900s BCE
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Real life: 900s BCE

Chronicles of Darkness: 900s BCE

Age of Sorrows: 900s BRY

World of Darkness: 900s BCE

Trinity Universe: 900s BCE


  • 966 BCE: Suleiman founds the city of Palmyra, in what is now central Syria, northeast of Damascus. It was to become a major trade centre at the junction of several trade routes.[1]
  • 965 BC: Suleiman becomes king of Israel; moves to consolidate power in the Lands of Faith by building a massive Temple in Jerusalem at the confluence of many Ley Lines, in accordance with Hermetic principles. This upsets the balance of power between humans and djinn in favor of humans.[7][8][5][9]
  • 950 BCE: Career of the archmagus Solomon, king of Israel. Solomon wrote three magickal texts, of which two (the Greater and Lesser Keys of Solomon survive in watered-down editions. The unabridged books later form the basis of the Order of Hermes.[10]
  • 928 BCE: Suleiman the Wise dies under mysterious circumstances.[1]


  • The Himalayan Wars are unclear in most respects: the start date, the end date, and the duration. Many sources disagree, even within the same text.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 MTAs: Lost Paths: Ahl-i-Batin & Taftâni, p. 61
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 MTSC: Mage: The Sorcerers Crusade Rulebook, p. 51
  3. MTAs: Akashic Brotherhood Tradition Book, p. 30
  4. MTAs: Euthanatos Tradition Book, p. 12
  5. 5.0 5.1 MTAs: [[Mage Storytellers Companion]], p. 8
  6. 6.0 6.1 MTAs: Dragons of the East, p. 75
  7. MTAs: Celestial Chorus Tradition Book, p. 15
  8. MTAs: Lost Paths: Ahl-i-Batin & Taftâni, p. 106
  9. MTAs: Tradition Book: Celestial Chorus, p. 17
  10. MTAs: Order of Hermes Tradition Book, p. 11
  11. 11.0 11.1 MTAs: Tradition Book: Euthanatos, p. 20
  12. MTAs: Lost Paths: Ahl-i-Batin & Taftâni, p. 62
  13. MTAs: Lost Paths: Ahl-i-Batin & Taftâni, p. 107
  14. MTAs: Dead Magic II: Secrets and Survivors, p. 148
  15. MTAs: Halls of the Arcanum, p. 24
  16. MTAs: Dragons of the East, p. 42
  17. MTAs: Book of Shadows: Mage Players Guide, p. 90
  18. MTAs: Mage Storytellers Companion, p. 27
  19. MTAs: Mage: The Ascension Second Edition, p. 282
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