Characters of the Hyborian Age

Contributed by: Thulsa (). Compiled from various sources (but mainly from de Camp's "Hyborian Terms and Names"), this is a work in progress. Note the links to alternative interpretations of the characters at the Conan d20 website.


Name Reference Description Alt. link
Abdashtarth HS High Priest of Pteor
Abimael GT A Shemitish sailor in the crew of the Hawk
Afari SD A henchman of the Kushite nobleman Tuthmes
Ageera SD A Kushite witch-smeller
Agha Shupras BC
Aja VW The chief of the Bakalah
Ajaga SC The beast-king of Abombi
Ajonga CC Black galley slave
Akeb Man CA Turanian officer
Akhirom HS The mad king of Pelishtia
Akivasha CC An evil immortal princess
Akkutho SC Former king of Koth
Alafdhal SZ Turanian guardsman
Alarkar SK A count, ancestor to Queen Marala
Albiona SK Aquilonian countess, formerly Queen Marala of Ophir
Alcemides WB, TT Nemedian philosopher
Almuric SS, CC Prince of Koth
Altaro CC Nemedian priest, subordinate to Orastes
Alvaro CI Zingaran pirate of the Barachas
Amalric CC Baron of Tor
Amalric DT A young Aquilonian mercenary soldier
Amalric BC Nemedian soldier of fortune
Amalrus SK, SC A noble and later king of Ophir
Amboola SD Officer of the black spearmen of the kingdom of Kush
Amra QC The Lion Lord
Amric BN Kothian soldier in Conan's guard
Amurath, Shah SM Turanian noble
Angharzeb PS A onetime king of Turan
Antar FK Zuagir
Aram Baksh SZ Villainous innkeeper of Zamboula
Aratus SM Brythunian pirate
Arbanus SC General of Koth
Arideus CC The squire of Tarascus
Ariostro BN, CI The young king of Argos, successor to Milo
Arpello SC Aquilonian noble
Arshak BG Turanian noble
Arshak FK The successor to Kobad Shah, king of Iranistan
Artaban RE Turanian general
Artanes CI Zamorian pirate in Conan's crew
Artus CA Vilayet pirate
Arus CA A name taken by Conan on his way to Khanyria
Arus GB Nemedian watchman
Arus Hyborian Age Nemedian priest of Mitra, missionary to the Picts
Askia DT A black wizard, servant of King Sakumbe
Astreas WB Nemedian philosopher
Atalis HN A philosopher of Yaralet in Turan
Athicus RH A prison guard
Attelius BB Baron of the Westermarck
Aztrias Petanius GB Nemedian noble
Bajujh VW The black king of Bakalah
Balardus BN The king of Koth, successor to Strabonus
Balash RK Chief of the Kushafi tribe in the Ilbars Mts
Balthus BR A young Tauranian settler in Conajohara
Baraccus CA An exiled Aquilonian nobleman
Bardiya FK An official of Kobad Shah's court
Barras SK Henchman of Count Rigello
Belesa TT Zingaran heroine
BÍlit QC, CI Shemitish woman-pirate
Beloso CC Zingaran man-at-arms
Bhunda Chand PC King of Vendhya, killed by black sorcery
BÓt-Yakin JG Pelishti wizard
Bombaata HS Kushite captain in Asgalun
Borus GT First mate of Captain Gonzago's Hawk
Bragi FD A chief of the Vanir
Bragoras DT Former Nemedian king
Brant Drago BB Father of the elected govemor of Thandara
Brocas MB, BB Baron of Torh, lord of Conawaga
Bwatu CB A man of Juma's tribe
Baal CC A minion of Xaltotun
Baal-Pteor SZ Kosalan strangler
Catlaxoc CI Harlot of Ptahuacan
Cenwulf BN Captain of Bossonian archers
Chabela CB, BN Daughter of King Ferdrugo of Zingara
Chaga SD One of the ruling caste of the Kushite capital of Jumballa
Chakan BB One of the race of sub-men dwelling in the Pictish wilderness
Chengir Khan CA Vendhyan nobleman
Chicmec RN Man of Xuchotl
Chiron CC A minion of Xaltotun
Chunder Shan PC Governor of Peshkauri
