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The city of Rhodes

The city of Rhodes

The city of Rhodes is one of the high cities of the Realm of Alera. The city is ruled by the ruling High Lord, Rhodus Martinus and his high lady.

The city of Rhodes is distinguished with the Rhodus colors of sable and gold.

See Maps for Codex Alera Series. The city is located in south-east of Alera and borders the Feverthorn jungle and the sea. The infamous Feverthorn jungle, once home to the Children of the Sun, separates Rhodes from its neighbor and rival Aquitaine to the North. The city's inhabitants are known for their reddish-brown skin tone.

Rhodes has been razed to the ground three times by the Canim. The city and surrounding region also have the standard three legions at their disposal, as well as a formidable Fleet.

The House of Rhodes[]

As the seat of the High House of Rhodes, the City and surrounding regions/territories share the colors of the House of Rhodes: Sable and Gold /also described as gold and black:

Behind Lord Aquitaine’s box, for example, was a sizeable contingent of finely dressed Citizenry, mostly sporting the scarlet and black of the House of Aquitaine, while the gold and black of Rhodes made for an only slightly smaller contingent in the seats behind that High Lord’s box.”(Princep’s Fury ch 5)

The emblem of the House of Rhodes is a Hornet: "There, fiery gold hornet shapes of Rhodes fell to earth," Princep's Fury, the siege of Ceres.

Current High Lord & Lady[]


"She drew in a sharp breath, identifying the flickering golden flame as the banner colors of the High Lord of Rhodes," Princep's Fury, the siege of Ceres.