The Resurgence of Civilizations is a historical time span in which most of the modern civilizations started emerging after the cataclysms and wars that preceded it. The most important civilizations that emerged during this time were Noxus, Demacia, Piltover and Bilgewater.
- These snippets are from the Noxian Calendar from Realms of Runeterra. However, they may be incorrect or biased due to the Noxian point of view or the old age.
- 0 — Noxus Endures
The Rune Wars escalated across most of the known world. After a decade of almost apocalyptic battle, the last of the Noxii were forced to retreat inside the Immortal Bastion for shelter from the magical fallout. When they finally emerged, the land beyond had been ravaged, but they survived. They were alloyed as a single people, no longer Noxii but Noxus, and have marked their calendar from this date ever since.
- 292 — The Demacian Crown
Far to the west, the nation founded by the great champion Orlon crowned its first king. Originally settled by refugees from the Rune Wars, it was declared that Demacia would be a sanctuary from magic, now and forevermore.
- 349 — Noxus becomes an Imperial Power
After a series of forced annexations and the fall of the Drakkengate, the strength of Noxus grew to match its ambitions. The noble houses swore, though it might take a thousand years, to unify all the nations of Runeterra beneath a single banner, and elected a Grand General to lead their warhosts to victory.
- 772 — Tragedy on the River Pilt
Merchant clans controlling the trade routes between Valoran and Shurima accelerated constructions of vast accessways and conveyors - however, excavations for these "Sun Gates" undermined the ancient port of Zaun, plunging whole portions of the city into the lightless caverns beneath.
- 787 — Bilgewater
With more and more bedraggled fortune seekers washing up on their shores, missionaries from the Buhru granted these paylangi outsiders refuge in the southern island bays. While there were many years of cultural confusion - even including the name of the Serpent Isles - this settlement would eventually gow into a bustling port city in its own right. 
- 0 AN - 292 AN
Zeffira. While was busy dealing with the frontline attack, learned of a hidden wave of enemies attacking the city and left the frontlines to aid the citizens. lost trust in her sister for leaving her on the battlefield.and flew to aid the people of
Warriors flocked to Silvermere's Peak, where she founded a judicator order to enforce the law, and hunted down rebels and reavers with equal fervor. allowed to rehabilitate wrongdoers who appeared humble enough to admit their guilt. But gradually followers started to resent . protégé, Ronas, attempted to imprison for her actions, which resulted in his death.banner at
, consumed by rage, looked down upon the city and summoned her divine fire to cleanse it of its sins. flew up to meet her, raising her blade to defend the innocent below. The battle raged on, ruining the city and killing numerous of its inhabitants, until it was abruptly halted by their father's anguished cry.
With the death of their father Kilam, both Demacia. isolated herself near the slopes of Mount Targon, seeking perfect celestial clarity. remained at the outlying wilds of Demacia where she rectifies wrongs as she sees fit on an interpersonal level as 'the Veiled One'.and left
The true identity of the twin sisters and their history was forgotten, and the Kingdom of Demacia is established with the first Demacian royal family. Without knowing or fully understanding its origins, the Demacians take on the symbol of the Winged Sisters as their crest.
- 292 AN - 349 AN
Noxus starts to forcefully annex numerous territories alongside its eastern borders, one of which being The Drakkengate. The noble houses of Noxus swore to unify all the nations of Runeterra beneath a single banner. They established the Empire of Noxus with its first Grand General to lead their warhosts to victory.
In order to utilize the military advantage of petricite abroad, the sculptor Durand was commissioned to build some manner of moving petricite shield. And so he constructed, a massive living petricite idol with wings, mirroring the image of the Winged Sisters. would later protect a platoon of Demacian soldiers during their hold against a skilled order of invading warmages, known as the Arcane Fist. After all the invading mages were defeated, returned to his pedestal and ceased to move. As the years would go by, the story of would eventually be seen as nothing more than a mere legend.
- 349 AN - 772 AN
Zaun finalizes its plans to destroy a portion of the isthmus connecting Valoran and the Southern Continent, allowing safe sea passage between eastern and western Valoran. The plan involved using thousand of chemtech bombs to create the passage, but the results were catastrophic; in what seemed to be an accident, the bombs triggered a series of earthquakes that completely destroyed the isthmus and sank large districts of Zaun and thousands of its citizens, while also leaking poisonous gas in to the city's surviving areas. , empowered by the prayers of Zaun's people, arrived and blew away the gas, saving many lives and being eternally remembered by Zaun's denizens, converting her from a goddess of faith for sailors to a guardian deity for Zaun. She has yet to leave Zaun following this event.
- 772 AN - 787 AN
Immigrants from Demacia, Freljord, and Ionia settle on the Serpent Isles. With more and more bedraggled fortune seekers washing up on their shores, missionaries from the Buhru allow these outsiders to settle in the southern island bays. This settlement would eventually grow into the bustling port city of Bilgewater. surfaces above the Guardian's Sea for the very first time and started living around Bilgewater since then.
- 772 AN - 790 AN
Eventually Zaun was rebuilt. In order to regulate the oceanic passage they were built over, the Sun Gates were constructed, forcing all transport through the waters to be regulated by Zaun. This brought immense wealth to the city and likely led to Piltover's construction and elevation from Zaun, as the merchant clans were in control of most of the money coming through this trade route.
Progress Day is celebrated as the anniversary of when the gates opened for the first time, allowing trade to pass easily between the east and west of Valoran. Construction of the Sun Gates led to great changes in eastern Valoran and the eastern seas, as Noxus was from this point on able to more easily pool together resources from across its empire without needing land travel.
- 0 AN - 292 AN
- Kinkou Order seals away the forbidden shadow techniques
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- 349 AN - 772 AN
- Freljord. Kegan Rodhe would eventually become . takes on as his apprentice during one of his trips in the
- Realms of Runeterra, Page 66/67