Codrus FK A lieutenant of Conan
Conan King of Aquilonia
Conan The hero of the Conan stories, a gigantic Cimmerian adventurer
Conn WM to CI The nickname of Conan's elder son, later King Conan II
Constantius WB Kothic adventurer
Crassides CA Captain of the guard at the gate of Khanyria
Cratos CB Physician of Kordava
Ctesphon TT, PS King of Stygia
Dathan SD An official of the king of Eruk
Dayuki RE Hyrkanian chief
Dekanawatha BN, RZ Pictish chief
Demetrio GB Nemedian magistrate
Demetrio CC Argossean sea captain
Dexitheus TT, CI A priest of Mitra
Diana SD Nemedian slave girl in Jumballa
Dion PS Aquilonian noble
Dionus GB Nemedian prefect of police
Dirk Strom BB Father of the commandant of Fort Kwanyara
Diviatix BN, RZ Ligurean Druid
Edric MB Aquilonian scout
Egil LD An aesir
Emilius Scavonus CC Aquilonian noble
Enaro GB Nemedian charioteer
Enosh BT Chief of Akhlat
Epemitreus PS, CI A long-dead sage
Epeus DT Former king of Aquilonia
Escelan RN Man of Xuchotl
Fabio GT Argossean sailor in the crew of the Hawk
Farouz HS A name assumed by Mazdak
Feng CM Duke of Kusan
Ferdrugo CS, CB, BN King of Zingara
Flavius MB Aquilonian officer
Fronto SD Ophirean thief
Fulk WM An Aquilonian
Galacus TT Kothic pirate
Galbro TT Zingaran seneschal
Garus SK An adherent of Queen Marala of Ophir
Gault Hagar BB
Gebellez TT A Zingaran
Ghandar Chen CA A spy of King Yezdigerd of Turan in Tarantia
Ghaznavi DI Turanian councillor
Ghemur CA Vendhyan conspirator
Gilzan DI Shemitish torturer
Gitara PC Yasmina's maid
Gleg RE Zaporoskan robber lord
Glyco MB Aquilonian officer
Gobir DT Ghanata brigand
Godrigo CB Zingaran philosopher
Gomani CB Kushite slave
Gonzago GT Captain of the Hawk, a Barachan pirate ship
Gonzalvio CI Trocero's son
Goram Singh CI Vendhyan pirate in the Barachas
Gorm FD An aesir
Gorm LD A bard of the Aesir
Gorm HA1 Pictish chief after Conan's time
Gorthangpo CS A Meruvian
Gorulga JG Keshian priest
Gotarza FK The captain of Kobad Shah's royal guard
Gromel PS Bossonian commanding Conan's Black Legion
Guilaime WM, CI Aquilonian baron
Gwarunga JG Keshian priest
Hadrathus CC Priest of Asura
Hakhamalu FK An informer for Kobad Shah
Hakon Strom BB Father of a commander of rangers in Schohira
Hamar Kur CA Turanian officer
Hattusas FK Zamorian serving under Conan
Hatupep CI Merchant of Ptahuacan
Heimdul FD A Van or Vanaheimer
Hildico HN Brythunian slave girl in Yaralet
Hormaz CS Turanian officer
Horsa FD An Aesir
Hotep HS Stygian servant of Zeriti
Hotep CA A name assumed by Conan in Fort Wakla
Hsia CM A former king of Kusan
Ilga LW Virunian girl
Imbalayo HS Commander of the Kushite troops in Pelishtia
Ishbak HS A name assumed by Conan in Asgalun
Isparana Zamboulan thief
Itzra CI Antillian chief
Ivanos SM, RE Corinthian pirate
Ivga WB Valerius' sweetheart
Jalung Thongpa CS The god-king of Meru
Jamal PS Turanian soldier
Jehungir DI Turanian lord
Jehungir Agha DI Ruler of Khawarizm and Keeper of the coastal border of Turan
Jelal Khan DI Turanian noble
Joka RH Servant of Nabonidus
Julio CB Zingaran goldsmith
Juma CS, CM, CB Kushite serving in the Turanian army; later, he becomes the chief of a tribe in Kush
Jungir Khan SZ Turanian lord of Zamboula
Junia SK The wife of Torgrio the thief
Kallian Publico GB An art dealer
Kang Hsiu CA A Khitan
Kang Lou-Dze CA A Khitan girl
Kapellez CB Captain of the Zingaran royal yacht
Karanthes GB The "last priest of Ibis". Also spelled Caranthes and Kalanthes.
