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'''Ny Sar''' is a ruined city in [[Essos]] at the confluence of the [[Rhoyne]] and the [[Noyne]] rivers.{{ref|TLOIAF|The Free Cities}} It was destroyed by the [[Valyrian Freehold|Valyrians]].
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'''Sarhoy''' is a ruined city in [[Essos]] at one of the four mouths of the [[Rhoyne]].{{ref|TWOIAF|Ten Thousand Ships}} It was destroyed by the [[Volantis|Volantenes]] and the [[Valyrian Freehold]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
  
Ny Sar was the location of Princess [[Nymeria]]'s palace and was one of the many [[Rhoynar|Rhoynish]] cities left in ruins following the [[Second Spice War]]. [[Maesters|Maester]] [[Yandel]] describes it as a "city of fountains, alive with song". After the defeat of [[Prince]] [[Garin (prince)|Garin]]'s host by the [[Volantis|Volantenes]] and their [[Valyria|Valyrian]] kin at Volantis during the Second Spice War, Princess Nymeria, fearing the enslavement of the people of her own city, gathered every ship that remained upon the Rhoyne and filled them full of as many women and children as they could carry (for almost all the men of fighting age had marched with Garin, and died). Nymeria then led these [[ten thousand ships]] down the Rhoyne past [[Sarhoy]] and into the [[Summer Sea]], whereafter they arrived at [[Dorne]].{{ref|TWOIAF|Ten Thousand Ships}} Today, the ruins of Nymeria's palace is all that remains; a colossal palace of pink and green marble, its collapsed domes and broken spires looming large above a row of covered archways.{{Ref|aDwD|14}}
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Sarhoy was a great port city with canals and saltwater gardens and pink stone. During the Second Spice War, three [[dragonlords]] and men from Volantis sacked the city. The city's warriors were slaughtered and the children sold into slavery. The city was burned and the Volantenes salted the earth. After further defeats during the Second Spice War, Princess [[Nymeria]] then led her [[ten thousand ships]] down the Rhoyne past [[Sarhoy]] and into the [[Summer Sea]]{{ref|TWOIAF|Ten Thousand Ships}}
  
==Recent Events==
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According to maester [[Yandel]], Sarhoy "remains in ruins to this day, a desolate and haunted place."{{ref|TWOIAF|Volantis}}
===''A Dance with Dragons''===
 
[[Jon Connington|Griff]], [[Aegon Targaryen (son of Rhaegar)|Young Griff]], and their company pass Ny Sar on their way to [[Volantis]]. [[Tyrion Lannister]] sees the ruins on the eastern bank of the Rhoyne: "crooked walls and fallen towers, broken domes and rows of rotted wooden pillars, streets choked by mud and overgrown with purple moss." According to Tyrion, the city is ten times as large as [[Ghoyan Drohe]]. Tyrion notices big bonesnapper turtles basking in the sun. Shortly thereafter a horned turtle of enormous size appears not six yards from the ''[[Shy Maid]]''. [[Ysilla]] exclaims they are blessed for having seen the creature, while [[Yandry]] says it is the [[Old Man of the River]].{{Ref|aDwD|14}}
 
 
 
==Quotes==
 
{{Quote|This is the Ny Sar, where the [[Mother Rhoyne|Mother]] gathers in her Wild Daughter, [[Noyne]].}} – [[Yandry]]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 19:57, 31 July 2015

Sarhoy
City ruins
Location Essos, on the Rhoyne river.
Destroyed During the Second Spice War.
Sarhoy is located in Free Cities
Sarhoy
The Free Cities and the location of Sarhoy

Sarhoy is a ruined city in Essos at one of the four mouths of the Rhoyne.[1] It was destroyed by the Volantenes and the Valyrian Freehold.

History

Sarhoy was a great port city with canals and saltwater gardens and pink stone. During the Second Spice War, three dragonlords and men from Volantis sacked the city. The city's warriors were slaughtered and the children sold into slavery. The city was burned and the Volantenes salted the earth. After further defeats during the Second Spice War, Princess Nymeria then led her ten thousand ships down the Rhoyne past Sarhoy and into the Summer Sea[1]

According to maester Yandel, Sarhoy "remains in ruins to this day, a desolate and haunted place."[2]

References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 The World of Ice & Fire, Ten Thousand Ships.
  2. The World of Ice & Fire, Volantis.