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  • History

    This is the land's history as known to the peoples of Karameikos. The first part of the history is recorded in an epic work of poetry of the traldar (Traladara) people, "The Song of King Halav." This is an ancient work maintained by generations of …

  • The People

    Most of the humas from the Grand Duchy of Karameikos fall into two categories: Native Traladarans and those of Thyatian descent. Other inhabitants of the ducky include elves, gnomes, humans of mixed descent, a few dwarves and halflings, the savage demi- …

  • Calendar

    This is the calendar used by the Grand Duchy of Karameikos. Karameikos fallows the Thyatian dating, which measures the start of the modern calendar from the crowning of the first Emperor of Thyatis, exactly 1000 years ago. Kaldmont, Nuwmont, and …

  • Overview

    h1. The Grand Duchy of Karameikos _“Why should you ever want to go to Karameikos? There’s nothing there – no comfort, no big cities, no luxury, no good food nor wine. Just superstitious natives, humanoids and stupid Thyatian soldiers.”_ Boris Gorevitch …

  • Religion

    h1. Religion in the Grand Duchy of Karameikos h2. The Church of Karameikos These are the beliefs of the Church of Karameikos: # That the acts of assault, abuse, murder, theft, lying, adultery, and living together without the sanctity of matrimony …

  • The Forging of a Nation

    *NOTE:* The following is part of a chapter from a book titled "A Brief History of Karameikos: A Nation in the Making" by Kaius von Scheiderlig. h3. Stefan Karameikos III _The "modern" history of Karameikos began 30 years ago, in the empire of …

  • Economics of Karameikos

    h3. Coinage In Karameikos the gold piece is called the _royal_. On the obverse is a side-view of King Halav, wearing his war-helmet; on the reverse are the inscriptions, "Grand Duchy of Karameikos", "Glory in All Deeds", and "One Royal". The silver …

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