DC Animated Universe

Thousands of Years ago

Circa 6600 BC

  • Two Thanagarian law officers, Katar and Chay-Ara Hol fall into a wormhole and crash in Ancient Egypt. With their ship out of fuel and no other way to get home they opt to use their knowledge of advanced technology to improve the lives of the locals as best they can. (JLU: Shadow of the Hawk)

6th century

  • During the reign of King Arthur, a young man named Jason Blood attempts to betray Camelot to Morgaine Le Fey. His deception is discovered by Merlin, and he is bonded to the demon known as Etrigan.
  • Also, it is believed that the Shining Knight came from this period. (JLU: Patriot Act)

10th century

  • Early in the 10th century, Prince Jon a Scandinavian warrior of great renown, know throughout the world as "The Viking Prince" stood alone on a frozen battlefield as the sole survivor of a bloody conflict. It was then that he met a Valkyrie, taking the souls of the fallen warriors to Valhalla. Jon and the Valkyrie fell in love, though when Odin, king of the Norse Gods discovered the affair he banished Jon from Valhalla. After Jon pleas with Odin to allow him to be reunited with his love, Odin agrees to allow Jon into the Halls of Valhalla on the condition that he die a heroic death. However, out of cruelty Odin gifts Jon invulnerability from harm by metal, wood, fire and water, preventing Jon from achieving his goal. After many years traveling the world, fighting many battles, searching for his heroic death Jon eventually tires of the endless bloodshed and having grown distant from humanity sails into the frozen north, where he passed out of living memory. (JLU: To Another Shore)

11th century

16th century

17th century


19th century