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"Welcome to Jehanna, a city as beautiful as her name. We greet you, and wish you only peace on your stay..."
―Description in Arena[src]

Jehanna or Jehenna is one of the eight major kingdoms in the province of High Rock and is located on the northeastern point of both the province and the region of Wrothgar. Jehanna is perhaps the youngest kingdom in High Rock, being established sometime after the creation of the Second iteration of Orsinium.

DescriptionEdit

GeographyEdit

Jehanna is the center of the Kingdom of Jehanna, which is located on the northeasternmost portion of High Rock. Jehanna and the city of Fharun are adjacent to each other, both located on the northeastern portion of High Rock. Fharun is located on the summit of a mountain while the city of Jehanna is located on the lower basin, closer to the Sea of Ghosts. Jehanna is a port city by heart, having a close proximity to the West Skyrim capital of Solitude. Port ships move in between the city of Solitude and the Morkul Stronghold in Central Wrothgar, it eventually goes to the city of Northpoint.

TraditionsEdit

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  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the New Life Festival on the 1st of Morning Star. It is a day of celebration where the drinks are free and people party in the streets all day. It truly is, a day of merriment.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the South Wind's Prayer on the 15th of Morning Star. It is a day to pray to the Gods for a bountiful harvest, and it is for citizens who cannot afford to heal from the local temple to get healed from an ailment.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate Heart's Day on the 16th of Sun's Dawn. It is in honor of a legend passed down from generation to generation about a couple named Polydor and Eloisa. Every Inn in Tamriel become free for visitors arriving into town.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the First Planting on the 7th of First Seed. It is the day that begins the harvest, where neighbors reconcile their difference, bad habits are dropped, and the clerics heal people for free.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the Second Planting on the 7th of Second Seed. The holiday is ideally the same holiday as First Planting, to improve one’s soul, and to improve relationships with others.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the Mid Year Celebration on the 16th of Mid Year. A day to distract everyone from the increased taxes. It is a day celebrating the halfway mark in the year, where many warriors feel blessed and venture to dungeons they normally cannot defeat.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate Sun's Rest on the 20th of Sun's Height. It is a day when the workers of Tamriel take a day to relax, businesses across town are closed in observance of this day. Some people have to have to leave the province to actually buy something.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate Harvest's End on the 27th of Last Seed. It is the final day of the harvest, and it is where the people eat the crops they have grown since the First Planting. Travelers are given the option to join a farmer’s family for a feast.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate Tales and Tallows on the 3rd of Hearthfire. It is the day of superstition where the elderly do not speak for an entire day, in fear of evil spirits entering their body. The Mages of Tamriel favor this day since it is a day to study the oldest forms of magic.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the Witches' Festival on the 13th of Frostfall. A day where the creepy ghouls and creatures of the night gather to terrorize the denizens of Tamriel. Many have not dared to wander the streets at night, in fear of being nabbed by a creature.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the Warriors Festival on the 20th of Sun's Dusk. It is a day where many warriors gather to practice their fighting prowess. Travelers by weapons in stores since their price's drop by half. Young children foolishly buy weapons, only to stab themselves by mistake.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the North Wind's Prayer on the 15th of Evening Star. It serves as a thanksgiving to the Gods for the year's harvest. It is a day when the local temples heal and bless anyone for a lower price.[OOG 1]
  • The Bretons of Jehanna celebrate the Old Life Festival on the 31st of Evening Star. It is a day of rest, where many leave the events of the passing year behind and to reflect their past. They rest for the New Life Festival.[OOG 1]

HistoryEdit

Second EraEdit

Main article: Jehanna Docks

The city-state of Jehanna was not around during the Interregnum in 2E 583, around this time, the Bretons of High Rock had yet to colonize the snowy wastelands of the Wrothgarian Mountains, only the Orsimer had settled in the region. While the city of Fharun was an Orcish stronghold, the city of Jehanna was merely a small jetty on the base of Mount Sorrow, inhabited by the Ogres of the Western Reach. The road in between Bangkorai and Wrothgar is known as Jehanna Road, implying that the name transcends the city's lifetime by several years. The creator of the jetty is unknown, but the site would be where the modern-day Kingdom of Jehanna would thrive and prosper.[1][2]

Third EraEdit

Main article: Jehanna (Arena)

During the Imperial Simulacrum from 3E 389 to 3E 399, Emperor Uriel Septim VII was imprisoned along with Talin Warhaft in the Deadlands by Jagar Tharn. Tharn planned for months to capture the throne, and he was able to achieve so in the span of ten years. Tharn had a powerful weapon called the Staff of Chaos, and he split it into nine pieces and scattered them across Tamriel, the staff was the only thing keeping Uriel Septim and Warhaft in Oblivion. A warrior escaped his clutches and traveled all corners of Tamriel to retrieve the missing pieces. The hero was known as the Eternal Champion, and he assembled the staff and defeated Jagar Tharn at the Imperial Palace. The Eternal Champion had at one point visited the city of Jehanna in their quest to recover the pieces. The city of Jehanna was under the rule of King Bedyctor.[3]

During the Imperial Simulacrum, several conflicts ravaged the provinces, claiming territory and seeking vengeance against their neighbors. One such conflict was the War of Bend'r-Mahk, which occurred all throughout the Western Reach and the northern Dragon's Teeth Mountains. The Nords of Skyrim invaded the provinces west to claim territory they felt was originally theirs, which they had before the War of Succession. The Nords were able to expand their territory further across the Druadach Mountains and into areas such as Wrothgar and Craglorn. The city-state of Jehenna held a large Breton resistance in the war and was a central point of interest in the conflict, same goes with the city of Elinhir in Hammerfell. The war had reached their height in 3E 397 when Pergan Asuul was defeated along with the Umbra' Keth by the Soul of Conflict.[4][5]

TriviaEdit

  • When Arena was going to be a Tournament based game, where each city had their own gladiatorial team. Jehanna's team was known as the Iceblades.[OOG 2]

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AppearancesEdit

References

Notice: The following are out-of-game references. They are not found in any in-game books, but can still be considered part of The Elder Scrolls lore and are included for completeness.
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 Holidays in Arena
  2. Go Blades!