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Homecoming Edit

On the page for Homecoming it is stated that the events took place at the same day as the escape from the Flashpoint. But in the timeline on this article this events are sent year apart. Why? Mauser 19:08, 8 December 2007 (UTC)

Ruusan Edit

I thought that Bane of the Sith, Jedi vs. Sith, and the new Bane novel all are part of the Rise of the Empire era, and not Old Republic era? Kuralyov 05:19, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)

  • The Old Republic era ends with the Seventh Battle of Ruusan. So, technically, Jedi vs. Sith and the Bane novel are Old Republic era, whereas Bane of the Sith is at the start of the "Rise of the Empire" era. QuentinGeorge 05:47, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
    • I know for a fact that JvS is definately Old Republic era because the symbol on the comic explictly establishes this. QuentinGeorge 05:47, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
For those of you that dont know ther old republic happend 20000 years before the first starwars movie, and by the way what is that bby how many years would 3000 bby mean in a real world translation

Preceding Era concerns Edit

Kuralyov has noted his disapproval of the claim that the Pre-Republic era is an actual era in the Star Wars universe. I wanted to write here why I added the preceding era to the era category at the bottom of this article:

  1. It is an established history of the Star Wars EU by way of second-hand accounts in novels, comics, etc.
  2. It is an established era detailed in depth within the pages of the New Essential Chronolgy.

My question is: Why would this NOT be considered a valid era in the Star Wars universe? - SonofNils 02:35, 21 April 2006 (UTC)

  • I'm not saying that is is not an era in the Star Wars Universe. I am saying that it is not an official LFL publishing era. No one can dispute that. As such I don't see why we should group it together with the LFL-mandated eras. Kuralyov 02:39, 21 April 2006 (UTC)
  • Is this article specificly designed as one listing publications pertaining to this era, or is it an article like Pre-Republic era, which relates what occured in the Star wars universe during these times? Also, if the aforementioned era does not precede the Old Republic era, why is it listed on the main page of this very encyclopedia as a preceding "era"? You say we are changing LFL policy. Show me the policy that states that there is no such era as Pre-Republic. In the meantime, I'll point you to [this article at, which refers directly to the Pre-Republic era and the sources of established information about events in that era. - SonofNils 02:50, 21 April 2006 (UTC)
    • Official LFL Era Policy Yes, I am aware that there is an in-universe Pre-Republic era. If you'd bothered to look around you'd see that I wasn't disputing that at all. What I'm disputing is that it's being defined on this site as a publishing era. And if you'd bothered to actually look around before responding instantly t=you'd notice that I'm opposed to its placement there on the front page as well. Kuralyov 02:55, 21 April 2006 (UTC)
      • Maybe if we made all of the other publishing eras primarily in-universe articles, the Pre-Republic era wouldn't stand out so much on the main page. —Silly Dan (talk) 02:58, 21 April 2006 (UTC)
    • I'm thankfully already aware of the article you've attached, so I'll take your snippiness in stride. I have looked around. I never post things on a whim. And I'd like to point out to you that the article to which you linked was dated October 2000 for the release of The Essential Chronology. Since then, Lucasbooks has been gracious enough to oversee the publication of an updated book, entitled The New Essential Chronology, which--as stated in the link I cited--goes into much greater detail about the Pre-Republic era and the published sources for that detail.

Now, as to the issue of this article being about a "published era". I recognize that you created this article, and that you are in all likelihood strongly attached to it. What I don't understand is why you believe there should be no link to a preceding era in the "era category" box at the bottom of the article, especially when LFL policy does now indicate the Pre-Republic era as an established era. Your linked article about the Essential Chronology (dated Oct 2000) does say: "The eras are listed below," then defines each of the eras, omitting Pre-Rep. My link, again, officially places the Pre-Rep era in the Star Wars history. It is dated October 2005. The history of Star Wars has change dramatically in 5 years. As an august member of wookiepedia, I'm sure you recognize that. As it is now an established era, why would it not go into the category of "eras" listed at the bottom of the article? - SonofNils 03:29, 21 April 2006 (UTC)

  • No one's disputing it's not an official, LFL-mandated in-universe era. What is certain, however, is that is most definately not one of the publishing eras, which is what we are concerned with here. QuentinGeorge 06:36, 21 April 2006 (UTC)
  • There needs to be a more comprehensive and concise list of eras/time periods, then. We have this group of eras, which has been defined in discussion as "publishing eras" but not in the actual text, and we have a rather incomplete list of known in-universe "time periods", which it sounds like would include then the disjointed Pre-Republic "era". First and foremost, these eras should be better defined as publishing eras and not in-universe eras. I believe this is where the bulk of the misinterpretations have been. Changing the succession box title to Publishing Eras does help the matter; however including the Pre-Republic as an era on the main page confuses and compounds the issue. What is the purpose of this group of articles? Is it bibliographical only, or is it a means of itemizing and categorizing chronologically the events that took place in SW? - SonofNils 14:24, 21 April 2006 (UTC)

Galactic Battlegrounds??? Edit

I'm pretty sure it didn't take place 3,032 BBY... 02:29, 24 February 2009 (UTC)

Era Dates Edit

According to the timeline in the new Force Unleash II novel the Old Republic era occurs from 5000 BBY - 33 BBY instead of from 5000 BBY - 1000 BBY. If there is no higher canon to override this our articles in the Old Rpublic and Rise of the Empire eras should be updated. Agent Cards <<Talk!>> 08:29, October 30, 2010 (UTC)

Vandalism Edit

As I'm sure someone with more expertise at editing these pages has noticed the vandalism and reverted the last edit, I guess I should ask how to do that for future reference. I'm also sure there's a page here explaining everything I'd need to know, but as I'm inept at this, I don't know of it.Darth Adonis 08:21, December 15, 2010 (UTC)

Pre-Republic era as publishing era Edit

I personally believe the Pre-Republic era should be a publishing era so everyone can learn and discover the very earliest time period of Star Wars history and know the backstorys of many sith lords such as king Ada, Freedon Nadd and Marka Ragnos. This is all up to Mr. Lucas and LFL, of coarse.Unsigned comment by (talk • contribs).

Galactic timelines 17-19 placement Edit

Are the last three Galatic Timelines going at the beginning of the Old Republic Era or are they going in the yet-to-be-created Pre-Republic publishing era. I really want to know if they are turning the Pre-Republic Era into a publishing era. It kinda makes sense to put them in a new pecedding era considering they come before the Old Republic Era. Unsigned comment by (talk • contribs).

  • We cannot know until it's told publicly, so questioning this issue without any sources available is not useful nor along our talk page rules. –Tm_T (Talk) 11:01, August 1, 2011 (UTC)
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