Most of the Aeron continent tells time by the Elven Emperica Calendarium, a hold over from the Elven Empericam that streched across the world.
The Year is marked by the solar eclipse, with a lunar eclipse at the Mid year. Each year is divided into 12 month, dictated by the new and full moon. Each month has 30 days.
Years are counted from the first death from age of elvenkind, “Anno Lapsum” or The Fall.
The current year is estimated at 10,014 AL. Time before the Fall is denoted as “Quitas Aetas,” or The Time of Life, counted backwards. It should be noted that seasons and months are not linked, creating a slipping calendar. This was not a proplem for the empire, given the Emperium’s tropical climate, but great care of seasonal prediction would have to be taken for planting and harvesting for colonies in more temperate zones.Continue reading