.
410 Bolythak II. Further prosperity. They built more cities on the plains and the influence of the Sons of Gilish grew now that the king of Anthor was descended from Gilish.
428 Kelamon (Relanese name). During his time the court language became Relanese and Relanese ideas became fashionable. Most of the important Anthorian male nobles were initiated into the Sons of Gilish. Kelamon was killed in the earthquakes that were so frequent at this time and part of Gildenthal was destroyed. He was quite old, though, and refused to be moved from the palace even though it was dangerous.
463 Amralen. The Gashans attacked across the mountains and both Amralen and Telkun of Relanor were killed in battles.
471 Vanihir, sister of Amralen, took the throne amid opposition from the Sons of Gilish. Because of this she withdrew contacts with Relanor. It was in confusion at this time anyway.
487 Krithyol I was the son of Vanihir. He continued the policy of isolation from Relanor, mainly because he distrusted Azkun II of Relanor. However, Anthor thrived. Much of the most famous poetry was written in this reign.
535 Krithyol II sent aid to famine-stricken Relanor. Krithyol revered Gilish and sometimes used the Relanese name Daronen. The fire tower at Gildenthal was built. The Gashans attacked again and Relanor could not aid them, so some of the northern lands were lost. Towards the end of Krithyol’s reign Gilish III came to their aid and drove back the GashanE;, but Krithyol was killed.
588 Onash. Anthor flourished along with Relanor. The Gashans were overwhelmed by Gilish III. The Gash-Tal, a book about Gashan, was written and kept at Gildenthal.
612 Menish I was the grandson of Onash. Anthor was now in the shadow of Relanor. Most of the nobles now spoke Relanese rather than the old Anthorian tongue. But the influence of the Sons of Gilish was still resisted by the Anthorian women. Famine and severe droughts caused Menish to ask for Relanese aid and he swore fealty to the emperor.
674 Mishan I wrote a lot of books but did little else. The kingdom was virtually run by the Relanese merchants. He was quite old when he succeeded.
681 Haragil was the first woman king in a long time. She forced more independence from Relanor and restricted the Sons of Gilish. She was almost passed over, but she was the only child of Mishan I so they had to make her king.
720 Kizisha was the only daughter of Haragil (it was said she deliberately bore no more children). She continued her mother’s policies, but there was much worry over the problems Relanor was having at this time.
776 Menish II was old when he succeeded because his mother ruled so long.
779 Menish III helped Relanor in its troubles. As the Sons of Gilish flourished again, the poetry of Anthor became popular in Relanor because much of it was about Gilish.
820 Mishan II. Ties with Relanor were strengthened.
848 Kizish. More ties with Relanor, he also renewed the fealty. He was killed in the battle with Gashan in 892, as were most of the Relanese and many Anthorian nobles.
892 Menish IV was the youngest son of Kizish.