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  • Brythunia

    Brythunia is a [[Thuria | Thurian]] kingdom to the east of [[Nemedia | Nemedia]] and south of [[Hyboria | Hyboria]]. Less developed and less densely populated than Nemedia and [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]], Brythunia is a land in which genuinely large …

  • Aquilonia

    The foremost of the Great Kingdoms of [[Thuria | Thuria]], situated east of the [[The Pictish Wilderness | Pictish Wilderness]], west of [[Nemedia | Nemedia]], north of [[Zingara | Zingara]] and [[Ophir | Ophir]], and south of [[Cimmeria | Cimmeria]]. The …

  • Argonia

    A kingdom situated south-west of [[Ophir | Ophir]], west of Koth and [[Shem | Shem]] and south of [[Zingara | Zingara]] and [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]], Argonia is one of the [[Church of Mitra | Mitraic]] Great Kingdoms of [[Thuria | Thuria]]. With a long …

  • Asgurd

    Also known as the _Inner Land of the [[Linnorm | Linnorm]]_ Kings, Asgurd is a barbarian land far to the north of the [[Thuria | Thurian]] kingdoms, devoid of major settlements and sparsely populated by loosely allied tribes of the native Aesir people. …

  • The Borderlands

    The Borderlands is a largely desolate area of land between Cimmeria, Hyboria, [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]], Nemedia and [[Brythunia | Brythunia]]. In places hilly, in places marshy and in places thickly forested, this region has never seriously interested …

  • Cimmeria

    A land of barbarian tribes situated north of [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]] and separated from it by a narrow strip of the Bossonian Marches and Gunderland. The Pictish Wilderness is to the west of Cimmeria. The high Eiglophian Mountains wall off the land from …

  • Korunia

    One of the smaller [[Thuria | Thurian]] kingdoms, Korunia is comprised of loosely allied city-states and is a somewhat mountainous land to the south of [[Brythunia | Brythunia]] and [[Nemedia | Nemedia]], west of[[Zamara | Zamara]], east of [[Ophir | …

  • Hyboria

    Cold, bleak Hyboria is ruled by grim, gaunt, albino nobles and by powerful witch-women who reside in imposing castles. The common people live in simple huts and cave-like hovels, scratching out a meagre living as subsistence farmers and by raising goats, …

  • Hyrkania

    The fabled "Wolf-land" of demons and sorcerers, Hyrkania is an ill-defined, borderless expanse of sub-humid to semiarid prairie, steppe, high desert, taiga forest, and tundra lying east of the Vilayet Sea. The northern coast of the Vilayet is described as …

  • Anshan

    Anshan is a warm land whose inland regions are largely stony, infertile and sparsely populated. The coastal area is more hospitable and a number of city states are located there. The mostly dark-haired, dark-complexioned Anshani people speak a variety …

  • Kush

    There are Kushite villages along the shore of the [[Western Ocean | Western Ocean]], then a band of thick forest. Inland stretches a savannah, which ends in hills to the east. The capital city is called Shumballa (also known as Meroê), and is based on …

  • Nemedia

    Second only to [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]] in terms of wealth and power, Nemedia is one of the major kingdoms of [[Thuria | Thuria]]. For hundreds of years, Nemedia has been notable for its tolerance of benign humanoids. In stark contrast to neighbouring …

  • Ophir

    Ophir, dominated by mighty [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]], is a[[Thuria | Thurian]] kingdom to the north of Koth. *RELIGION* The Mitraic religion is the official faith of Ophir. But the goddess Ishtar is also openly worshipped in the kingdom, a result of …

  • The Pictish Wilderness

    A wild region sparsely populated by tribes of fierce savages. *GEOGRAPHY* The Pictish Wilderness is a region to the north-west of the [[Thuria | Thurian]] kingdoms, lying west of [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]] and [[Cimmeria | Cimmeria]], north of [[ …

  • Kassali

    A realm whose western border is formed by the Styx River. Tributary rivers flowing into the Styx from the central hills of Kassali carry gold, which the native people extract from river beds by means of close-meshed baskets.

  • Shem

    A land bounded on the west by the [[Western Ocean | Western Ocean]], on the east by the [[Eastern Desert | Eastern Desert]], on the south by [[Stygia | Stygia]], and on the north by [[Argonia | Argonia]], [[Koth | Koth]] and Khoraja. Shem is a land of …

  • Zingara

    Zingara is one of the[[Thuria | Thurian]] region's two great maritime nations, rivalled only by [[Argonia | Argonia]] when it comes to trading, exploring and adventuring up and down the western coast of the great continent. Although their land is a [[ …

  • Zamara

    The easternmost [[Church of Mitra | Mitraic]] [[Thuria | Thurian]] kingdoms, Zamara is very different from the other Great Kingdoms. The Church of Mitra does not dominate the culture and affairs of the realm here. Zamara is considered by other Thurians …

  • Vendhya

    An ancient and prosperous eastern kingdom with a tropical climate, situated approximately in the area of modern India, Vendhya has wide expanses of rank forest where no man ventures lightly.

  • Vanahem

    Vanahem, also known as the _Outer Land of the [[Linnorm | Linnorm]] Kings_, is the western part of Nordhem, the area north of [[Cimmeria | Cimmeria]] that includes [[Asgurd | Asgurd]]. Vanaheim is not a unified kingdom. Rather, this is a barbarian land of …

  • Turan

    Turan has many ports along the Eastern and western shores of the Vilayet Sea.

