Aramaelle

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A similar entry appears in the Wheel of Time Companion confirming the information available in the main story arc.

Author: Atarah al'Norahn

Geography

The nation of Aramaelle was located in what is now Malkier and Shienar, and was one of the two nations whose northern border actually extended into the Mountains of Dhoom. To the west lay Aridhol, to the north-west Jaramide, Coremanda to the south, and the land held by Tar Valon was located to the east.

Cities, Towns and Villages

The capital city of Aramaelle was Mafal Dadaranell; this city was located where Fal Dara is now situated. During the construction of Mafal Dadaranell, a Waygate was constructed by the Ogier (LoC, Ch. 20).

The only other cities of Aramaelle whose names we know were Anolle'sanna, Cuebiyarsande and Rhahime Naille.

Formation, Government, and Nobility

The nation of Aramaelle was formed sometime after the Breaking of the World. When the Compact was signed, Mabriam en Shereed, a ta'veren Aes Sedai of the Gray Ajah, was Queen of Aramaelle. Mabriam en Shereed was very instrumental in the formation of the Compact.

One legendary character, Kirukan, was the warrior queen of Aramaelle who carried the Sword of Kirukan that is now wielded by the Swordbearer of Kandor.

Before the Trolloc Wars

Before the beginning of the devastating Trolloc Wars, Aramaelle was famed for it's beautiful yellow sapphires (LoC, Ch. 5).

Before the Trolloc Wars, around 300 AB, the Sword-bard of Aramaelle, Lord Mangore Kiramin (who was also one of Caraighan Maconar's Warders), wrote a translation of the Prophecies of the Dragon into what was them called the culvar tongue (A Crown of Swords, Footer).

The Trolloc Wars

Nothing is known of Aramaelle's participation in the Trolloc Wars, except for the fact that, of course, the nation stood against the Shadow.

After the Trolloc Wars

The nation of Aramaelle fell to the Shadow sometime during the Wars. We don't know the date, only the fact that Aramaelle did not survive.

According to the maps, Rhamdashar, Elsalam, Oburun, Roemalle and part of the nation of Tar Valon occupied the land formerly occupied by Aramaelle. Later, the land was occupied by the nations of Arafel, Shienar and Malkier, as well as part of Kandor.