Frost Barbarians

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Greyhawk Realm
Kingdom of (the) Fruztii
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The arms of the Frost Barbarians as depicted in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000).
Motto/Nickname
Region Thillonrian Peninsula
Ruler King Hundgred Rälffson
Government Independent feudal monarchy with hereditary rulership
Established
Capital Krakenheim
Major Towns Krakenheim, Djekul
Provinces
Resources foodstuffs (including fish), furs, silver, gold, iron, timber, shipbuilding supplies
Coinage Kronar (gp), haf-kronar (ep), linnwurm (sp), thrall (cp)
Population 144,500
Races
Languages Fruz, Common
Alignments
Religions Kord, Llerg, Norebo, Xerbo, Vatun, Syrul
Allies
Enemies

The Frost Barbarians, properly known as the Kingdom of (the) Fruztii, is a political state of the Flanaess. The people themselves are sometimes referred to as simply the Fruztii.

History

Geography

The lands of the Frost Barbarians are located in the far northeastern portion of the Flanaess, on what is known as the Thillonrian Peninsula. They occupy the coastal plains between the Griff and Corusk Mountains and the Grendep Bay. Their lands are separated from those of the Snow Barbarians by the Spikey Forest, while the Timberway Forest forms their southern border against Ratik.

As of 591 CY, the most populous towns are Krakenheim (pop. 4,500) and Djekul (pop. 3,100).

People

Population

As of 591 CY, the population of the Frost Barbarians totaled 144,500 persons, almost exclusively humans of Suel stock. There are also a small number of dwarves and halflings, but few other races call this region home.

Religion

The most popular deities among the Frost Barbarians are Kord, Llerg, Norebo, Xerbo, Vatun, and Syrul.

Languages

The most widely-spoken languages in the lands of the Frost Barbarians are the Cold Tongue and Common.

Government

The Frost Barbarians maintain a hereditary feudal monarchy, currently ruled by His Most Warlike Majesty, King Hundgred Rälffson of the Fruztii.

The Frost Barbarians are also party to a political alliance with Ratik, known as the Northern Alliance.

The national capital is Krakenheim.

Administrative Divisions

The provinces of the Frost Barbarians are clan-based, consisting of thirteen jarldoms, each jarl governing a number of chieftain-led villages.

Heraldry

The Frost Barbarians' coat of arms is blazoned thus: Ermine, a roundel azure.

Economy

Resources

The Frost Barbarians are noted for producing foodstuffs (including fish), furs, silver, gold, iron, timber, and shipbuilding supplies.

Currency

The Frost Barbarians' standard coinage consists of the gold kronar (gp), electrum haf-kronar (ep), silver linnwurm (sp), and copper thrall (cp).

Transportation

Military

Maps

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Bibliography