The History of Man, or eras in Roshar, have been defined by five major historical events.
The loss of the Tranquiline HallsEdit
War Against the VoidbringersEdit
The Last Desolation, Defeat of the VoidbringersEdit
The Fall of the Knights RadiantEdit
- See: The Day of Recreance.
Priests controlled what people learned, what religious paths they followed, and the overall doctrine. The priests claimed to see visions and prophesy, and claimed that the common people could not understand theology.
|“||They were taught to follow the priests. Not the Almighty or the Heralds, but the priests.||”|
These priests were eventually cast down by the Sunmaker.