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Nimrod, or better known as the Nimrod Empire at the time, was a country that existed hundreds of years before Xenogears. In the time of Xenogears, it no longer exists.

History Edit

Founded in 9301, Nimrod started as a small country that was located near the present day Aveh/Kislev border. It was ruled under an Imperial Monarchy, constituting a lineage of 5 Emperors, ending with Emperor Kusel Laodicia. By his reign, Nimrod grew exponentially and its influence made it a formidable nation among the surface-dwellers, second only to Shevat.

Nimrod was the birthplace of the Nisan Sect. Its scientists were on the cutting edge of nanotechnology 500 years before the Aveh-Kislev war, much like the Zeboim civilization before it. Karellen and Sophia were from this nation.

Due to being a country of Lambs, Nimrod was once an enemy of Solaris and was part of the Anti-Solaris Alliance during the Shevat-Solaris War.

Little is known about the country, except that it was most likely destroyed either by Solaris or by the Day of Collapse.

Etymology Edit

Nimrod, king of Shinar, was, according to the Book of Genesis and Books of Chronicles, the son of Cush, the great-grandson of Noah. The Bible states that he was "a mighty hunter before the Lord [and] .... began to be mighty in the earth". Extra-biblical traditions associating him with the Tower of Babel led to his reputation as a king who was rebellious against God.

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