Karlus BB Aquilonian ranger at Fort Kwanyara
Keluka HS Kushite soldier in Asgalun
Keraspa BG Kezankian chieftain
Kerim Shah PC Turanian spy in Vendhya
Khafra HS Stygian servant of Zeriti
Khannon HS Pelishti wine-seller
Khaza FK A Stygian
Khemsa PC Wizard serving the Black Seers of Yimsha
Khorsu CA Turanian fisherman
Khosatral Khel DI Demon who once ruled Dagonia
Khosrun Khan PC Governor of Secunderam
Khossus BC, SD King of Khoraja
Khumbanigash WB General of Constantius' Shemitish mercenaries
Khurum PC A legendary Amir
Khushia RE The chief wife of King Yildiz
Khusro CM Turanian soldier
Kobad Shah FK King of Iranistan
Kordofo DT Conan's predecessor as general of the cavalry of Tombalku
Krallides WB Khauranian councilor
Kujala FK A Yezmite
Kujula CS, CM The khan of the Kuigars
Kull TC, CT, SH An Atlantean who becomes king of Valusia
Kurush Khan RE Hyrkanian chief
Kutamun BC Stygian prince
Kwarada BB The Witch of Skandaga, Valerian's mistress
Kaa-Yazoth CI A ruler of the Atlantean Age
Marala SK The queen of King Moranthes II of Ophir; later the Countess Albiona
Marco CI Barachan pirate in Conan's crew
Marinw CA A hireling of King Yezdigerd in Tarantia
Mattenbaal HS Priest of Pteor
Mazdak HS Hyrkanian mercenary in the Pelishti army
Mbega RZ, SH One of the twin kings of Zembabwei
Mbonani CB Ghanata slaver
Mena GT Shemitish conjuror in Captain Gonzago's crew
Menkara CB A priest of Set
Metemphoc CI The chief of the thieves of Ptahuacan
Milo CS, BM The king of Argos
Milo CI Conan's boatswain
Mithridates CA A king of Zamora
Mkwana SH Zembabwan officer
Monargo CI Count of Couthen
Moranthes SD, SK The king of Ophir and the second of that name, Amalrus' predecessor
Mulai CM Turanian soldier
Munthassem Khan HN Turanian governor
Muriela JG, IG Corinthian dancing-girl
Murilo RH, HN Noble of a small city-state west of Zamora
Murzio RZ Zingaran serving with Conan
Nabonidus RH A priest in a small, unnamed city-state west of Zamora
Nafertari DI The mistress of the satrap Jungir Khan
Nahor IG Shemitish merchant in Punt
Nanaia FK A woman of Kobad Shah's harem
Natala SS Brythunian girl
Natohk BC, SD The name used by Thugra Khotan; "Khotan" backward
Nenaunir WM, RZ, SH One of the twin kings of Zembabwei, also high priest of Damballah
Nestor HD Gunderman officer of Zamorian troops
N'Gora QC A subchief of the black corsairs
Nimed CC The king of Nemedia
Niord FD An Aesir
Njal LD A chief or jarl of the Aesir, raiding into Hyperborea
Numa PS A king of Nemedia
Numedides, Namedides DT, MB, TT A king of Aquilonia slain and superseded by Conan
N'Yaga QC A black corsair
Nzinga CB, RZ Queen of the Amazons, in RZ, also, her daughter of the same name
Octavia DJ Nemedian girl
Olgerd Vladislav WB, FK Zaporoskan chief of the Zuagirs
Olivero BN The husband of Princess Chabela
Olivia SM Ophirean princess
Olmec RN A chief of Xuchotl
Orastes CC A former priest of Mitra
Ortho RN A pirate
Ostono BG Nemedian
Othbaal An Anaki intriguer
Otho Gorm BB Father of a forest ranger of Schohira
Pallantides PS, CC, CA Aquilonian general
Pantho BN Zingaran duke of Guarralid
Pelias SC, CA Kothian wizard
Petreus RH A conspirator against Nabonidus
Posthumo GB Numalian policeman
Pra-Eun WM, RZ Kambujan wizard
Promero GB Nemedian clerk
Prospero PS, CC, CA Poitanian supporter of Conan
Publio CC An Argossean merchant
Publius TT to CI The chancellor of Aquilonia under Conan
Purasati FK Vendhyan girl in Yanaidar
Radegund BN Conan's elder daughter
Rakllamon CA Stygian sorcerer of former times
Ramiro CB The founder of King Ferdrugo's Zingaran dynasty
Rammon PS A wizard or priest alluded to
Rann LD Njal's daughter
Rhazes KD Kothian astrologer
Rigello SK A powerful nobleman, cousin to the king
Rima SK A slave-girl
