Modern history is expressed in two parts. Before FéLorën (B.F.), when the world was known as Heldon and the age of FéLorën (A.F.). It is worth mentioning that the naming convention of these timeframes is, for the most part, adopted only by human races of the world. The Elves, in their extensive years of existence, do not use these indicators at all, although they do mark the modern age of FéLorën by placing an asterisk on their calendar years proceeding the Final War, in order to honor the significance of the occurrence of unity within Elven history. As such, the unification of the world occurred on the Elven year 23,317*, marking the first year in which an asterisk was displayed. I suppose I must also mention that year 1 of the Elven calendar is not intended to represent the first year of humanoid existence. It is meant to mark the year of known Elven civilization (as defined by the elven emperor of the time) being formed.
The dwarves have never kept a running log of years, choosing to have a revolving calendar that does not count its cycles. It is referred to as “the age” and it is a numerical count of days of the seasonal cycle (age 1 through age 365) before reverting back to 1. Indications of past events of particular significance are numbered, numerically, and differentiates between dwarven clans based on what they deem to be a significant event. For example, age 1 – 1 is the marker for when Arak, the dwarven god, is said to have created the world. FéLorën forming as a result of the Great War is deemed 274-7,067, since it happened on day 274 of the calendar year and was deemed the 7,067th significant event to occur on this day of their yearly cycle.
It is almost certain that Orcs and Goblins have their own calendars, but this information has not been revealed to me through my studies, as of yet. In order to provide the best translation for this audience, it should be clear why I have adopted the human calendar of B.F. and A.F.
The events below are what I have come to understand of historical events, as they pertain to the world of FéLorën. I will, undoubtedly, discover more dates of significance which will allow me to update this timeline as the information becomes available.