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Highharvestide was an annual festival in the Calendar of Harptos, taking place between Eleint 30 and Marpenoth 1. It was traditionally a feast to celebrate the harvest and the abundance of food, but also the time when those wishing to travel left on their journeys before winter set in.[1][2]

On This DayEdit

  • Worshipers of Anhur celebrate the Remembrance Ritual in honor of fallen comrades.[3][4]
  • Worshipers of the dwarven deity Dugmaren Brightmantle spend the morning in thoughtful meditation and the rest of the day at a scholarly symposium.[5][6]
  • Guardians of Gorm Gulthyn gather for ritual salutes, martial weapons displays, chanted prayers, and the offering of weapons used in a defensive action.[7][8]
  • Worshipers of Isis in Mulhorand put on an exuberant celebration thanking Isis and Osiris for their aid with the harvest.[9][10]
  • Worshipers of Lliira open a holy festival with the Swords Cast Down ritual in which weapons are thrown on the ground with chanting and covered with fresh flowers.[11][12]
  • Worshipers of Loviatar celebrate the Rite of Pain and Purity by dancing in a circle upon broken glass or other sharp objects.[13][14]
  • Worshipers of Malar celebrate the Feast of the Stags and pledge to hunt through the winter for selected people unable to hunt for themselves.[15][16]
  • Followers of Marthammor Duin call this day the Thunderbolt and pray for inspiration in any approaching battles.[17]
  • Priests of Osiris invite the citizens of Mulhorand to celebration of Osiris's bounty.[18][19]
  • Worshipers of Shiallia celebrate fruition on this day, inviting friendly creatures to join in feasting, dancing, and singing.[20][21]
  • Worshipers of Silvanus consider Highharvestide holy, and often give sacrifice by breaking and burying an object constructed of wood.[22][23]
  • Worshipers of Talos call for storms and lightning.[24][25]
  • In 414 DR, Khelben "Blackstaff" Arunsun was born.[26]

AppendixEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition, p. 77. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  2. Rob Heinsoo, Logan Bonner, Robert J. Schwalb (September 2008). Forgotten Realms Player's Guide, p. 155. Wizards of the CoastISBN 978-0-7869-4929-8.
  3. Eric L. Boyd (1997). Powers and Pantheons, p. 98. TSR, IncISBN 0-7869-0657-X.
  4. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 142. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  5. Eric L. Boyd (1998). Demihuman Deities, p. 58. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-1239-1.
  6. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 118. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  7. Eric L. Boyd (1998). Demihuman Deities, p. 65. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-1239-1.
  8. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 119. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  9. Eric L. Boyd (1997). Powers and Pantheons, p. 116. TSR, IncISBN 0-7869-0657-X.
  10. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 144. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  11. Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd (March 1996). Faiths & Avatars, p. 99. TSR, IncISBN 978-0786903849.
  12. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 99. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  13. Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd (March 1996). Faiths & Avatars, p. 102. TSR, IncISBN 978-0786903849.
  14. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 100. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  15. Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd (March 1996). Faiths & Avatars, p. 106. TSR, IncISBN 978-0786903849.
  16. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 43. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  17. Eric L. Boyd (1998). Demihuman Deities, p. 76. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-1239-1.
  18. Eric L. Boyd (1997). Powers and Pantheons, p. 122. TSR, IncISBN 0-7869-0657-X.
  19. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 146. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  20. Eric L. Boyd (1997). Powers and Pantheons, p. 56. TSR, IncISBN 0-7869-0657-X.
  21. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 105. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  22. Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd (March 1996). Faiths & Avatars, p. 146. TSR, IncISBN 978-0786903849.
  23. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 63. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  24. Julia Martin, Eric L. Boyd (March 1996). Faiths & Avatars, p. 157. TSR, IncISBN 978-0786903849.
  25. Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 68. Wizards of the CoastISBN 0-7869-2759-3.
  26. Brian R. James and Ed Greenwood (September, 2007). The Grand History of the Realms, p. 73. Wizards of the CoastISBN 978-0-7869-4731-7.
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