Rimush RZ, SH Shemitish astrologer
Rinaldo PS, SC A mad Aquilonian poet
Rolf CA An Aesir at the court of King Yezdigerd
Roxana RE Zamorian mistress of Prince Teyaspa
Rufia HS Mistress of Mazdak
Rustum BG Kezankian tribesman
Sabral CB A taverner in Kordava
Sagayetha MB Pictish shaman
Sagoyaga RZ A chief of the Picts
Saidu DT Ghanata brigand
Sakumbe DT One of the joint kings of Tombalku
Salome WB The wicked twin sister of Taramis
Sancha PO Zingaran girl, the daughter of the duke of Kordava
Sassan BG Iranistani treasure-hunter
Sergius SM Kothic pirate captain
Servio CC Messantian innkeeper
Servius Galannus CC Aquilonian noble
Shaf Karaz PS A chief of the Khozgari tribesmen of Hyrkania
Shanya PS The daughter of a chief of the Khozgari
Shapur CA Turanian soldier
Shevatas BC Zamorian thief
Shu CM, SH The king of Kusan
Shubba SD Servant of Tuthmes
Shukeli SC A eunuch
Shupras BC Khorajan councilor
Sigurd CB, CI Vanir sailor
Siptah GT Stygian magician, living in a tower on a nameless island
Skelos BC, DI, PC An ancient author of magical books
Soractus BR Aquilonian woodsman
Strabo CI Argossean bully
Strabonus SD, SC Emperor of Koth
Sumuabi HS King of Akkharia
Sura MB Aquilonian physician
Tachic RN A man of Xuchotl
Tananda SD The sister of the king of Kush
Tanzong Tengri CS The chief wizard of Meru
Taramis WB Queen of Khauran
Tarascus CC, CA Brother of the King of Nemedia
Tartur CA Wigur shaman
Tashudang CS Meruvian
Taurus BC, SD Chancellor of Khoraja
Taurus BN Conan's younger son
Taurus TE Nemedian Prince of Thieves
Techotl RN A man of Xuchotl
Teyanoga BB Pictish shaman
Teyaspa RE Turanian prince
Thabit CA Zuagir
Than HN Nobleman of Yaralet
Thanara CA Woman spy for King Yezdigerd
Thasperas MB, BB Lord of Schohira
Thasperas BB Patron of Schohira
Thespides BC, SD Khorajan councilor
Thespius CC Renegade Aquilonian count
Theteles VW Livia's brother, slain by the Bakalah
Thorus BN Gunderman serving with Conan's army
Thoth-Amon GB, TT, PS Stygian sorcerer-priest
Thothmekri CC A dead priest of Set
Thror LD A subchief of the Aesir
Thugra Khotan BC An ancient Stygian wizard brought back to life under the name Natohk
Thugra Khotan BC Last magician of Kutchemes
Thutmekri JG, IG Stygian adventurer
Thutothmes CC Stygian priest
Tiberias BR Aquilonian trader
Tiberias CC Aquilonian noble
Tiberio CC Publio's secretary
Tilutan DT Ghanata brigand
Tina TT A young Ophirean girl
Tito QC Argossean sea captain
Tolkamec RN Wizard of Xuchotl
Topal RN A man of Xuchotl
Torgno SK A thief of Ianthe
Tothmekri TT Stygian prince
Totrasmek SZ A priest of Hanuman
Tovarro CB The brother of King Ferdrugo
Tranicos TT, CI Pirate admiral
Trocero TT to CI The count of Poitain
Tsotha-Lanti SC Kothian wizard, "the Vulture of Koth"
Tubal FK Shemite serving under Conan
Tuthamon FK, CC A former king of Stygia, the father of Akivasha
Tuthmes SD A nobleman of the kingdom of Kush
Ura FK A legendary king of Yanaidar
Uriaz HS A former king of Pelishtia
Uthghiz CA Turanian admiral
Valannus CC Aquilonian officer
Valannus BR, MB Aquilonian officer commanding Fort Tuscelan
Valbroso CC Zingaran robber-count
Valenso TT Zingaran count
Valeria RN Aquilonian woman pirate
Valerian BB Nobleman of Schohira
Valerio CB Zingaran fencing master
Valerius CC Aquilonian noble
Valerius WB A young Khaurani soldier
Vammatar LD Queen of Haloga
Vancho CB The first officer of Zarono's Petrel
Vardan CA Turanian soldier
Vardanes BT Zamorian adventurer
Vateesa BC, SD Khorajan lady
Vathelos BC Blind author of magical books
Veziz Shah CA Turanian city govemor
Vilerus DT Former king of Aquilonia
Villagro CB Duke of Kordava
Vinashko RE A chief of the Yuetshi
Virata FK Kosalan magus of Yanaidar
Volmana PS Aquilonian noble
Wulfhere FD An Aesir chief
