The Colour of Magic Places – Chronological

This list shows places of all types that you find in The Colour of Magic. For an alphabetic listing see this list.

Places in the Prologue to the First Chapter

Krull – An island nation that leans out over the Rim of the Disc.

Places in The Colour of Magic, the Chapter

Ankh-Morpork – The largest city on the Disc where much of the action in the Discworld series takes place. Ruled by the Patrician. Home of Unseen University.

Merchant Street – In Ankh-Morpork, a street where many merchants will take your money, sometimes after giving you their wares.

Crimson Leech – An establishment visited by Bravd and Weasel, and by their former(?) friend Fredor.

Deosil Gate – One of several gates into the city of Ankh-Morpork. One of the first to collapse in a (recent) city-wide fire.

Circle Sea – The main body of water separating the continents of the Disc. Probably responsible for preventing more wars than have already been fought.

Ankh (River) – That which divides Ankh the city from Morpork. You can usually walk on the surface of the Ankh, even if you’re not a deity.

Pearl Dock – A place for ships to moor themselves and the Tourist to disembark on the Ankh River within Ankh-Morpork.

Broken Drum – A popular tavern (for fights, etc.) in Ankh-Morpork.

Brown Islands – Encountered briefly by Twoflower on his way to Ankh-Morpork. Located somewhere between Ankh-Morpork and the Agatean Empire.

Temple of Small Gods – Where many gods with few believers take up residence. Not the gods atop Cori Celesti.

Unseen University – The home of the Disc’s wizards, a very magical place where magic is almost never used, and for good reason. Known as UU, for short. Sometimes misspelled, Unesene.

Mount Awayawa – Part of the meaning of “remarkable” in the Trob language.

Orohai peninsular – Part of the meaning of “quaint” in the Trob language.

Bes Pelargic – Also spelled Bes Palargic. Twoflower’s home city in the Agatean Empire on the Counterweight Continent.

Trob – Home of the beTrobi people where Twoflower comes from.

Agatean Empire – Found on the Counterweight Continent which is diametrically opposite Ankh-Morpork on the Disc.

Counterweight Continent – A land mass made largely of octiron so as to counter-balance the larger land mass on which Ankh-Morpork exists.

Morpork Mountains – The location of the death of a fortune-teller. Nothing else really known about these mts.

Hub Gate – An Ankh-Morporkian gate closest to the Hub; that is, the center of the Disc.

Turnwise Ocean – Large body of water separating Ankh-Morpork from the Counterweight Continent. Crossed by Twoflower.

Whore Pits – Likely just what they sound like. In Ankh-Morpork.

Beggars’ Guild – Building in Ankh-Morpork where the Beggars’ Guild has its headquarters.

Grey Miasma of H’rull – Apparently a place of death, like quicksand, thought of in passing by Rincewind. Surprised? Me neither.

Caderack Mountains – Visited by Hrun the Barbarian where he fought some gnolls.

Brass Bridge – One of several bridges in Ankh-Morpork. Probably made mostly of brass or something that looks like it.

Temple of Seven-Handed Sek – Every god needs his temple. This is Sek’s.

Plaza of Broken Moon(s) – Open area where Rincewind used Twoflower’s iconograph. Visited by Tomjon.

River Gate – Ankh-Morporkian gate that opens near the river Ankh.

Chimeria – Land to which Rincewind considered fleeing so he could avoid the Patrician. Silly Rincewind! (Spelled Chimera in The Colour of Magic.)

Gonim – Land to which Rincewind considered fleeing to avoid the Patrician.

Ecalpon – Land to which Rincewind considered fleeing to avoid the Patrician. Reversed: Noplace.

Assassins’ Guild – Headquarters for the members of the Assassins’ Guild in Ankh-Morpork. Best not to know its exact location.

Leaning Tower – Of Ankh-Morpork, nowhere else. Ymor had his headquarters there.

Rime Street – Cross street to Frost Alley. Cool place.

Frost Alley – Cross street to Rime. Good place to chill.

Groaning Platter – Tavern run by Rerpf near the Brass Bridge.

Guild of Merchants (and Traders) – Possibly fictitious location for possibly fictitious members (originally) created by Rerpf. Later became a valid establishment in Ankh-Morpork.

Psephopololis – Possibly Pseudopolis mispronounced by Death.

Short Street – One of the longest streets in Ankh-Morpork.

Filigree Street – Forms a T with Short Street at the latter’s turnwise end. The Broken / Mended Drum is located at this intersection.

Widdershin Gate – A gate of Ankh-Morpork. Widdershin is the opposite of Turnwise; both terms relate to the rotation of the Disc.

Mount Raruaruaha – Part of the meaning of a derogatory term in the Trob language.

beTrobi islands – The land of the Trob who speak the language that Twoflower and Rincewind choose to communicate in.

Chirm – A city near Ankh-Morpork that you can reach using a coastal road.

Places in the Prologue to the Second Chapter

Dunmanifestin – The home of the major gods, those with too many followers to be included in the Temple of Small Gods. Located atop Cori Celesti at the Hub of the Disc.

Places in The Sending of Eight

Rammerorck Mountains – Land of trolls, minus one angry suddenly-displaced troll now 3000 miles from home.

Temple of Bel-Shamharoth – A place that Rincewind and Twoflower should probably avoid. Thus, they don’t.

Howondaland – A place of steaming forests where Hrun the Barbarian has done some of his best work.

B’Ituni – Where the Archmandrite reigns.

Great Nef – A desert so dry it has negative rainfall.

Quirm – A city near Ankh-Morpork, not to be confused with Chirm. Probably.

Places in The Lure of the Wyrm

Wyrmberg – Lofty home of imaginary dragons, as well as Liessa, Lio!rt, and Liartes.

Chimeria – Home of the ancient Codice, who killed all the dragons, and of Hrun the Barbarian. Not to be confused with Chimera.

Klatch – Land of deserts and some jungles. Also the source of the phrase, “Pardon my Klatchian.” The country of Klatch is on the continent of Klatch.

Mithos – Land where you can find “incredibly rare blue milk diamonds” in its clay basins.

Dungeon Dimensions – Where all the demons (and much worse) live.

Sweden – Country in an alternate universe relative to Discworld in which Dr. Rjinswand was born.

New Jersey – State in an alternate universe relative to Discworld in which Dr. Rjinswand was raised.

Ice System of Zeret – Fabled.

Places in Close to the Edge

Dehydrated Ocean – Located at the center of the Great Nef desert.

Rehigreed Province – Twoflower postulates that this is the source of some vul nuts that made the Ghlen Livid he has the chance to drink. You can assume he is correct.

Bathys – The world from which Tethis fell.

Gorunna Trench – An awful place beneath the waters of the Disc into which a ship bearing The Luggage fell where it was swallowed by…a something. Poor something.

Urabewe – The natives there are brown-skinned.

Krull, City of – The capital of the island nation of Krull.

Gamblers’ Guild – Located opposite the Alchemists’ Guild house. Think about it.

Pseudopolis – A major city on the Disc. In The Colour of Magic, Death is headed there because of the white plague striking the city. Home of Eric.

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The Colour of Magic Places - Chronological
A chronological list of the places that appear in The Colour of Magic.
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