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Anauria was one of a small number of cities of Netheril that survived Karsus's Folly. Afterwards, it grew into a kingdom. Nevertheless, it was eventually swallowed up by the growing Anauroch desert.[1]

DescriptionEdit

Anauria was one of Netheril's famed flying cities.[4] It was famous for the craftsmanship of its swords and for its magic,[5] and after the fall of Netheril, it became the richest of the three surviving states, collectively known as the Lost Kingdoms.[2]

GeographyEdit

The capital city of Anauria was Amazandar, which was located west of the Desertsmouth Mountains. The city of Anauril was located northeast of Amazandar and west of modern Shadowdale. Helvara was located south of Lake Miir and was the center of Anauria's agricultural activity.[2]

GovernmentEdit

Anauria was a human-ruled kingdom.[2]

PopulationEdit

The Lost Kingdom of Anauria was inhabited by humans, elves, and half-elves. Those among the upper classes enjoyed such diversions as hunting, and the lower classes produced vast quantities of grain to export to the lands around the Sea of Fallen Stars.[2]

The noble houses of Anauria were

HistoryEdit

After Karsus's Folly in −339 DR,[6] the goddess Mystra was able to slow the fall of Anauria so that it could settle safely on the earth.[4][7] The city—along with Asram and Hlondath—then survived for hundreds of years before the desert finally encompassed it.[8][5] In 111 DR, the city was sacked by a horde of orcs, from which it never seemed able to recover.[3][2]

AppendixEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 266. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Richard Baker, Ed Bonny, Travis Stout (February 2005). Lost Empires of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 104. ISBN 0-7869-3654-1.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 269. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 262. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 263. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  6. Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 268. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  7. Richard Baker, Ed Bonny, Travis Stout (February 2005). Lost Empires of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 98. ISBN 0-7869-3654-1.
  8. Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 102. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.

ConnectionsEdit

Netherese Enclaves
Earthmote Enclaves of Old Netheril
Akintaer · Aquessir · Anauria · Asram · Delia · Doubloon · Eileanar · Hlaungadath · Hlondath · Jethaere · Jiksidur · Jockteleg · Kolthunral · Lathery · Lhaoda · Maunator · Negarath · Nhalloth · Orbedal · Palter · Phylornel · Spiel · Sakkors · Opus · Synod · Tanathras · Thultanthar · Tith Tilendrothael · Undrentide · Xinlenal
Other Enclaves
Cuulmath · Farenwey · Quaeluuvis · Quesseer · Sargauth · Werapan

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