  • Stygia

    Stygia is a decadent, sinister menace, a black land of nameless horror feared by the [[Thuria | Thurian]] people. Ruled by a dark theocracy devoted to the [[Cult of Set | Cult of Set]], its small population is notably xenophobic, and the people are …

  • Thuria

    Thuria is the name given to the north-western part of the great continent on which our campaign starts. Comprising the so-called Great Kingdoms of [[Aquilonia | Aquilonia]], [[Argonia | Argonia]], [[Brythunia | Brythunia]], [[Korunia | Korunia]], [[ …

  • Pan Tang

    Off the eastern coast of Khitai lie the islands of Pan Tang, a fabled archipelago ruled by a powerful caste of sorcerers who reside in magnificent palaces surrounded by wondrous ornamental gardens. The wealthiest and most powerful of these sorcerous …

  • Koth

    Koth is an ancient kingdom to the south of the [[Thuria | Thurian]] lands. The olive-skinned people of Koth live well, their fertile land being rich with meadowland, forests, orchards and farms. Although the climate is warm with quite low rainfall, blue …

  • Drujishan

    Covering the south-western stretch of the [[Ilbars Mountains | Ilbars Mountains]], Drujishan is a supposedly demon-haunted land, a wild and barren region of black rock. Anshani legends state that hidden in in the mountains of Drujishan is Yanaidar, a …

  • Yuetshi

    The Yuetshi are a largely nomadic people scratching out a living in the inhospitable lands south of the Vilayet Sea. Mostly pale-skinned, dark-haired, and green-eyed, their facial features tend to resemble those of [[Thuria | Thurian]] people. Some …

  • Venjipan

    Venjipan is a small, mysterious and isolated land to the east of [[Anshan | Anshan]] and to the west of [[Vendhya | Vendhya]].

  • Barachan Isles

    Not far off the coast of southern [[Zingara | Zingara]] lies the volcanic archipelago of the Barachan Isles. These islands are outside the control of both Zingara and Argonia and are overrun with bands of renegades pirates. Over decades, the most powerful …

  • Trallibes

    The group of rocky, windswept islands known as the Trallibes lies off the coast of northern [[Zingara | Zingara]]. A small population of hardy shepherds and fishermen scratch out a living. Generally sandy-haired and pale-complexioned, these tough island …

  • Khitai

    Occupying a large swathe of land in the far east of the great continent, distant Khitai is little-known to most [[Thuria | Thurians]]. Khitai is an insular kingdom. Few of its subjects ever leave it. The ones who do leave are scholars and sorcerers. …

  • Kusan

    To the north of [[Meru | Meru]] lies the small kingdom of Kusan. The native people are of [[Khitai | Khitan]] ethnic stock and speak a dialect of the principal Khitan language. The kingdom, moreover, is effectively a satellite of the Khitai, paying …

  • Kosala

    Kosala lies to the west of [[Vendhya | Vendhya]], separated from its larger neighbour by the Jhumda river. To the east, beyond the natural border of the [[Mountains of Night | Mountains of Night]], lies the vast Empire of [[Khitai | Khitai]]. Largely …

  • Pathenia

    Ringed by mountain peaks and located in the remote northern steppes of the wild [[Hyrkania | Hyrkanian]] wilderness is the fabled land of Pathenia. According to the legends of the Hyrkanian nomads, distant Pathenia is their country of origin and the home …

  • Ghanara

    Occupying the southern part of the [[Vendhya | Vendhyan]] peninsula is the little-known land of Ghanara.

  • Ghulishan

    To the north of [[Vendhya | Vendhya]] and ringed by peaks of the [[Talakma Mountains | Talamka Mountains]], Ghulishan is a wild, desolate land inhabited by numerous tribes. Some of these tribes, whose numerous language are not mutually comprehensible, …

  • Uttara Kuru

    Dismissed as a myth in most regions of the world, Uttara Kuru is a land of strange magic, misty mountains, dense forest, and the strange, haunting architecture of numerous ruined cities.

  • Khoraja

    Khoraja is a small but important kingdom lying south of[[Koth | Koth]]. Hundreds of years ago, Khoraja was considered part of [[Shem | Shem]] and its present-day capital city was a Shemitish city-state. The main language of Khoraja, therefore, is a …

  • Grey Elf Kingdom

    The ancient race of [[Grey Elves | Grey Elves]] are re found in only one region – an area of secluded meadowland either side of the [[Red River | Red River]], in the area where the river forms the border between south-western [[Nemedia | Nemedia]] and …

  • Ssendam

    The very existence of the kingdom of Ssendam is almost wholly unknown beyond the Vendhyan peninsula, of which it is a shunned, forbidden region populated and ruled by the [[Slaad | slaad]] race. *RELIGION* The slaad worship their creator, [[Chaugnar …

  • THE CONTINENTS OF EARTH

    The alternative [[Earth | earth]] of the campaign world somewhat resembles our real planet earth in terms of the number, position and size of its continental landmasses. The campaign starts on the continent which is equivalent to the combined landmass of …

  • Irissen

    Carved out of[[Hyboria | Hyborian]] territory around 500 YT, Irissen is a cold, inhospitable realm whose existence is little known among the people of the [[Thuria | Thurian]] kingdoms to the south. Consisting of rugged, sparsely populated land in the …