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Senatorial Republic of Timeria
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| Timeria |
DEMOCRACY AND LIBERTY
Democracy and Liberty
|Official language(s)||Spanish and English|
|Established||22 May 2002|
|Area claimed||~3,5 sq ft|
|Currency||Dinar of Timeria (đ)|
|Time zone||UTC +1|
|Patron saint||Selene (Hellenism)|
Saint Sophia the Martyr| (Orthodox Christianity)
Timeria (Spanish: Timeria), officially the Senatorial Republic of Timeria (República Senatorial de Timeria), is a micronation in Spain. It is externally bounded by the Mediterranean Sea.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 2.1 Early History
- 2.2 Old Timeria
- 2.3 The beginning of the Republic
- 2.4 Fall of the Old Timeria
- 2.5 Identity theft
- 2.6 The traditionalist refounding
- 2.7 Fall of Traditionalist Timeria
- 2.8 Refounding in 2015
- 2.9 The end of monarchist movement
- 2.10 Integration in Orfalia
- 2.11 Abandonment of Orfalia
- 2.12 Timerian calendar
- 3 Culture
- 4 Economy
The micronation was known officialy as the "Timeria" since the foundation. The name was formed by using words of the Greek language: timé (honour) and -ria (place).
The earliest known citizens of Timeria were school students who wanted experience how to work a society in true greco-roman style today.
In the beginning Timeria was a blog about classical greco-roman culture, later became a micronation.
The Kingdom of Timeria was founded at May 22 of 2002.
Hermenegildo I, also called Hermenegildo de Legouvé, was crowned King in the foundation. He emphasized the democracy and Senate, partly in an attempt to justify the power of the King independent of Spain.
A Senate in 2003 reclaimed democratic rights in reference to Constitution. Democratic rights had been referred to as regalia, but were enumerated for the first time in the Constitucion. In the first Constitution were enumerated the investiture, the senate seating and the micronational coining.
During the monarchy, Hermenegildo I facilitated money and a succesful settlement of lands.
The beginning of the Republic
In 2004, Timeria was transform to a republican form of state.
The Senatorial Republic of Timeria was proclaimed when Hermenegildo I renounced to crown following presidential elections in which socialist and anti-monarchist candidate, Wiew Wers, won the majority of votes, and timerian people celebrated the beginning of the Republic.
Fall of the Old Timeria
The increasingly apparent crumbling of the physical territories of Timeria it resulted in economic and political fall, coinciding with the economical crisis in Spain.
In september 2 of 2008, the Senate and the Government voted both itself and Timeria out of existence.
Many people will be attributed timerian people during the period 2008-2013. They opened many blogs to justified.
The years 2008-2013 are a failed stage where Timeria not exist.
The traditionalist refounding
The traditionalist refounding was a cultural and political movement that spanned the period roughly from march 2013 to the march 2014, created for restore Timeria.
As a cultural movement, the traditionalist reform restore the religion and way of life, revolving around the Greek Gods, and embracing ancient hellenic values and virtues, establishing weekly public rituals and engaging in other aspects of practical promotion of polytheism like theater and music.
As a political movement, the traditional refounding contributed the development of micronationalist science, with the creation of the Timerian Academy. The political parties was focused in the reconstructionist activity, with early attempts to reconstruct the Senate adding practices that have survived from the roman senate.
Fall of Traditionalist Timeria
The timerian citizens received the offer to join Byzantium Novum and they accepted. Subsequently the micronation was desintegrated.
Refounding in 2015
The integration in Byzantium Novum was bad. There was no activity, timerians new proposals were ignored. Therefore, timerian citizens decided to refound the micronation.
The end of monarchist movement
The movement to restore the monarchy was dissolved on January 24 of 2015, and its members joined to the National Party, but some members of the disappeared Monarchist Party created the “Republic Autarchy and Order of Zeus” party, in spanish “Ray of Zeus”.
Integration in Orfalia
On October 7, Timeria was integrated in Orfalia, like Republic with self-government in Education, Culture and Sports.
Abandonment of Orfalia
On december 7, Timeria left Orfalia for differences in the micronationalism conception between both. Timeria is a Hellenistic pagan micronation, while Orfalia defends Christian Orthodox religious values. Also, Timeria defends Spanish as official language of the micronation, but Orfalia defends English.
The timerian calendar was built on the basis of the Gregorian calendar, adding Hellenistic traditions and some Roman festivities, and entered into force from January 2016.
The origins of Timerian art were very much influenced by grecorroman artists.
The center of cultural development is the Academy of Timeria.
The center to collect all documents is the Library of Timeria.
In 2003, the Timerian art was portrait miniature, with special reference in the "Portrait of Wers" by Artemio de Serralia.
Timerian artists developed neoclassicist style in 2014, the most important work in paint of this stage is "Hipatia of Alexandria", by Artemio de Serralia.
The most important literary work is "The extraordinary moments", by Benka Miller, winner of the First Timerian Short Story Competition.
In the Feast of Diasia of 2015, “Homeland of creators” work was published, written by Wiew Wers.
During the traditionalist refounding, Timerian philosophers produced works of environment of micronationalism, Wiew Wers theorized the principle of decay of the hierarchical spirit of the classical state, discarding copy the of archaic micronations models like Sealand. In his work Wers openly critized the Sealand derivation to an ordinary commercial enterprise, their lack of culture and her loss of micronational identity.
The Academy of Timeria is the public institution for research and development, which emits reports on science or characteristics of nationalism and of the world.
The official currency in Timeria is the Dinar of Timeria.
From January 2016, Timeria adopted its own economic system with the cryptocurrency Dinar. In the web site of the Bank of Timeria, citizens can access to a market where exchange products or services for dinars.
The Timerian Economic System is the structure it who operates the Dinar of Timeria, a cryptocurrency whose use is exclusively limited to the activities carried out within the micronation. The citizens of Timeria can obtain dinars participating in the activities. Dinars cannot be bought or sold by official currencies of countries - such as the dollar or the euro -, nor can they be offered products or services that must be regulated by the laws of countries, but only those internal Timeria.
Timeria issued several tickets dinar from 2013 to 2014.