The Cradle & The Crescent

An Ars Magica sourcebook


The Cradle & The Crescent at a Glance

  • Bring the wondrous lands of the Mythic Middle East to life with this comprehensive Ars Magica sourcebook.
  • In this region, the Order of Suleiman holds power over all — including the Hermetic Order. This unique setting allows players to explore a magical power structure unique in the mythic world.
  • Populate your saga with compelling characters and locations to easily create the feel of this fascinating setting.

The Shards of the Byzantine Empire: More about The Cradle & The Crescent

Visit the Mythic Middle East with this extensive Ars Magica supplement. Here, the Order of Suleiman and its sahirs hold the power, while the magi of the Hermetic Order work in secret. 

Visit the great cities, or wander the deserts where the jinn live and rule. In this land of a thousand nights and a thousand stories, there are fortunes to be made.

In this Ars Magica supplement, learn more about Mythic Arabia, Persia, and the lands beyond, and the important magi and mundanes who live there. Wander the Great Steppe, take a stand against the sahir, or learn the holy magic of Mythic Zoroastrianism. This supplement contains story seeds and resources to fuel your saga.

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The Cradle & The Crescent: Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction and Sagas
  • Chapter 2: History
  • Chapter 3: Order of Suleiman
  • Chapter 4: The Jinn
  • Chapter 5: Mythic Zoroastrianism
  • Chapter 6: Mythic Arabia
  • Chapter 7: Mythic Mesopotamia
  • Chapter 8: Mythic Persia
  • Chapter 9: The Silk Road and Beyond
  • Appendix A: Languages and Names
  • Appendix B: Timeline
  • Appendix C: Bibliography

Vital Stats

Authors: Niall Christie, Erik Dahl, Lachie Hayes, Mark Shirley, and Alex White
MSRP: $32.95
Atlas Stock #: AG0298
ISBN: 1-58978-123-6
Format: 192 pages, hardcover
Release Date: November 2011

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