|Battle of Caraskand|
|Part of the Holy War
|First force||Holy War|
|Result||Victory for the Holy War|
|Participants||Coithus Athjeäri |
Goken the Red
Rilding Werijen Greatheart
|Leader||Kascamandri ab Tepherokar|
|Participants||Ansacer ab Salajka |
Cinganjehoi ab Sakjal
Cojirani ab Houk
Fanayal ab Kascamandri
The Battle of Caraskand, sometimes called the Battle of Tertae Fields, was the desperate and pivotal battle in 4112 between the host of Kascamandri ab Tepherokar, the Padirajah of Kian, and the First Holy War under Anasûrimbor Kellhus.
The Fanim, despite outnumbering the diseased and starving Inrithi, found themselves incapable of slowing or stopping the First Holy War's general advance. Many attribute the Inrithi victory to the intercession of the God, though a more likely explanation is to be found in the revelatory events preceding the battle. Nersei Proyas is particularly effective in his descriptions of the maniacal morale enjoyed by the Inrithi as a result of the Warrior-Prophet's Circumfixion and subsequent vindication. That the Kianene were overconfident is amply demonstrated by the Padirajah's decision to allow the First Holy War to assemble its ranks unmolested.
- Encyclopedic Glossary, 'Battle of Caraskand'