Aspropirgos

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Aspropirgos
Aspropirgos neighbouring systems
Aspropirgos neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -119.14 : -380.55[e]

The Aspropirgos system was the location of at least one habitable world or construct and as at 3145 was located in the Duchy of Andurien.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Aspropirgos system is located near the Butzfleth and Fanardir systems.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Aspropirgos system was colonised prior to the Age of War and was incorporated into the Magistracy of Canopus at some point after the founding of the Magistracy during the twenty-sixth century.[3]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

The Reunification War[edit]

Settled at some point prior to the Age of War,[6] during the Reunification War Aspropirgos became a target for the SLDF invasion of the Magistracy of Canopus during the third year of the military campaign. The Star League Defense Force task force commanded by Captain-General Marion Marik launched their attack on Aspropirgos in September 2580 and while the planetary invasion force was smaller than those used during 2578 and 2579, it still consisted of a complete SLDF brigade - the Fifty-eighth - supported by the Third Marik Militia and the Second Brigade of the Fusiliers of Oriente.[8][46]

Whilst the defending Magistracy Armed Forces units on Aspropirgos managed to sting the invading forces, contesting the invasion, they retreated before the SLDF could mount an effective pursuit, preserving their strength as part of a general refit and rearmament campaign both sides were conducting.[8] The Magistracy of Canopus had 13 worlds annexed by the Free Worlds League, either during the Reunification War[9] or by Star League decree in 2602,[47] and Aspropirgos was one of these worlds.

The Jihad[edit]

During the Jihad the Word of Blake used Aspropirgos as a launching point for operations against the Magistracy of Canopus. On the 29th of June 3073, an attack group drawn from the Magistracy Armed Forces and the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces hit Aspropirgos, targeting the Word of Blake staging grounds. The allied attack group spent 12 days systematically destroying the Blakist facilities along with most of the infantry support for the 41st Shadow Division.[48][49]

Military Deployment[edit]

2580[edit]

3079[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Butzfleth 13.0 Fanardir 18.2 Umka 21.9 Gouderak 26.0
Piriapolis 30.1 Canopus IV 31.5 Borgan's Rift 34.5 Mangor 35.5
Vakarel 36.3 Zathras 36.5 Banfora 37.4 Manaus 38.6
Adherlwin 41.0 Fagerholm 41.1 Hastur 42.2 Watermael 44.5
Thurrock 44.7 Villanueva 44.9 Ingonish 47.9 Granera 54.3
Gallis 54.5 Early Dawn 54.7 Lockton 55.0 Itica 55.6
Pernik 57.0 Leyda 58.6 Scheuerheck 59.4

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 93, "Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War [2571] and fall of the Star League [2750]"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 94, "Reunification War: Magistracy of Canopus Front Deployments (2577)"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Historical: Reunification War, p. 101, "Gallis, Aspropirgos, Fanardir and Borgan's Rift (January 2580-October 2581)"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  10. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. Field Report 2765: Free Worlds League, p. 25, "Free Worlds League Militia Deployment Map 2765"
  14. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 35, "Magistracy Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  15. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 23, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  16. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 96, "Magistracy of Canopus - [2767] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  19. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  21. 21.0 21.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  23. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. vii, "Free Worlds League Map - [3025]"
  24. 24.0 24.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 96, Magistracy of Canopus after Age of War, p. 96, "Magistracy of Canopus after Third Succession War [3025] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  25. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  26. 26.0 26.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  27. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3050]" Map
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - [3052]" Map
  30. Objective Raids, p. 36, "Map of the Free Worlds League"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  33. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 112, "Magistracy of Canopus & Tortuga Dominions"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  35. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 61, "Free Worlds League Map"
  36. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  37. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  38. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  39. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075]"
  40. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - [August] 3079"
  41. Field Report: Periphery, p. 20, "Magistracy of Canopus Region Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  42. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  43. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085]"
  44. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  45. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  46. Historical: Reunification War, p. 148, "Magistracy Of Canopus Front(Jump-Off - 2582)"
  47. Historical: Reunification War, p. 161, "Good Neighbours To The Magistracy"
  48. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 31, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  49. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 51, "The Jihad In Review"
  50. 50.0 50.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 150, "Magistracy Of Canopus Front(Jump-Off - 2582)"
  51. Field Report: FWLM, p. 15, "Non-Aligned Forces"

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