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  • Imperial Calendar

    All civilized nations except that of the [[elf|elves]] and [[duergar]] use the Imperial Calendar. Year 1 of that reckoning began on the day the first emperor of the [[Ilmand Empire|Empire]] was crowned. This was sixteen days after the winter solstice, and …

  • Adua

    Depending on context, Adua is either the star which dominates the pre-dawn sky for much of the fall, or the month defined by the same period. The star is the brightest in the sky, and has no other bright stars nearby, so its month is the longest at …

  • Daell

    Depending on context, either a star, or the month that that star defines when it is high in the sky. Daell is the shortest month, just seven days corresponding to May 22nd to 28th. Its corresponding star is highest in the sky just before dawn on each …

  • Money

    As in many other things, the [[Ilmand Empire]] dominates money even long after its fall. The imperial inheritor states (which is to say, all nations except those of the [[elf|elves]], [[eladrin]], and [[duergar]]) use the same system of coinage as the …