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'''Kayakayanaya''' is a city in [[Essos]].{{ref|AGOT|54}} It is one of the three fortress cities that were once part of the [[Patrimony of Hyrkoon]] and was founded by the [[Patriarchs of Hyrkoon]].<ref name=Bones>''[[The World of Ice & Fire]]'', The Bones and Beyond</ref>
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'''Kayakayanaya''' is a city in [[Essos]],{{ref|AGOT|54}} located on the [[Steel Road]] on the eastern side of the [[Krazaaj Zasqa]], part of the [[Bone Mountains]].{{ref|TLOIAF|The Known World}}
  
==About==
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==Layout==
The [[Steel Road]], that penetrates the [[Bone Mountains]], leads from [[Vaes Dothrak]] and the [[Mother of Mountains]] to Kayakayanaya, which lies on the eastern side of the [[Krazaaj Zasqa]].{{ref|TLOIAF| The East}} Fur-clad warriors ride the Steel Road escorting caravans to and from Kayakayanaya.<ref name=Bones/>
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The walls of the city are black basalt, black iron, and yellow bone.{{ref|TWOIAF|The Bones and Beyond}} The [[Steel Road]] leads from [[Vaes Dothrak]] and the [[Mother of Mountains]] through the [[Bone Mountains]] to Kayakayanaya.{{ref|TLOIAF|The East}} Fur-clad warriors ride the Steel Road escorting caravans to and from Kayakayanaya.{{ref|TWOIAF|The Bones and Beyond}}
  
The walls of the city are black basalt, black iron, and yellow bone.<ref name=Bones/>
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==People==
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The sister cities of Kayakayanaya, [[Bayasabhad]], and [[Samyriana]] are ruled by the [[Great Fathers]]. Their daughters are raised from an early age to be warriors, as it is believed that only those who give birth are permitted to take life at will.{{ref|TWOIAF|Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands}} The warrior maids wear iron rings in their nipples and rubies in their cheeks.{{Ref|aGoT|54}} They ride horses and are trained with bow, knife, sling, and spear.{{ref|TWOIAF|The Bones and Beyond}}
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Meanwhile, the sons of the Great Fathers are gelded when they reach the age of manhood. The [[eunuch]]s serve as cooks, craftsmen, farmers, priests, scholars, scribes, and servants. The most promising males, one out of a hundred, are permitted to mature, breed, and become Great Fathers in their turn. Maester [[Naylin]] speculates on the customs in ''[[Rubies and Iron]]''.{{ref|TWOIAF|The Bones and Beyond}}
  
==People==
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==History==
The city is known for its warrior maids who wear iron rings in their nipples and rubies in their cheeks, similar to those of [[Bayasabhad]] and [[Shamyriana]].{{Ref|aGoT|54}} It is said that these cities are defended by women out of the belief that only those who give birth are permitted to take life at will.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Grasslands}}
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Kayakayanaya is one of three fortress cities that were once part of the [[Patrimony of Hyrkoon]] and were founded by the [[Patriarchs of Hyrkoon]].{{ref|twoiaf|The Bones and Beyond}}  
  
Like its sister cities, Kayakayanaya is ruled by the [[Great Fathers]]. Their daughters learn to ride and climb before they learn to walk and are trained in the arts of bow, spear, knife, and sling from the earliest age. Meanwhile, ninety nine of every hundred boys, the sons of the Great Fathers, are gelded when they reach the age of manhood and live out their lives as eunuchs, serving their cities as scribes, priests, scholars, servants, cooks, farmers, and craftsmen. Only the most promising males, the largest, strongest, and most comely, are permitted to mature, breed, and become Great Fathers in their turn. Maester [[Naylin]] in his ''[[Rubies and Iron]]'' speculates on the circumstances that led to such customs.<ref name=Bones/>
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Over the centuries the city has faced countless assaults from the [[Jogos Nhai]], a result of an ancient war between the Patrimony of Hyrkoon and the [[zorse]]-riders of the plains, which saw thousands of Hyrkoon carried off into [[slavery]] and many more Jogos Nhai sacrificed to the gods of Hyrkoon.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Plains of the Jogos Nhai}}
  
Over the centuries the city has faced countless assaults from the [[Jogos Nhai]], a result of an ancient war between the [[Patrimony of Hyrkoon]] and the zorse-riders of the plains, which saw thousands of Hyrkoon carried off into slavery and many more Jogos Nhai sacrificed to the gods of Hyrkoon.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Plains of the Jogos Nhai}}
 
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
In the Eastern Market of [[Vaes Dothrak]], [[Daenerys Targaryen]] sees warrior maids from Kayakayanaya.{{Ref|aGoT|54}}
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[[Daenerys Targaryen]] sees warrior maids from Kayakayanaya in the Eastern Market of [[Vaes Dothrak]].{{Ref|aGoT|54}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:24, 18 July 2019

Kayakayanaya is a city in Essos,[1] located on the Steel Road on the eastern side of the Krazaaj Zasqa, part of the Bone Mountains.[2]

Layout

The walls of the city are black basalt, black iron, and yellow bone.[3] The Steel Road leads from Vaes Dothrak and the Mother of Mountains through the Bone Mountains to Kayakayanaya.[4] Fur-clad warriors ride the Steel Road escorting caravans to and from Kayakayanaya.[3]

People

The sister cities of Kayakayanaya, Bayasabhad, and Samyriana are ruled by the Great Fathers. Their daughters are raised from an early age to be warriors, as it is believed that only those who give birth are permitted to take life at will.[5] The warrior maids wear iron rings in their nipples and rubies in their cheeks.[1] They ride horses and are trained with bow, knife, sling, and spear.[3]

Meanwhile, the sons of the Great Fathers are gelded when they reach the age of manhood. The eunuchs serve as cooks, craftsmen, farmers, priests, scholars, scribes, and servants. The most promising males, one out of a hundred, are permitted to mature, breed, and become Great Fathers in their turn. Maester Naylin speculates on the customs in Rubies and Iron.[3]

History

Kayakayanaya is one of three fortress cities that were once part of the Patrimony of Hyrkoon and were founded by the Patriarchs of Hyrkoon.[3]

Over the centuries the city has faced countless assaults from the Jogos Nhai, a result of an ancient war between the Patrimony of Hyrkoon and the zorse-riders of the plains, which saw thousands of Hyrkoon carried off into slavery and many more Jogos Nhai sacrificed to the gods of Hyrkoon.[6]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen sees warrior maids from Kayakayanaya in the Eastern Market of Vaes Dothrak.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 54, Daenerys VI.
  2. The Lands of Ice and Fire, The Known World.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 The World of Ice & Fire, The Bones and Beyond.
  4. The Lands of Ice and Fire, The East.
  5. The World of Ice & Fire, Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands.
  6. The World of Ice & Fire, The Plains of the Jogos Nhai.