Xaltotun CC, CA, BN Acheronian wizard
Xatmec RN A man of Xuchotl
Yag-Kosha TE An elephant-headed native of the planet Yag
Yah Chieng CA Khitan magician
Yakov CI Zaporoskan pirate in the Barachas
Yamad Al-Aphta CA A name of Conan among the Zuagirs
Yanak CA Vilayet pirate
Yar Afzal PC Wazuli chief
Yar Allal CA Zuagir
Yara TE Wizard of Arenjun, captor of Yag-Kosha
Yasala RN A woman of Xuchotl
Yasmela BC, KD Queen regent of Khoraja
Yasmina PC, CA Devi of Vendhya
Yasunga CI Black Barachan pirate
Yasunga CC Negro galley slave
Yateli DI Dagonian girl
Yelaya JG, IG The long-dead princess of Alkmeenon
Yezdigerd DI, PC, CA King of Turan
Yildiz SM, HN, CM King of Turan, the predecessor of Yezdigerd
Yin Allal CA Zuagir chief
Yo La-Gu CA Khitan soldier
Zahak FK Hyrkanian captain in Yanaidar
Zal BG Zamorian
Zang WB A priest
Zapayo Da Kova DT Commander of a mercenary force that invaded Stygia
Zaporavo PO Zingaran pirate captain
Zarallo RN The chief of a band of mercenaries in Stygian service
Zaramba IG The chief priest of Punt
Zargheba JG, IG Shemitish adventurer
Zarono CB, TT, CI Zingaran buccaneer captain
Zebah CA A name assumed by the leader of a band of Zuagir raiders
Zelata CC Aquilonian wise woman
Zeltran CB The first offlcer of Conan's Wastrel
Zelvar Af CA Himelian hunter
Zenobia CC, WM, BN Nemedian girl wedded by Conan
Zeriti HS Witch-mistress of King Akhirom
Zillah BT The daughter of Enosh of Akhlat
Zingelito TT Zingaran
Zlanath RN A man of Xuchotl
Zogar Sag BR, MB Pictish wizard
Zorathus CC Kothic merchant
Zosara CS, CM The daughter of King Yildiz of Turan
Zula Last of the Zamballahs
Zuru ZB Ghanata slaver
Zyras BG Corinthian

Stories are referred to by code letters, as shown below. Stories are listed in the chronological order in which they occur in Conan's life. The lower-case letters in parentheses following each title refer to authorship thus: c for Carter, d for de Camp, h for Howard, and n for Nyberg. Here are the stories:

  • LD--Legions of the Dead (cd)
  • TC--The Thing in the Crypt (cd)
  • TE--The Tower of the Elephant (h)
  • HD--The Hall of the Dead (dh)
  • GB--The God in the Bowl (h)
  • RH--Rogues in the House (h)
  • HN--The Hand of Nergal (ch)
  • PP--The People of the Summit (dn)
  • CS--The City of Skulls (cd)
  • CM--The Curse of the Monolith (cd)
  • BG--The Bloodstained God (dh)
  • FD--The Frost Giant's Daughter (h)
  • LW--The Lair of the Ice Worm (cd)
  • QC--Queen of the Black Coast (h)
  • VW--The Vale of Lost Women (h)
  • CT--The Castle of Terror (cd)
  • SD--The Snout in the Dark (cdh)
  • HS--Hawks Over Shem (dh)
  • BC--Black Colossus (h)
  • SI--Shadows in the Dark (cd)
  • SM--Shadows in the Moonlight (h)
  • RE--The Road of the Eagles (dh)
  • WB--A Witch Shall be Born (h)
  • BT--Black Tears (cd)
  • SZ--Shadows in Zamboula (h)
  • SK--The Star of Khorala (dn)
  • DI--The Devil in Iron (h)
  • FK--The Flame Knife (dh)
  • PC--The People of the Black Circle (h)
  • SS--The Slithering Shadow (h)
  • DT--Drums of Tombalku (dh)
  • GT--The Gem in The Tower (cd)
  • PO--The Pool of the Black One (h)
  • CB--Conan the Buccaneer (cd)
  • RN--Red Nails (h)
  • JG--Jewels of Gwahlur (h)
  • IG--The Ivory Goddess (cd)
  • BR--Beyond the Black River (h)
  • MB--Moon of Blood (cd)
  • TT--The Treasure of Tranicos (ex-The Black Stranger) (dh)
  • BB--Wolves Beyond the Border (dh)
  • PS--The Phoenix on the Sword (h)
  • SC--The Scarlet Citadel (h)
  • CC--Conan the Conqueror (ex-The Hour of the Dragon) (h)
  • CA--Conan the Avenger (ex-The Return of Conan) (dn)
  • WM--The Witch of the Mists (cd)
  • BS--Black Sphinx of Nebthu (cd)
  • RZ--Red Moon of Zembabwei (cd)
  • SH--Shadows in the Skull (cd)
  • CI--Conan of the Isles (cd)